Chinn's research is focused on international finance and macroeconomics. He is currently a co-editor of the Journal of International Money and Finance. In 2000-2001, He served as Senior Staff Economist on the President's Council of Economic Advisers. He is currently a Research Fellow of the NBER, and has been a visiting scholar at the IMF, the CBO, Federal Reserve, Banque de France and the European Central Bank. He is coauthor at Econbrowser, a blog on macroeconomics and policy.
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Analyzes the financial crisis, in international historical context.
Argues for a higher inflation target as a means of accelerating the recovery.
Surveys the recent assessments of the impact of government spending on short run growth during times of economic slack.
Analyzes the determinants of reserve currency status.