Gregor W. Smith | QED

Gregor W. Smith

1. Contact

Electronic mail: smithgw at econ dot queensu dot ca         Phone: (613) 533-6659          Fax: (613) 533-6668

Mail: Department of Economics, Queen's University, Kingston Ontario K7L 3N6 Canada        Office: Room A520, Mackintosh-Corry Hall

2. Biographical Information

Douglas D. Purvis Professor of Economics         B.A. (Queen's); M.A. Hons. (St. Andrews); M.Phil, D.Phil (Nuffield College, Oxon)

Biographical Note        Research Associate, Center for International Price Research

3. Past Projects and Doctoral Students

My research is in open-economy macroeconomics, macroeconometrics, and economic history.

Here are lists of publications (with links to co-authors) and of past and current doctoral students. CV, IDEAS page, and citations page.

Here are some historical sterling/dollar exchange rates for 1860–1878, the 1920s, and the 1950s, that we have used in some published work.

My old M.A. macroeconomics lecture notes also are available here, as is a disclosure of outside activities.

4. Current Research

  • Sticky Professional Forecasts and the Unobserved Components Model of US Inflation (with James Nason, October 2016)

  • Adoption Costs of Financial Innovation: Evidence from Italian ATM Cards (with Kim Huynh, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, and Angelika Welte, December 2016)
    (and the Technical Appendix)

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