Ph.D.: University of North Carolina
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“Equilibrium Inflation as Determined by a Policy Committee,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1988, 429-34.
“On the Optimality of Reserve requirements,” Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 1994, 827-38.
“Optimal Monetary Policy in a World with Risky Investments and Financial Intermediaries,” (with Nivedita Mukherji), Journal of Economics and Business, forthcoming.
“Equilibrium Loan Contracts and Endogenous Growth in the Presence of Asymmetric Information,” (with Niloy Bose), Journal of Monetary Economics, forthcoming.
“Asymmetric Information, Optimal Money Growth Target and Fed Secrecy in a Monetary Policy Game,” Journal of Macroeconomics, 1990, 599-609.
“Firm Specific Training, Layoffs, and Unreliable Workers,” Economic Inquiry, 1991, 166-72.
Current Research Interests:
Financial intermediation and growth.
Contracting problems in the presence of asymmetric information.