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Prof. Dr. Aleksander Berentsen

Prof. Dr. Aleksander Berentsen

Professor and Dean Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel

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Aleksander Berentsen is Professor of Economic Theory and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel. His research interests include monetary economics, macroeconomics, and financial economics. Currently, his research focuses on the analysis and the practical implementation of Distributed Ledger Technology (blockchain and crypto assets) and on how central banks should use monetary policy instruments such as negative interest rates or balance sheet extensions to respond to macroeconomic shocks. He studied at the Universities of Basel and Bern, and at the London School of Economics, and held visiting positions at the University of California in Berkeley, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Zurich, the Free University of Berlin and the Université Paris Dauphine. He is currently research fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and external consultant of the Swiss National Bank. He has published academic articles in the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Monetary Economics, International Economic Review, and European Economic Review. In his free time, he plays tennis, renovates Riads in Marrakesh, and writes articles for newspapers.

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