March - April 2018
Apostolos conducted a synthetic panel analysis evaluating how the effect of housing wealth on consumption is modified by household debt. Apostolos now works at the Greek Ministry of Finance.
July - September 2017
Karam used microeconometric data to investigate the impact of housing leverage on consumption, and mortgagor vulnerability and deposit affordability. This research was released as RBNZ Discussion Paper DP2018/06 and RBNZ Analytical Note AN2018/06. Karam joined the New Zealand Treasury.
Brian (Trung Duc) Tran
November - December 2017
Brian developed uncertainty measures and illustrated the impact of uncertainty shocks on New Zealand gross domestic product. Brian is completing his PhD at the University of Melbourne.
June - July 2015
Nick worked on a number of projects involving the Bank’s main DSGE macro model, NZSIM. Nick Sander is completing his PhD at the University of California – Berkeley.
January - March 2015
Gabriela estimated a model to investigate the impact of commodity price shocks on New Zealand. Gabriela joined the Reserve Bank of Australia.
August - October 2014
Yuelin estimated a model of endogenous labour supply for New Zealand. Yuelin became a lecturer at Sun Yat-sen University.
August - October 2013
Ben worked on a range of topics while at the Bank, including exchange-rate pass-through. He joined the Bank on a permanent basis in 2014, and joined the Faculty of Monash University in 2018.
Burcin is joining the Reserve Bank to work on the forecast evaluation of a small, open-economy dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model. Burcin subsequently joined the faculty at Bilkent University.
Julien worked on an estimated small open economy model with frictional unemployment. A co-authored, released as Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper DP2011/04. Julien is now a lecturer at the Université d'Evry.
During his internship Nicolas worked on ‘limited-information estimation of DSGE models in the frequency domain’. Nicolas joined the Reserve Bank in 2009 and is now a faculty member at the University of Adelaide.