Anton Nakov

Principal Economist in DG Research at European Central Bank

Anton Nakov has been a Senior Economist in the Monetary Policy Research Division of the European Central Bank since 2013. Prior to this he was an Economist at the Bank of Spain and at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He received his doctorate in economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in 2007. Anton’s research interests are in quantitative general equilibrium models of the macroeconomy, with an emphasis on monetary policy. He has studied especially the effects of the zero lower bound on nominal interest rates for monetary policy, the nexus between oil prices and the macroeconomy, and the monetary policy transmission mechanism in models of state-dependent pricing.