Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Research Economist and Assistant Adviser Anastasios Karantounias

Anastasios Karantounias

Research Economist and Assistant Adviser
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  • Biography

    Anastasios Karantounias is a research economist and assistant adviser on the macroeconomics and monetary policy team in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His major field of study is macroeconomics with a particular emphasis on optimal fiscal and monetary policy, robustness, and imperfect information.

    Prior to joining the Bank in 2008, Dr. Karantounias was a research and teaching assistant at New York University. He also worked as a research intern at the Research and Statistics Division of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors and the Monetary Policy Strategy Division of the European Central Bank.

    Dr. Karantounias has published in Theoretical Economics and has presented his research at several conferences, including the Society for Economic Dynamics Meetings, the American Economic Association Meetings, the Econometric Society Meetings and the European Economic Association Meetings.

    Dr. Karantounias received his doctorate in economics in 2008 from New York University and a master's degree in economics in 2004 from the same institution. He received his bachelor's degree in economics in 2001 from the Athens University of Economics and Business in Athens, Greece.

  • Working Papers

    Atlanta Fed Working Papers

    Fiscal Austerity in Ambiguous Times
    Axelle Ferrière and Anastasios G. Karantounias
    March 2016
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (728 KB)

    Optimal Fiscal Policy with Recursive Preferences
    Anastasios G. Karantounias
    (Revised) March 2017
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (895 KB)

    Managing Pessimistic Expectations and Fiscal Policy
    Anastasios G. Karantounias
    Revised March 2012
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (270 KB)