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Sergio Rebelo

Tokai Bank Chair in International Finance; Professor of Finance

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The Wrong Way to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing

Robust testing is key to safely reopening the economy. But a new model shows that if testing is not paired with “smart containment,” it could backfire.

Researchers: Martin Eichenbaum, Sergio Rebelo and Mathias Trabandt

May 27, 2020

Policy

Companies Need to Prepare Today to Survive the Next 18 Months

An economist explains how leaders can try to lower fixed costs, retain workers, and mind their brands.

Researchers: Sergio Rebelo

April 14, 2020

Economics

Containing COVID-19 Will Devastate the Economy. Here’s the Economic Case for Why It’s Still Our Best Option.

The death toll from failing to contain the virus will be far more costly to society.

Researchers: Martin Eichenbaum, Sergio Rebelo and Mathias Trabandt

March 26, 2020

Policy

When Do Open Borders Make Economic Sense?

A new study provides a window into the logic behind various immigration policies.

Researchers: João Guerreiro, Sergio Rebelo and Pedro Teles

March 2, 2020

Policy

Predicting Exchange Rates Is Hard. Could Dusting Off an Old Technique Help?

Investors take note: the “real exchange rate” may be a more accurate long-term forecaster than economists thought.

Researchers: Martin Eichenbaum, Benjamin Johannsen and Sergio Rebelo

January 2, 2020

Finance & Accounting

Does Lowering the Corporate Tax Rate Spur Economic Growth?

Results of a new study have implications for the recent U.S. tax overhaul.

Researchers: Nir Jaimovich and Sergio Rebelo

March 5, 2018

Policy

How a “Robot Tax” Could Reduce Income Inequality

This tax can also be part of a plan to improve the economy as a whole.

Researchers: João Guerreiro, Sergio Rebelo and Pedro Teles

December 1, 2017

Policy

What Makes Oil Prices So Volatile?

There’s more to the story than OPEC. Plus, how fracking stands to change the market.

Researchers: Gideon Bornstein, Per Krusell and Sergio Rebelo

Christine Lagarde on Income Inequality, Brexit, and the Power of M&Ms

A Q&A with the IMF managing director and Kellogg’s Sergio Rebelo.

Researchers: Christine Lagarde and Sergio Rebelo

October 10, 2016

Policy

When Booms Go Bust

The housing market is finally on the upswing. Will it last?

Researchers: A. Craig Burnside, Martin Eichenbaum and Sergio Rebelo

Solving a Pricey Riddle

How monetary policy influences the economy

Researchers: Martin Eichenbaum, Nir Jaimovich and Sergio Rebelo

January 2, 2012

Policy

Recession-Fighting Serendipity

Well-timed government spending can blunt economic contractions

Researchers: Lawrence Christiano, Martin Eichenbaum and Sergio Rebelo

July 1, 2010

Policy

Mysterious Profit

‘Peso events’ drive returns to the carry trade

Researchers: A. Craig Burnside, Martin Eichenbaum, Isaac Kleshchelski and Sergio Rebelo

August 1, 2009

Finance & Accounting

A Dollar Short

Seeking a theoretical framework to understand international currency crises

Researchers: Ariel Burstein, Craig Burnside, Martin Eichenbaum, Sergio Rebelo and João C. Neves

April 8, 2007