Martin Eichenbaum delivers 40th Barcelona GSE Lecture


Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University) discussed "Rethinking Fiscal Policy in an Era of Low Interest Rates" at Banc Sabadell on May 16, 2019.

The lecture was introduced by Sofía Rodríguez, Head of Banc Sabadell's Macroeconomics and Financial Stability Division, and Albert Marcet, Barcelona GSE Research Professor.


In his lecture, Prof. Eichenbaum argued for the use of fiscal policy to stimulate growth and combat severe recessions.

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About Barcelona GSE Lectures

Organized with support from Banc Sabadell, the Barcelona GSE Lecture Series has brought dozens of the world's top Economics scholars to Barcelona every year since 2003 to share their research on a range of topics on specialized theory and practice. Speakers come from prestigious universities, central banks, and international organizations.

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