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Priit Jeenas is an Assistant Professor at UPF, an Associate Researcher at CREi, and an Affiliated Professor at Barcelona GSE. He received his PhD in Economics from New York University in 2019. He works in the field of macroeconomics, with special interest in monetary and financial economics. The core of Priit’s research focuses on the importance of financial frictions and monetary issues for the macroeconomy. His recent work includes projects on how monetary transmission is affected by firms’ liquidity considerations, and on how equity markets play a role in the transmission of monetary policy to investment. Among other awards and grants, Priit has been awarded a two-year Juan de la Cierva Formación fellowship by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities in 2020.
Selected Working Papers
- “Monetary Policy Shocks, Financial Structure, and Firm Activity: A Panel Approach”, 2019.
- “Firm Balance Sheet Liquidity, Monetary Policy Shocks, and Investment Dynamics “, 2019.
- “Risk Aversion, Labor Risk, and Aggregate Risk Sharing with Financial Frictions”, 2018.