Hou Wang

Last Updated: June 05, 2019

Hou Wang is an Economist in the Economic Modeling Division of the IMF’s Research Department. Her research interests include monetary policy, macroprudential policy, as well as international finance. After joining the IMF, she has worked with central banks developing Forecasting and Policy Analysis Systems (FPAS) to support flexible inflation-forecast targeting frameworks. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, where she worked on quantitative models of sovereign debt and default.

Email: HWANG2@imf.org

Personal WebPage: https://sites.google.com/site/hollyhouwang/

Fluent In: Chinese.

Hou Wang is an Economist in the Economic Modeling Division of the IMF’s Research Department. Her research interests include monetary policy, macroprudential policy, as well as international finance. After joining the IMF, she has worked with central banks developing Forecasting and Policy Analysis Systems (FPAS) to support flexible inflation-forecast targeting frameworks. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, where she worked on quantitative models of sovereign debt and default.

Email: HWANG2@imf.org

Personal WebPage: https://sites.google.com/site/hollyhouwang/

Fluent In: Chinese.

IMF Books and Working Papers:

Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework in Korea , Working Paper No. 19/103 , May 10, 2019

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States: An Extension with Labor Market Hysteresis , Working Paper No. 19/35 , February 19, 2019

An Index for Transparency for Inflation-Targeting Central Banks: Application to the Czech National Bank , Working Paper No. 18/210 , September 28, 2018

Estimates of Potential Output and the Neutral Rate for the U.S. Economy , Working Paper No. 18/152 , July 06, 2018

A New Strategy for Korea’s Fiscal Policy in a Low Growth Environment , Working Paper No. 18/91 , April 24, 2018

A Central Fiscal Stabilization Capacity for the Euro Area , Staff Discussion Notes No. 18/03 , March 26, 2018

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States , Working Paper No. 17/106 , May 04, 2017

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the Euro Area and the United States , Working Paper No. 15/253 , December 01, 2015

Inflation-Forecast Targeting : Applying the Principle of Transparency , Working Paper No. 15/132 , June 24, 2015

Avoiding Dark Corners : A Robust Monetary Policy Framework for the United States , Working Paper No. 15/134 , June 24, 2015

Frontiers of Monetary Policymaking: Adding the Exchange Rate as a Tool to Combat Deflationary Risks in the Czech Republic , Working Paper No. 15/74 , April 01, 2015