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Vincent Labhard

Economics

Division

Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance

Current Position

Principal Economist

Fields of interest

Mathematical and Quantitative Methods, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, Other Special Topics

Email

vincent.labhard@ecb.europa.eu

Biography

Other current responsibilities
2003-

Member of Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN), former Member of Steering Committee of EABCN

1999-

Referee for Focus on European Economic Integration, Empirical Economics, Journal of Forecasting, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, European Central Bank Working Paper Series, Applied Economics Quarterly, Economic and Social Research Council, Empirical Economics, Focus on European Economic Integration, European Central Bank Working Paper Series, Bank of England Working Paper Series, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics

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
2020-

Principal Economist - Division Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2017-2019

Senior Economist - Division Supply Side, Labour and Surveillance, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2014-2017

Senior Economist - Division Country Surveillance, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank

2006-2014

Senior Economist - Division EU Countries, 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

External publications
2019
National Bank of Romania Occasional Paper
Predicting the ‘great’ recession and the ‘poor’ recovery – results from a suite of non-linear models for Romania and the Euro Area
  • Gălățescu
  • A.A. and Labhard
  • V.
2018
ECB Occasional Paper
Structural Policies in the Euro Area
  • Labhard
  • V. and members of the Task Force of the Monetary Policy Committee of the ESCB
2012
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics
A state-space approach to extracting the signal from uncertain data
  • Cunningham
  • A.
  • Eklund
  • J.
  • Jeffery
  • C.
  • Labhard
  • V. and Kapetanios
  • G.
2011
Journal of Forecasting
Are more data better for factor analysis: evidence for the euro area, the six largest euro area countries and the UK
  • Caggiano
  • G.
  • Kapetanios
  • G. and Labhard
  • V.
2008
Economic Modelling
Forecast Combinations and the Bank of England Suite of Statistical Forecasting Models
  • Kapetanios
  • G.
  • Labhard
  • V. and Price
  • S.
2008
Journal of Business and Economics Statistics
Forecasting Using Bayesian and information-theoretic model averaging: an Application to UK Inflation
  • Kapetanios
  • G.
  • Labhard
  • V. and Price
  • S.
2006
Economics Letters
Forecasting using Predictive Likelihood Model Averaging: An Application to UK Inflation
  • Kapetanios
  • G.
  • Labhard
  • V. and Price
  • S.
2006
Bank of England Working Paper
International and Intranational Consumption Risk Sharing: Evidence for the United Kingdom and OECD
  • Labhard
  • V. and Sawicki
  • M.
2005
Bank of England Working Paper
Wealth and consumption: an assessment of the international evidence
  • Labhard
  • V.
  • Sterne
  • G. and Young
  • C.
2003
Bank of England Working Paper
What caused the 2000/01 slowdown? Results from a VAR Analysis of GDP Components
  • Labhard
  • V.
1996
American Economic Review
The New EMS: Narrow Bands Inside Deep Bands
  • Labhard
  • V. and Wyplosz
  • C.