Jean-Paul L’Huillier



Assistant Professor of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., 2010
University of Geneva, B.A., 2002


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Research Interests

Monetary Economics, Business Cycles, Imperfect Information


The Behavior of Consumption in the RBC Open Economy Model” [new]
with Dan Cao
January 2014, Working Paper

Technological Revolutions and Debt Hangovers: Is There a Link?” [new version]
with Dan Cao [Slides, Online Appendix]
January 2014, Working Paper

News, Noise, and Fluctuations: An Empirical Exploration” [new version]
with Olivier Blanchard and Guido Lorenzoni [Slides, Codes and Data, Online Appendix]
American Economic Review, Vol. 103 No. 7 (December 2013) pp. 3045-70

Consumers’ Imperfect Information and Price Rigidities
August 2013, Working Paper [Slides, Online Appendix]

Discussion of Dokko, Doyle, Kiley et al., “Monetary Policy and the Global Housing Bubble
Economic Policy, Vol. 26 Issue 66 (April 2011) pp. 237–87

Public and Private Values” [new version]
with Dan Ariely and Anat Bracha [in press]
March 2014, Working Paper

“Herding by Attribution of Privileged Information”
with Alain Quiamzade
Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 22-1 (January 2009) pp. 1-19

Work in Progress

“A Mechanism Design Approach to Price Rigidities”
with Bill Zame

“Gambling for Crises: Beliefs About the Future and the Optimal Regulation of Overborrowing”
with Jean Flemming and Facundo Piguillem

“Macroeconomic News and Misallocation”
with Michael Peters

“Imperfect Information and Insurance”
with Eduardo Engel


Phone : +39 06 4792.5192+39 06 4792.5192
Fax : +39 06 4792.4872
E-mail: jean-paul.lhuillier[at]


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