Kenny, Geoff

Other current responsibilities
  • 2017-
    Deputy Leader, Research Group on Monetary Policy Strategy and Implementation
  • 2014-
    Coordinating Editor, ECB Research Bulletin
Education
  • 1996-1998
    MSc. Financial Mathematics, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • 1993-1994
    MA Economics and Finance, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
  • 1987-1991
    BSc. Finance, St. Joseph University, Philiadelphia, USA
Professional experience
  • 2017-
    Head of Monetary Economics Section - Monetary Policy Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2011-2016
    Deputy Head of Division - Monetary Policy Research Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2008-2011
    Deputy Head of Division - Econometric Modelling Division, Directorate General Research, European Central Bank
  • 2004-2008
    Head of Prices and Costs Section - Euro Area Macroeconomic Developments Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 1999-2004
    Economist/Principal Economist - Euro Area Macroeconomics Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 1994-1999
    Economist - Economic Analysis, Research and Publications Department, Central Bank of Ireland
Teaching experience
  • 1996-1997
    Lecturer in International Monetary Economics and Policy - Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • 1993-1994
    Lecturer in Economics and Finance - National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

ECB Occasional Paper Series

ECB Working Paper Series

Journal publications

2015
Kenny, G., Kostka, T. and Masera, F.
Density forecast features and density forecast performance: A panel analysis
Empirical Economics, Vol. 48 (3), pp.1203-1231
Kenny, G., Kostka, T. and Masera, F.
Can macroeconomists forecast risk? Event-based evidence from the ECB SPF
International Journal of Central Banking, Vol. 11 (4),
2014
Kenny, G. Kostka, T. and Masera, F.
How informative are the subjective density forecasts of macroeconomists?
Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 33(3), pp.163-185
2013
Genre, V. Kenny, G. Meyler, A. and Timmermann A.
Combining expert forecasts: Can anything beat the simple average?
International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 29, pp.108-120
2010
Bowles, C., Friz, R. Genre, V. Kenny, G. Meyler, A. Rautanen, T.
An evaluation of the growth and unemployment forecasts in the ECB SPF
Journal of Business Cycle Measurement and Analysis, Vol. 4(2), pp. 1-28
2004
Forsells, M. and Kenny, G.
Survey expectations, rationality and the dynamics of euro area inflation
Journal of Business Cycle Measurement and Analysis, Vol. 1(1), pp. 13-41
2003
Kenny, G.
Asymmetric adjustment costs and the dynamics of housing supply
Economic Modelling, Vol. 20, pp. 1097-1111
1999
Kenny, G. and McGettigan, D.
Modelling Traded, Non-Traded and Aggregate Prices in a Small Open Economy: The Case of Ireland
The Manchester School, Vol 67 (1), pp. 60-88
Kenny, G.
Modelling the demand and supply sides of the housing market: evidence from Ireland
Economic Modelling, Vol. 16, pp. 389-409
1998
Kenny, G. and McGettigan, D.
Exchange Rate Pass-Through and Import Prices: The Case of Ireland
Applied Economics, Vol. 30, pp. 1147-1155
1997
Kenny, G. and McGettigan, D.
Inflation in Ireland: Theory and Evidence
Journal of the Statistical and Social Enquiry Society of Ireland, Vol XXVII, pp. 157-203
Kenny, G and McGettigan D.
Low Inflation or Price Stability? A Look at the Issues
Irish Banking Review, Winter Issue, pp. 2-16

Other publications

2011
Anderton, B. and Kenny, G.
Macroeconomic Performance in a Globalising Economy
Cambridge University Press, Combridge, UK.
2010
Kenny, G. and Forsells, M.
Further evidence on the properties of consumers’ inflation expectations in the Euro Area
Inflation Expectations, Peter J. N. Sinclair (ed.), Routledge, Chapter 6