Balázs Égert is an economist at the Economics Department of the OECD. He previously worked at the Austrian central bank (2003-2007). He was visiting researcher at the South African Reserve Bank (2007), Bruegel (2006), CESifo (2006), the Czech National Bank (2006), the central bank of Hungary (2005), the Bank of Finland/BOFIT (2004/2005) and the Bank of Estonia (2002). He earned his PhD at the University of Paris X-Nanterre (2002). His research focuses on the Balassa-Samuelson effect, the exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, credit growth and house prices in Central and Eastern Europe and the impact of regulation in network industries in OECD countries.
Articles by Balázs Égert:
France’s weak economic performance: Sick of taxation?
10 May 2013, 9540 reads
What’s causing higher inflation in Europe’s converging economies?
2 April 2008, 12932 reads
Reichlin, Turner, Woodford
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Public debt and economic growth, one more timePanizza, Presbitero
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Rethinking macroeconomic policyBlanchard
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new mode