Geert Mesters


Geert Mesters is an Associate Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a Barcelona School of Economics Affiliated Professor. Between 2010 and 2014, he was a PhD student in econometrics and criminology at the VU University Amsterdam, Tinbergen Institute and The Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement.

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Working Papers


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Christian Brownlees and Geert Mesters

Detecting Granular Time Series in Large Panels

Journal of Econometrics, Vol.220, No 2, 544-561, February 2021, 10.1016/j.jeconom.2020.04.013

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Régis Barnichon and Geert Mesters

The Phillips multiplier

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol.117, 689-705, January 2021, 10.1016/j.jmoneco.2020.04.005

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Régis Barnichon and Geert Mesters

Identifying modern macro equations with old shocks

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol.135, No 4, 2255–2298, November 2020, 10.1093/qje/qjaa022