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Research Interests for Cosmin L. Ilut

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, International Finance, Economics of Information

Professor Ilut’s major fields of interest are macroeconomics, international finance, asset pricing, and economics of information. Specifically, he focuses on the role of expectations and how agents incorporate information. He is currently focusing on settings in which agents face model uncertainty. Based on decision theoretical foundations (ambiguity aversion), he studies the role of such uncertainties for understanding macroeconomic issues like business cycle fluctuations, asset pricing and optimal policy.

Recent Publications
  1. Ilut, C; Saijo, H, Learning, confidence, and business cycles (January, Submitted, 2021), pp. 354-376 [doi[abs]
  2. Ilut, C; Valchev, R; Vincent, N, Paralyzed by Fear: Rigid and Discrete Pricing Under Demand Uncertainty (September, Submitted, 2020), pp. 1899-1938 [doi[abs]
  3. Ilut, C; Kehrig, M; Schneider, M, Slow to hire, quick to fire: Employment dynamics with asymmetric responses to news, Journal of Political Economy, vol. 126 no. 5 (October, 2018), pp. 2011-2071, University of Chicago Press [doi[abs]
  4. Bianchi, F; Ilut, CL; Schneider, M, Uncertainty Shocks, Asset Supply and Pricing Over the Business Cycle (April, Submitted, 2017)
  5. Benczúr, P; Ilut, CL; Benczúr, P; Ilut, CL, Evidence for relational contracts in sovereign bank lendingEvidence for relational contracts in sovereign bank lending (April, Submitted, 2016), pp. 375-404 [doi[abs]

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