531 Wyman Hall
Department of Economics
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21218
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Anton Korinek is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. He received his PhD from Columbia University in 2007 after three years of work experience in the financial sector. He has also worked at the University of Maryland and has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University, the World Bank, the IMF, the BIS and the Bundesbank.
His area of expertise is international finance and macroeconomics. In his current research, Korinek focuses on capital controls and macro-prudential regulation as policy instruments to reduce the risk of future financial crises. He investigates the global spillover effects of such policy measures as well as their implications for income inequality. He has won several fellowships and awards for this work, including from the Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Latest News [click for more news]
Apr 2016 Organized conference on Growing Up in the Age of Artificial IntelligenceFeb 2014 Work on "Currency Wars" featured in the Economist Magazine's "Free Exchange"
Latest Research [click for more research]
Develops a general theory to characterize fire-sale externalities from both imperfect risk-sharing and collateral constraints
Thoughts on DSGE Macroeconomics [PDF | , October 2015, prepared for Joe Stiglitz's festschrift conferenceMacroeconomics would benefit from greater methodological diversity
Systemic Risk-Taking: Amplification Effects, Externalities, and Regulatory Responses, [2011 ECB WP | update], revise and resubmit at the Review of Economic Studies
Theoretical foundations for macro-prudential regulation of systemic risk-taking
Curriculum Vitae [click here]