Anne Sibert Buiter

Policy Papers and Speeches

"Croatia and the Euro Area." Paper written for the Workshop on Croatia's Entry into the Eurozone. Organized by the Prime Minister's Office, Republic of Croatia, the Luksic Foundation and the Center on Global Governance, SIPA, Columbia University. Zagreb, 13–14 May 2019.

"The US Corporate Tax Cut Debate." Online article, 18 May 2018. Vox. https://voxeu.org. With Willem Buiter.

Talk prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's 61st Economic Conference ''Are Rules Made to Be Broken?" October 2017.

"Inflation Differentials in the Euro Area." In Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. The Consequences of Persistent Inflation Differentials Across Countries for the Conduct of a Common Monetary Policy. Brussels: European Parliament, September 2014, pp. 37–48.

"Non-standard Policy Monetary Policy Measures and the Development of the ESCB Balance Sheet in Comparison to the Fed and the Bank of England." Briefing paper. In Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. Non-Standard Monetary Policy Measures and the Balance Sheet of the Major Central Banks. Brussels: European Parliament, July 2014, pp. 59–80.

"Monetary Dialogue 2009–2014: Looking Backward, Looking Forward." In Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliame, Monetary Dialogue 2009–2014: Looking Backward, Looking Forward. Brussels: European Parliament, March 2014, pp. 51–64.

"Exit Strategies and the Impact on the Euro Area." In Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. Exit Strategies and the Impact on the Euro Area. Brussels: European Parliament, January 2014, pp. 7–22.

"Why is it so Hard to Design a Bank Resolution Regime?" Paper written for the Commonwealth Central Bank Governors meeting, Washington, DC, Sep 2013.

"The Various Roles of the ECB in the New Financial Architecture." In Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. The Various Roles of the ECB in the New EMU Architecture. Brussels: European Parliament, November 2013, pp. 47–63.

"Deposit Guarantee Schemes." In Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. Common Deposit Guarantee Schemes, Brussels: Eurpean Parliament, July 2013, pp. 21–31.

"The European Commission’s Proposed Financial Transactions Tax." Online article, 17 April 2013. EconoMonitor. http://archive.economonitor.com.

"Deposit Insurance after Iceland and Cyprus." Online article, 2 April 2012. Vox. https://voxeu.org.

"Monetary Policy, the Provision of Financial Stability and Banking Supervision." Briefing paper. Brussels: Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, December 2012.

"The Role of the ECB in Financial Assistance Programmes." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, June 2012.

"Non-Standard Policy Measures: A First Assessment." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, April 2012.

"Ratings Agencies." In Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. Ratings Agencies - Role and Influence of their Sovereign Risk Assessment in the Euro Area, Brussel: European Parliament, December 2011, pp. 39-54.

"The Damaged ECB Legitimacy." Online article, 15 September 2011. Vox. https://voxeu.org.

"Changing of the Guard." (An analysis of the Trichet presidency), Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, Septembert 2011.

"Debt Restructuring." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, June 2011.

"Bank Resolution Regimes." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, March 2011.

"Quantitative Easing and Currency Wars." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, November 2010.

"The EFSM and the EFSF: Now and What Follows." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, September 2010.

"The Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis and the Eurosystem." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, June 2010.

"Accountability and the ECB." Paper for the Central Bank of Austria's 38th Economics Conference, "Central Banking after the Crisis: Responsibilities, Strategies, Instruments." Vienna, 31 May 2010. Response (page 1, page 2) from the Central Bank of Luxembourg

"Love Letters from Iceland: Accountability of the Eurosystem." Online article, 18 May 2010.Vox. https://voxeu.org.

"Global Imbalances and the Financial Crisis." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, March 2010.

"The Icesave Dispute." Online article, 13 February 2010.Vox. https://voxeu.org.

"A Systemic Risk Warning System." Online article, 16 January 2010.Vox. https://voxeu.org.

"Systemic Risk and the ESRB." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, December 2009.

"Accountability and the ECB." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, September 2009.

"Undersized: Could Greenland be the New Iceland? Should it be?" Online article, 10 August 2009.Vox. https://voxeu.org.

"Why did the Bankers Behave so Badly?" Online article, 18 May 2009.Vox. https://voxeu.org.

Comparison of the Monetary Policy Strategies of the Major Central Banks. Policy Department Economic and Scientific Policy of the European Parliament. Brussels: European Parliament, March 2009. With Juan Castañeda, David Mayes, Pedro Schwartz and Geoffrey Wood.

"What Role should the ECB Play in Financial Market Supervision." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, March 2009.

"Assessment of the Banking Rescue Packages of the Member States: United Kingdom." In Policy Department Economic and Social Policy of the European Parliament, Banking Rescue Measures in EU Measure States. Brussels: European Parliament, January 2009.

"Restructuring the International Financial Architecture." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, January 2009.

"Eligible Central Bank Collateral in Times of Serious Financial Stress." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, November 2008.

"The Collapse of Iceland’s Banks: The predictable end of a non-viable business model." Online article, 30 October 2008. Vox. https://voxeu.org. With Willem Buiter.

"The Icelandic Banking Crisis and What to Do about It." April 2008. Reprinted as CEPR Policy Insight No. 26, 29 October 2008. With Willem Buiter.

"A Missed Opportunity for the Fed." in A. Felton and C. Reinhart, eds., The First Global Financial Crisis of the 21st Century. London: Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2008, 160–70. With Willem Buiter.

"The Central Bank as Market-Maker of Last Resort: From Lender of Last Resort to Market-Maker of Last Resort." In A. Felton and C. Reinhart, eds. The First Global Financial Crisis of the 21st Century. London: Centre for Economic Policy, 2008, pp. 160–70. With Willem Buiter.

"How much Inevitable US-Euro Area Interdependence is there in Monetary Policy?" Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, September 2008.

"The International Role for the Euro." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, June 2008.

"Price Stability and the Lender of Last Resort." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, March 2008.

"The Dangerous Protectionism of Barack Obama." Online article, 26 February 2008. Vox. https://voxeu.org. With Willem Buiter.

"Chilly Response to Bailout Proposals." Letter. The Guardian, 10 February 2008. With Willem Buiter.

"Globalisation and Inflation." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, December 2007.

"Murder in the Financial Markets? Whodunnit?" Blog. Maverecon. Financial Times, 14 October 2007. With Willem Buiter.

"Walking the Line, Not Chalking It." Op-Ed article. Financial Times, 27 September 2007. Financial Advisor section. With Willem Buiter.

"Criteria for Monetary Union Accession." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, September 2007.

"Bail Out that will Damage the Bank's Credibility." Op-Ed article. Financial Times, 16 September 2007. Comments & Analysis page. With Willem Buiter.

"Three Steps to Calm the Storm."Op-Ed article. Financial Times, 6 September 2007. Comments & Analysis page. With Willem Buiter.

"Put the NHS Out of its Misery and Allow Competition." Comment. Daily Telegraph, Business News, 3 Sepember 2007. With Willem Buiter.

"Is the Credit Crunch a Lemons Problem?" Blog. Economists Forum, Financial Times, 2 September 2007. With Willem Buiter.

 "Central Banks in a Time of Crisis: A Preliminary Scorecard." Blog. Economists' Forum. Financial Times, 20 August 2007. With Willem Buiter.

"The Exchange Rate Policy of the ECB." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, June 2007.

"Wage Setting and Price Stability." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, March 2007.

"Labour Productivity Growth in the European Union." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, December 2006.

"Let us Debate whether the UK can be Financed with Taxes that do not Exceed 33 Percent of GDP." Letter. Financial Times, 1 November 2006. Leaders & Letters page. With Willem Buiter.

"When Should the New Central European Members Join the Eurozone?" Bančni vestnik — The Journal for Money and Banking of the Bank Association of Slovenia. Special Issue. Small Economies in the Euro Area: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities (November 2006): 5–11. With Willem Buiter.

"How the Eurosystem's Open-Market Operations Weaken Financial Market Discipline (and What to Do About it)." In Fiscal Policy and the Road to the Euro. Warsaw: National Bank of Poland, October 2006, pp. 29-58. With Willem Buiter.

"Diverging Competitiveness in the European Union." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, October 2006.

"The Inflation Criterion for Eurozone Membership: What to Do When You Fail to Meet It." Unpublished paper. With Willem Buiter

"A Wave of Unilateral "Euro-isations" would Confound the EU's Mean-Spirited Legal Nitpickers." Commentary on Georgi Angelov. "How to Gate-Crash the Eurozone." Europe's World 4 (Autumn 2006): 82–83. With Willem Buiter.

"Appointing Central Bankers." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, June 2006.

"Eurozone Entry of New EU Member States from Central Europe: Should They? Could They?" Development & Transition. UNDP-LSE Newsletter 4 (June 2006): 16–19. With Willem Buiter.

"Lithuania Exclusion from Eurozone Violates Spirit of the Entry Treaty." Letter. Financial Times, 19 May 2006. Leaders & Letters page. With Willem Buiter.

"Europe Must Relax its Inflation Test for Euro Entrants."Op-ed article. Financial Times, 3 May 2006. Reprinted on VoxEU.org, 3 May 2006. With Willem Buiter.

"Beauties and the Beast: When Will the New EU Member Countries from Central and Eastern Europe Join the Eurozone?" Unpublished paper, May 2006. With Willem Buiter.

"Possible Entry into the Eurozone of New Member States." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, February 2006.

"The European Parliament's Monetary Dialogue with the ECB and its Panel of Experts." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, November 2005.

"Rising House Prices and Monetary Policy." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, August 2005.

"The Conduct of Monetary Policy in the Main Areas." Briefing Paper of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, May 2005.

"The Price of Oil and Monetary Policy in the Eurozone." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, January 2005.

"How Good is the Bank’s of England’s Inflation Targeting Record?" Unpublished paper. December 2004. With Willem Buiter.

"Global Imbalances." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, November 2004.

"The Role of the Central Bank." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, May 2004.

"The Stability and Growth Pact: Problems and a Possible Solution." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, February 2004.

"Consumer Price Indices." Briefing paper. U.K. Couuncil of Economic Advisors to the Opposition Front Bench, January 2004.

Monitoring European Economic Integration: Stability and Growth in Europe - Towards a Better Pact. Volume 13. Monitering European Integration. London: Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2004. With Antonio Fatas, Andrew Hughs-Hallet, Rolf Strauch and Jurgen von Hagen.

"The Effect of European Monetary Union on Macroeconomic Theory." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, November 2003.

"One-Size Fits All Monetary Policy." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, August 2003.

"The New Monetary Policy Strategy of the ECB." Briefing paper. Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament, May 2003.

"The Stability and Growth Pact." Speech. Institute for Economic Affairs, February 2003.

"The UK Housing Boom, Asset Prices and Monetary Policy." Speech. Institute for Economic Affairs conference on Prospects for the UK Economy, 26 June 2002.

"Sterilised Foreign Exchange Intervention." Speech. Institute for Economic Affairs conference on Economic and Monetary Policy in the UK and Europe, 13 June 2000.

"Sterile Gesture Won't Tame Sterling." Op-ed article. The Observer, 23 April 2000. Business Section, p. 3. With Willem Buiter.

Bank of England Commission Final Report. London: Conservative Party, April 2000. Member of the Commission.

"How Other Central Banks Work." World & I 14 (April 1999): 56-59.

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