• International Macroeconomic
  • Public Economics
  • Fiscal Federalism
  • Fiscal Consolidation
  • Interaction between Monetary and Fiscal Policy 
  • Fiscal Policy and Redistribution

Fields of specialization:

  • Ph.D., European University Institute
  • Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Universitat de Barcelona, Faculty of Economics, Group AQR – IREA

Short bio:

Peter Claeys is an Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in the research group APEC. He obtained his Ph.D. at the European University Institute, and after a Marie Curie Fellowship at AQR, became an Assistant Professor at the Universitat de Barcelona. His work focuses on the econometric modelling of various aspects of fiscal policy, including the macroeconomic effects of government spending, fiscal consolidation, spillover of budget decisions, fiscal federalism and more generally the interaction between monetary and fiscal policies. He has worked on various projects on fiscal policy for the European Commission, the ECB, the OECD, the European Parliament, and the Spanish and Swedish government.

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