Krisztina Molnar

Associate Professor Krisztina Molnar

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Macro, Risk and Sustainability Centre
Macroeconomics Monetary macroeconomics Expectation formation Household behavior

Krisztina Molnár has been an associate professor since 2011. She received her PhD degree in Economics from Universidad Pompeu Fabra under the supervision or Albert Marcet in 2006.

Krisztina has done research in monetary macroeconomics, expectation formation and adaptive learning, microeconomic theory, household consumption and income shocks. Her work on monetary economics has been included in the Handbook of Monetary Economics.

"Optimal monetary policy when agents are learning" (with Sergio Santoro) Europen Economic Review, Vol 66, page 39-62, 2014.
An excerpt has been published in Handbook of Monetary Economics Volume 3, Chapter 19, Edited by Benjamin M. Friedman and Michael Woodford.

PhD student Agnes Kovacs, placement University of Oxford, (Nuffield College 2015).

Krisztina has done policy work evaluating Norges Bank in 2008.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Mele, Antonio; Molnar, Krisztina; Santoro, Sergio On the perils of stabilizing prices when agents are learning Journal of Monetary Economics; 2019
Attanasio, Orazio; Kovacs, Agnes; Molnar, Krisztina Euler Equations, Subjective Expectations and Income Shocks Economica; page 1 - 36; 2019
Ormeño, Arturo; Molnar, Krisztina Using survey data of Inflation expectations in the estimation of learning and rational expectations models Journal of Money, Credit and Banking Volume 47 (4); page 673 - 699; 2015
Molnar, Krisztina; Santoro, Sergio Optimal monetary policy when agents are learning European Economic Review Volume 66; page 39 - 62; 2014
More publications in Cristin


  • Shaking Preferences: Earthquakes and Impatience”, joint with Karlygash Kuralbayeva (King’s College), Concetta Rondinelli (Banca d’Italia),  Po Yin Wong (Hong Kong Monetary Authority)

  • "On the perils of stabilizing prices when agents are Learning”, joint with Antonio Mele (U Surrey) and Sergio Santoro (Banca d’Italia) (forthcoming Journal of Monetary Economics)
  • Economic Stability and the Responsiveness of Inflation Expectations”, joint with Zoltan Reppa 
  • Screening Experts: An Example for a First-Best Contract”, joint with Balazs Szentes (LSE) (to be revised)