Andrew Hughes-Hallett studied at the University of Warwick, London School of Economics and Nuffield College Oxford. He has held academic posts at Bristol, Erasmus, Newcastle, Strathclyde, Princeton and Vanderbilt before coming to St.Andrews. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, was a Fulbright Scholar (1992-4), a member of the Council of Economic Advisors (2007-2015), and is now a Commissioner of the Scottish Fiscal Commission (2014- ) and advisor for economic and monetary affairs to the European Parliament (2015- ).
Open Economy Macroeconomics, Fiscal and Monetary Policies, Federalism, Policy Coordination; European Integration.
208 refereed papers of which top ten papers (by AEA/AMS citations) are:
Selected Papers in 2013-15:
“Stabilization and Expanded Commitment: The Value of Forward Guidance in Economies with Rational Expectations”, Macroeconomic Dynamics, to appear 2015
“The Cyclicality of Automatic and Discretionary Fiscal Policy: What Can Real Time Data Tell Us?”, Macroeconomic Dynamics,19(1), 221-43, 2015.
“Announcements as an equilibrium selection device”, Oxford Economic Papers, 66 (1), 325-347, 2014.
“Fiscal sustainability using growth-maximising debt targets” Applied Economics, 46 (6), 638-647, 2013.
“External imbalances and fiscal fragility in the euro area”, Open Economies Review,25, 3-34, 2014.
“Growth Maximising Public Debt under Changing Demographics” in Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2015.
“Great Moderation or "Will o' the Wisp"? A Time-Frequency Decomposition of GDP for the US and UK”, Journal of Macroeconomics, 44, 82-97, 2015.