Antonio Fatás is the Portuguese Council Chaired Professor of Economics at INSEAD, an international business school with campuses in Fontainebleau (France) and Singapore. During the 2008-09 academic year he was on sabbatical from INSEAD and a Research Fellow in Residence at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business (Georgetown University).
He received a Masters and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA). He has also worked as an external consultant at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the OECD and the European Commission. He was the Dean of the MBA programme at INSEAD from September 2004 to August 2008.
His research covers areas such as the macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy, the connections between business cycles and growth and the effects of institutions on macroeconomic policy and has been published in academic journals such as Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Money, Banking and Credit, and Economic Policy. More information on Dr. Fatas is available through the INSEAD website.
- Professor Fatas publishes a blog with Ilian Mihov,http://fatasmihov.blogspot.com.
- Fatas invited to be an academic participant at Davos, January 22, 2013
- Fiscal Policy at a Crossroads: The Need for Constrained Discretion, with Ilian Mihov, in “Completing the Eurozone Rescue: What More Needs to be Done?”, edited by Richard Baldwin and Daniel Gros, VoxEU.org and CEPR – June 2010 (a book chapter)
- The Economics of Achieving Fiscal Sustainability, paper prepared for the Academic Consultants Meeting at the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve – April 2010 (an academic paper)
- Policy Volatility, Institutions and Economic Growth, a working paper written with Ilian Mihov – March 2010 (an academic paper)
- The 4 I’s of Economic Growth, with Ilian Mihov – November 2009 (an academic paper)
- The Case for Restricting Fiscal Policy Discretion, with Ilian Mihov, originally appearing in the Quarterly Journal of Economics – November 2009 (an academic paper)
- Macroeconomic Policy: Does it Matter for Growth, with Ilian Mihov, originally in the World Bank Commission on Growth and Development (48) - April 2009 (an academic paper)
- The Euro and Fiscal Policy, with Ilian Mihov, a NBER Working Paper No. 14772, forthcoming in The First Ten Years of The Euro, eds. Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi (University of Chicago Press) – January 2009 (an academic paper)
- Ten Years of Fiscal Policy Under a Common Currency, with Ilian Mihov, origianally appearing in EMU at Ten: Should Sweden, Denmark and the UK join the Euro? SNS report, Stockholm, Sweden – January 2009 (an academic paper)
- The Need for Constraints on Fiscal Policy – January 2009 (an economic policy vignette)
Professor Fatas also discussed this work at a Georgetown on the Hill Event. For more information, including slides and photos from the event, please click here
- Quantitative Goals for Monetary Policy, by Antonio Fatas, Ilian Mihov and Andrew K. Rose, originally in The Journal of Money, Credit and Banking – August 2007 (an academic paper)
- The Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Rules in the U.S. States, by Antonio Fatas and Ilian Mihov, originally in The Journal of Public Economics 90 (1) *with slightly alterted title – March 2006 (an academic paper)
- The Case for Restricting Fiscal Policy Discretion, by Antonio Fatas and Ilian Mihov, originally in The Quarterly Journal of Economics – November 2003 (an academic paper)