Damien Puy

Last Updated: June 16, 2021

Damien Puy

Damien Puy is an Economist in the Research Department (Macro-Financial Division). As part of the IMF Economist Program, he held positions in the Research Department and the Western Hemisphere Department (US and Mexico country desks). He holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. His research interests include international finance, macroeconomics, financial economics, and economic history.

Email: DPUY@imf.org

Personal WebPage: www.damienpuy.com

Fluent In: French, Italian.

Education:

2014 - PhD in Economics - European University Institute

2009 - MA in Economics - IEP Paris

2008 - MA in Finance and Management - ESSEC Business School


Referee Activities:

Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, IMF Economic Review, Journal of Money Credit and Banking.


Field of Expertise:

Open Economy Macroeconomics

Macro-Financial Issues

International Finance

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Dominant Currencies and External Adjustment , Staff Discussion Note No. 20/05 , July 20, 2020

Foreign Demand and Local House Prices: Evidence from the US , Working Paper No. 20/43 , February 28, 2020

Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms : The Role of Construction , Staff Discussion Notes No. 20/02 , February 12, 2020

One Ring to Rule Them All? New Evidence on World Cycles , Working Paper No. 19/202 , September 20, 2019

Do Old Habits Die Hard? Central Banks and the Bretton Woods Gold Puzzle , Working Paper No. 19/161 , July 24, 2019

Media Sentiment and International Asset Prices , Working Paper No. 18/274 , December 10, 2018

Macroeconomic and Distributional Effects of Personal Income Tax Reforms : A Heterogenous Agent Model Approach for the U.S , Working Paper No. 17/192 , September 01, 2017

Has Globalization Really Increased Business Cycle Synchronization? , Working Paper No. 16/54 , March 08, 2016

Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets : Why Knowing Your Lender Matters More Than Fundamentals , Working Paper No. 15/127 , June 22, 2015

Demand Composition and Income Distribution , Working Paper No. 14/224 , December 15, 2014

Growth Slowdowns and the Middle-Income Trap , Working Paper No. 13/71 , March 20, 2013

IMF Occasional Papers, Pamphlets, and Special Issues Papers

"Dominant Currencies and External Adjustment", IMF Staff Discussion Note (2020)

"Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms : The Role of Construction" (with G. Dell'Ariccia, E. Ebrahimy, D. Igan. IMF Staff Discussion Note (2020)

Damien Puy

Damien Puy is an Economist in the Research Department (Macro-Financial Division). As part of the IMF Economist Program, he held positions in the Research Department and the Western Hemisphere Department (US and Mexico country desks). He holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. His research interests include international finance, macroeconomics, financial economics, and economic history.

Email: DPUY@imf.org

Personal WebPage: www.damienpuy.com

Fluent In: French, Italian.

Education:

2014 - PhD in Economics - European University Institute

2009 - MA in Economics - IEP Paris

2008 - MA in Finance and Management - ESSEC Business School


Referee Activities:

Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, IMF Economic Review, Journal of Money Credit and Banking.


Field of Expertise:

Open Economy Macroeconomics

Macro-Financial Issues

International Finance

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Dominant Currencies and External Adjustment , Staff Discussion Note No. 20/05 , July 20, 2020

Foreign Demand and Local House Prices: Evidence from the US , Working Paper No. 20/43 , February 28, 2020

Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms : The Role of Construction , Staff Discussion Notes No. 20/02 , February 12, 2020

One Ring to Rule Them All? New Evidence on World Cycles , Working Paper No. 19/202 , September 20, 2019

Do Old Habits Die Hard? Central Banks and the Bretton Woods Gold Puzzle , Working Paper No. 19/161 , July 24, 2019

Media Sentiment and International Asset Prices , Working Paper No. 18/274 , December 10, 2018

Macroeconomic and Distributional Effects of Personal Income Tax Reforms : A Heterogenous Agent Model Approach for the U.S , Working Paper No. 17/192 , September 01, 2017

Has Globalization Really Increased Business Cycle Synchronization? , Working Paper No. 16/54 , March 08, 2016

Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets : Why Knowing Your Lender Matters More Than Fundamentals , Working Paper No. 15/127 , June 22, 2015

Demand Composition and Income Distribution , Working Paper No. 14/224 , December 15, 2014

Growth Slowdowns and the Middle-Income Trap , Working Paper No. 13/71 , March 20, 2013

IMF Occasional Papers, Pamphlets, and Special Issues Papers

"Dominant Currencies and External Adjustment", IMF Staff Discussion Note (2020)

"Discerning Good from Bad Credit Booms : The Role of Construction" (with G. Dell'Ariccia, E. Ebrahimy, D. Igan. IMF Staff Discussion Note (2020)

Books

"Growth Slowdown: Are Frontier and Developing Asian Countries Different?" with Longmei Zhang, in 'Frontier and developing Asia: the next generation of emerging markets', International Monetary Fund, 2015.

Publications in Journals (Refereed)

"Do Old Habits die Hard? Central banks and the Bretton Woods Gold Puzzle", Journal of International Economics (2020)

"Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets: Why Knowing Your Lender Matters More Than Fundamentals", Journal of International Economics (2019)

"Mutual Funds Flows and the Geography of Contagion", Journal of International Money and Finance (2015).

"Growth Slowdowns and the Middle-Income Trap", Japan and the World Economy (2018)