Schmidt, Sebastian

Research

Division

Monetary Policy Research

Current position

Economist

Fields of interest

Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

Email

sebastian.schmidt@ecb.europa.eu

Other current responsibilities
  • 2012-
    Economist - Monetary Policy Research Division, Directorate General Research, European central bank
Education
  • 2007-2012
    Doctorate in Economics, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Professional experience
  • 2008-2012
    Research and teaching assistant, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

ECB Working Paper Series

2019
2018
2016
2015
2014
2013

ECB Research bulletin

Journal publications

2019
Nakata, T., Ogaki, R., Schmidt, S. and Yoo, P.
Attenuating the Forward Guidance Puzzle: Implications for Optimal Monetary Policy
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 105
Nakata, T. and Schmidt, S.
Conservatism and Liquidity Traps
Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 104
Nakata, T. and Schmidt, S.
Gradualism and Liquidity Traps
Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 31
2017
Schmidt, S.
Fiscal Activism and the Zero Nominal Interest Rate Bound
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 49, No 4
2016
Schmidt, S.
Lack of confidence, the zero lower bound, and the virtue of fiscal rules
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 70
2014
Burgert, M. and Schmidt, S.
Dealing with a liquidity trap when government debt matters: Optimal time-consistent monetary and fiscal policy
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 47
2013
Schmidt, S.
Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy with a Zero Bound on Nominal Interest Rates
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 45, No 7
2012
Wieland, V., Cwik, T., Mueller, G., Schmidt, S. and Wolters, M.
A new comparative approach to macroeconomic modeling and policy analysis
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 83(3)

Other publications

2013
Schmidt, S. and Wieland, V.
The New Keynesian Approach to Dynamic General Equilibrium Modeling: Models, Methods and Macroeconomic Policy Evaluation
Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Edited by Peter B. Dixon, Dale W. Jorgenson, Elsevier, Vol. 1, pp. 1439-1512