Gauti Eggertson


Gauti B. Eggertsson is a macroeconomist and a Professor of Economics at Brown University Economics Department. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 2004, after having completed his B.S. in economics from the University of Iceland. He has worked at Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Since graduation he has also been visiting faculty at Princeton, Yale, and Columbia where he taught international finance and macroeconomics at both graduate and undergraduate level .  Eggertsson has published in a variety of professional journals such as the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. The main focus of his work is the analysis of monetary and fiscal policy over the business cycle, both from a modern and historical perspective. 

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Aging, Output per capita and Secular Stagnation

Paper Conference paper | | Dec 2017

This paper shows that aging has positive effect on output growth per capital at positive interest rates, due to capital deepening.

A Model of Secular Stagnation: Theory and Quantitative Evaluation

Paper Conference paper | | Dec 2017

This paper replaces an earlier version of a paper released in 2014 under the title “A Model of Secular Stagnation.”

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Is Slow Growth the “New Normal”?

If So, What Are the Policy Solutions?

Event Conference | Hosted by Secular Stagnation | Dec 15, 2017

Distinguished Scholars Including Larry Summers and Adair Turner Present Evidence of the Trend and Policy Solutions