Agustín S. Bénétrix

Assistant Professor of EconomicsTrinity College Dublin

Co-founder and chair of IM-TCD (TCD’s International Macroeconomics Research Unit)

Associate Editor, Economia



Latest papers

1. “Cross-country Exposures to the Swiss Franc,” (with Philip Lane), January 2016

2. “Financial Cycles and Fiscal Cycles,” (with Philip Lane), December 2015

3. “Measuring the Spread of Modern Manufacturing to the Poor Periphery,” (with Kevin O’Rourke and Jeffrey Williamson), October 2015. Data files.

Journal articles

1.   “International Currency Exposures, Valuation Effects and the Global Financial Crisis,” (with Philip Lane and Jay Shambaugh), Journal of International Economics, 96: 98-109, January 2015. Dataset.

2.   “International Differences in Fiscal Policy During the Global Crisis,” (with Philip Lane), Fiscal Studies 36(1): 1–27, March 2015.

3.   “International Risk Sharing and the Irish Economy,”  The Economic and Social Review 46(1): 29-49, Spring 2015.

4.  “The Spread of Manufacturing to the Poor Periphery 1870‐2007,” (with Kevin O’Rourke and Jeffrey Williamson), Open Economies Review 26(1): 1-37, January 2015.

5.   “Fiscal Shocks and The Real Exchange Rate,” (with Philip Lane), International Journal of Central Banking 9(3):1-32, September 2013.

6.   “Fiscal Cyclicality and EMU,” (with Philip Lane), Journal of International Money and Finance 34: 164-176, April 2013. Media coverage: The Economist

7.   “The Cyclical Conduct of Irish Fiscal Policy,” (with Philip Lane), The World Economy 35(10): 1277–1290, October 2012.

8.   “How Housing Slumps End” (with Barry Eichengreen and Kevin O’Rourke), Economic Policy 72: 647-692, October 2012.

9.   “Fiscal Shocks and Real Wages,” International Journal of Finance & Economics 17(3): 203-220, July 2012.

10.  Fiscal Shocks and The Sectoral Composition of Output,” (with Philip Lane), Open Economies Review 21(3): 335-350, July 2010.

11.  “From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: similarities, differences and lessons,” (with Miguel Almunia, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin O’Rourke and Gisela Rua), Economic Policy 62: 219-265, April 2010. Media Coverage: The New York Times (Paul Krugman’s blog), The New York Review of Books (article by Paul Krugman and Robin Wells)

12.  “The Impact of Government Spending Shocks on The Irish Economy,” (with Philip Lane), The Economic and Social Review 40(4): 407-434, December 2009.

13.  “The Anatomy of Large Valuation Episodes,” Review of World Economics 145(3): 489-511, October 2009.