Citizenship: New Zealand
Visas: UK — Tier 2 (General). Eligible to apply for IRL in September 2023
A summary of my recent employment history
Conducted economic research to provide internal and external clients with insight and analysis on factors affecting the ECB and major Euro-area economies.
Developed and maintain a variety of models and frameworks that feeds into the research team’s views and predictions on ECB monetary policy decisions. Notable model frameworks include the shadow analysis framework for measuring the ECB’s policy stance accounting for unconventional monetary policy and interest rates constrained by the lower bound, and the analysis of dbDIG household inflation expectations.
Fixed term contract to work on a project related to knowledge diffusion through labor mobility and firm productivity growth.
This work involved using firm-level and worker-level panel data from the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) and Longitudinal Business Database (LBD) maintained by Statistics New Zealand.
Worked for one year in the Research Team with a focus on estimating neutral/natural rates of the New Zealand Economy.
Worked for two years in the Modelling Team maintaining and operating the main DSGE policy and forecasting model. Regularly presented model-based forecasts to the Monetary Policy Committee.
Published research in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Discussion Paper Series.
Severed as Model operator – responsible for adding the judgement to produce the published forecasts.
Served as Secretary to the Monetary Policy Committee – responsible for minute taking for meetings.