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Volker Wieland


Volker Wieland is professor of monetary theory and policy at Goethe University of Frankfurt and the Willem Duisenberg Research Fellow at the European Central Bank.

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Recent Commentary

Analysis and Commentary

Working Paper: "Finding The Equilibrium Real Interest Rate In A Fog Of Policy Deviations"

by John B. Taylor, Volker Wielandvia Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

For John B. Taylor of Stanford University and Volker Wieland, research on the real equilibrium interest rate is not yet useful for monetary policy although there has been a lot of research recently.

Stimulus was only a temporary boost to personal income

The Stimulus Didn’t Work

by John F. Cogan, John B. Taylor, Volker Wielandvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Government transfers and rebates were just pebbles in a pond. Private-sector resilience made the real waves. By John F. Cogan, John B. Taylor, and Volker Wieland.

John F. Cogan

New Keynesian versus Old Keynesian

by John F. Cogan, Tobias Cwik, John B. Taylor, Volker Wielandvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 21, 2009

Renewed interest in fiscal policy has increased the use of quantitative models to evaluate policy. We find that the models currently being used to evaluate fiscal policy stimulus proposals are weak.