Labhard, Vincent

Other current responsibilities
  • 2004-
    Member of Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN), former Member of Steering Committee of EABCN
  • 1999-
    Referee for Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Forecasting, Applied Economics Quarterly, Empirical Economics, Focus on European Economic Integration, European Central Bank Working Paper Series, Bank of England Working Paper Series
Education
  • 1995-1998
    PhD (International Economics / International Relations), Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1992-1995
    Diploma of advanced studies (International Economics / International Relations), Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1987-1992
    Diploma (Economics), University of Hamburg, Germany
Professional experience
  • 2017-
    Senior Economist - Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2014-2017
    Senior Economist - Country Surveillance Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2006-2014
    Senior Economist - EU Countries Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 2004-2006
    Economist - Conjunctural Assessment and Projections Division, Bank of England, London, UK
  • 1999-2004
    Economist - International Economic Analysis Division, Bank of England, London, UK
  • 1999-1999
    Economist - Economic Analysis Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland
Teaching experience
  • 1993-1997
    Macroeconomics/International Macroeconomics - Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1992-1992
    Computer Science - Universität Hamburg, Germany

Journal publications

2019
2018
Labhard, V. and members of the Task Force of the Monetary Policy Committee of the ESCB
Structural Policies in the Euro Area
ECB Occasional Paper, No 210
2012
Cunningham, A., Eklund, J., Jeffery, C., Labhard, V. and Kapetanios, G.
A state-space approach to extracting the signal from uncertain data
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 30, pp. 173-180
2011
Caggiano, G., Kapetanios, G. and Labhard, V.
Are more data better for factor analysis: evidence for the euro area, the six largest euro area countries and the UK
Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 30, pp. 736-52
2008
Kapetanios, G., Labhard, V. and Price, S.
Forecasting Using Bayesian and information-theoretic model averaging: an Application to UK Inflation
Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, Vol. 26, pp. 33-41
Kapetanios, G., Labhard, V. and Price, S.
Forecast Combinations and the Bank of England Suite of Statistical Forecasting Models
Economic Modelling, Vol. 25, pp. 772-92
2006
Kapetanios, G., Labhard, V. and Price, S.
Forecasting using Predictive Likelihood Model Averaging: An Application to UK Inflation
Economics Letters, Vol. 91, pp.373-379
2005
Labhard, V., Sterne, G. and Young, C.
Wealth and consumption: an assessment of the international evidence
Bank of England Working Paper, No 275
2003
1996
Labhard, V. and Wyplosz, C.
The New EMS: Narrow Bands Inside Deep Bands
American Economic Review, Vol. 86, pp.143-146