Professor Richard Dennis
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Copland Building (24)
|Research School of Economics|
ANU College of Business and Economics
LF Crisp Building 26
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
Richard Dennis (Ph.D. Australian National University) has spent the last decade working for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and is now Professor of Economics at the Australian National University. Richard's primary areas of interest relate to macro-modeling and monetary policy design. In particular, Richard has researched and published extensively on optimal policy design and time-consistency in relation to the conduct of monetary policy. In addition, Richard has published on timeless perspective policymaking, on robust decision making, and has worked on the issue of multiple equilibria in discretionary policy settings. Recent publications have appeared in the Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.
Disciplines & research interests
- Macroeconomic Theory
- Applied Macroeconomics
- Monetary Economics
- Computational Economics
Dennis, R., (2010) "How Robustness can Lower the Cost of
Discretion," Journal of Monetary Economics, 57, 6, pp.
Dennis, R., (2010), "When is Discretion Superior to Timeless Perspective Policymaking?" Journal of Monetary Economics, 57, 3, pp. 266-277.
Dennis, R., Leitemo, K., and U. Soderstrom, (2009), "Methods for Robust Control," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 33, 8, pp. 1604-1616.
Dennis, R., (2009), "Consumption-habits in a New Keynesian Business Cycle Model," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 41, 5, pp. 1015-1030.
Dennis, R., (2008), "Robust Control with Commitment: A Modification to Hansen-Sargent", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 32, 7, pp. 2061-2084.
Dennis, R., and F. Ravenna, (2008), "Learning and Optimal Monetary Policy," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 32, 6, pp. 1964-1994.
- Imperfect Credibility and Robust Monetary Policy (Working Paper Series in Economics and Econometrics - August 2012)
- Expectations Traps and Coordination Failures with Discretionary Policymaking (Working Paper Series in Economics and Econometrics - May 2013)