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Lubos Pastor and Elisabeth Kempf on *Fifty Shades of QE* and the Implications of QE Research

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Release Date: 01/31/2022

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Lubos Pastor is a professor of finance, and Elisabeth Kempf is an associate professor of finance, both at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. They join David on Macro Musings to talk about their recent paper, *Fifty Shades of QE: Comparing Findings of Central Bankers and Academics*. Lubos, Elisabeth, and David specifically discuss the scope, design, and findings of their study, the theory behind QE’s impact on output and inflation, the career implications of QE research, and more.

 

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Transcript for the episode can be found here: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/tags/macro-musings

 

Lubos’s University of Chicago profile: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/p/lubos-pastor

Lubos’s NBER archive: https://www.nber.org/people/lubos_pastor?page=1&perPage=50

 

Elisabeth’s University of Chicago Profile: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/k/elisabeth-kempf

Elisabeth’s website: https://sites.google.com/site/elikempf/

 

Related Links:

 

*Fifty Shades of QE: Comparing Findings of Central Bankers and Academics* by Lubos Pastor, Elisabeth Kempf, Brian Fabo, and Martina Jancokova

https://www.nber.org/system/files/working_papers/w27849/w27849.pdf

 

*The Federal Reserve System’s Influence on Research in Monetary Economics* by Lawrence H. White

https://econjwatch.org/File+download/90/2005-08-white-invest_apparatus.pdf?mimetype=pdf

 

David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth

David’s blog: http://macromarketmusings.blogspot.com/