John VanReenen's picture
Affiliation: 
London School of Economics
Credentials: 
Professor of economics
Director of Centre for Economic Performance

Voting history

Towards a High-Wage, High-Productivity Economy

Question 2: What is your evaluation of the following statement: “A well-designed government-stipulated wage increase can lead to higher productivity”?

Answer:
Disagree
Confidence level:
Confident

Post-Covid Fiscal Rules for the UK

Question 3: Which of the following variables should fiscal rules target to best improve the performance of the UK macroeconomic policy going forward.

Answer:
Public deficit
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
Balance current over cycle with knock out clause at zLB

ECB Monetary Policy and Catch-up Inflation

Question 1: To what extent do you agree with the following statement? “The European Central Bank should systematically allow for inflation to exceed its target to compensate for periods of below target inflation.”

Answer:
Strongly agree
Confidence level:
Very confident
Comment:
ECB has clearly undershot it's target for too long causing a deflationary bias in Europe and generating too low a growth rate

Monetary Policy and Inequality

Question 2: What role should inequality play in the monetary policy decisions (interest rate policy and quantitative easing)?

Answer:
Minimal role
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 1: How large is the impact of monetary policy on the joint distribution of income and wealth?

Answer:
Small
Confidence level:
Confident

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