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John Lewis
Senior Economist

International Directorate 
International Spillovers Team
Current Areas of Interest:
Open Economy Macroeconomics
Panel-data econometrics
Monetary Policy
Contact Information:
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MA Economics, University of Cambridge
MSc Economics, University of Glasgow
PhD Economics, University of Cardiff

Professional Experience

Bank of Estonia 2004-2005
Dutch Central Bank 2006-2011

Current Research and Analysis

John is working on several empirical projects in the area of international macro.  Current projects include a cross-country study of export performance, work on the determinants of exchange rate passthrough and a study of how emerging markets have affected UK import prices. His earlier work has spanned topics such as ECB rate setting, real time data, fiscal policy and the economics of European integration.

Selected Publications

 ECB Reaction Functions and the Crisis of 2008
S Gerlach and J Lewis
International Journal of Central Banking, 10(1), pages 137-158, 2014.
How reliable are cyclically adjusted budget balances in real time?
A Hughes Hallett, R Kattai and J Lewis
Contemporary Economic Policy vol 30  pages 75-92, 2012.
Fiscal policy in Central and Eastern Europe with real time data: cyclicality, inertia and the role of EU accession
J Lewis
Applied Economics vol 45 (23), pages 3347 – 59, 2012.
The views expressed in all these papers are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Bank of England.