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Juan Pablo Nicolini

Senior Research Economist


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Juan Pablo Nicolini is a senior research economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Prior to joining the Fed in 2009, Juan Pablo taught at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, where he holds a part-time position. In addition, he served as chairman of the Economics Department (1994–99) and president (2001–9) of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. In 2006–7, he was Tinker Visiting Professor in the Economics Department and the Center for Latin-American Studies at the University of Chicago. He has also been a visiting researcher at the Banco de Portugal and in the Monetary Stance Division of the European Central Bank.

Juan studied economics at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán in Argentina and earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Chicago. The focus of his research centers on monetary theory and policy and on bounded rationality in macroeconomics. Juan’s work has appeared in several journals, among them the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics, and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Recent Work/Updates

Self-fulfilling Prophecies in Sovereign Debt Markets
June 2016 - Economic Policy Papers

On the Stability of Money Demand
September 2015 - Working Paper
Published In: Journal of Monetary Economics (Vol. 73, July 2015, pp. 48-65)

Monetary Policy and Dutch Disease: The Case of Price and Wage Rigidity
June 2015 - Working Paper
Published In: Series in Central Banking of the Central Bank of Chile (Vol. 22, Chapter 2, 2016, pp. 51-90)

Sovereign Default: The Role of Expectations
May 2015 - Working Paper

Macroeconomic Policy during a Credit Crunch
February 2015 - Economic Policy Papers

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