Adviser Aaron Mehrotra, Institute for Economies in Transition BOFIT

Address
Snellmaninaukio
00170 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Postal address
Bank of Finland
PO Box 160
FI-00101 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Telephone
010 831 2268 (national) /secretary
+358 10 831 2268 (international) /secretary

Fax
010 831 2294 (national)
+358 10 831 2294 (international)

Email
bofit (at) bof.fi
Aaron Mehrotra is on leave until 31 March 2014.


 
 

 Career

 

Aaron Mehrotra is adviser at the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition. His areas of expertise include the Chinese economy and economic policy, and monetary policy in transition economies. Mr. Mehrotra’s research has been published in academic journals including the Journal of Comparative Economics, Economics of Transition and China Economic Review. He is the Editor-in-Chief of BOFIT Discussion Papers.

Aaron Mehrotra is also docent (adjunct professor) at the Aalto University School of Economics. He has worked as visiting economist at the Austrian National Bank, and as visiting professor at the Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine. He holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

 

Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT)

 

 Expertise

 
  • Chinese economy and economic policy
  • Monetary policy in transition economies
  • Editor-in-Chief of BOFIT Discussion Papers

Adviser Aaron Mehrotra is on leave until March 31st 2014. He works at Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland.
Economist Laura Solanko has been appointed as temporary adviser at BOFIT and she will deputise for Aaron Mehrotra.

 

 Articles in scientific books

 
2009
 

Aaron Mehrotra and Jouko Rautava: Do sentiment indicators help to assess and predict actual developments of the Chinese economy?
In: Wu, Zhongmin (ed.), China in the World Economy. Routledge, London.

Tuuli Koivu, Aaron Mehrotra and Riikka Nuutilainen: An analysis of Chinese money and prices using a McCallum-type rule.
In: Liu, Xiaohui, Wei, Zhang (eds.), China’s Three Decades of Economic Reforms. Routledge, London

 

 

 

 

 

 Articles in refereed journals

 
2011
 

Rajeev K. Goel and Aaron Mehrotra: Financial settlement modes and corruption: Evidence from developed nations
Published in: Applied Financial Economics Volume 22, Issue 11, 2012.
as Financial Payment Instruments and Corruption 
DOI:10.1080/09603107.2011.628295

Aaron Mehrotra and Jenni Pääkkönen: Comparing China’s GDP Statistics with Coincident Indicators.
Journal of Comparative Economics, Volume 39, Issue 3, September 2011, Pages 406–411.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2011.03.003

Aaron Mehrotra and José R. Sánchez-Fung: Assessing McCallum and Taylor rules in a cross-section of emerging market economies.
Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money,21(2), 207-228. ISSN 1042-4431.

2010
 

Aaron Mehrotra and José R. Sánchez-Fung: China’s monetary policy and the exchange rate.
Comparative Economic Studies,52(4), 497-514. ISSN 0888-7233.

Aaron Mehrotra, Tuomas Peltonen and Alvaro Santos Rivera: Modelling inflation in China – A regional perspective.
China Economic Review 21 (2), 237-255. ISSN 1043-951X.

Iikka Korhonen and Aaron Mehrotra: Money demand in post-crisis Russia: De-dollarisation and re-monetisation.
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade 46. (2), 5-19. ISSN 1540-496X.

2009
 

Tuuli Koivu, Aaron Mehrotra and Riikka Nuutilainen: An analysis of Chinese money and prices using a McCallum-type rule.
Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 7(2), 219-235. ISSN 1476-5284.

Juuso Kaaresvirta and Aaron Mehrotra: Business surveys and inflation forecasting in China.
Economic change and restructuring, Vol 42, No. 4, 263-271.

Aaron Mehrotra: The Case for Price Level or Inflation Targeting - What Happened to Monetary Policy Effectiveness during the Japanese Disinflation?
Japan and the World Economy, 21(3), 280-291. ISSN 0922-1425.

Tomasz Koźluk and Aaron Mehrotra: The Impact of Chinese Monetary Policy Shocks on East Asia
Economics of Transition, Vol. 17, Issue 1, 121-145.

2008
 

Aaron Mehrotra and José R. Sánchez-Fung: Forecasting Inflation in China.
China Economic Journal, Vol. 1, No. 3, 317-322.

Aaron Mehrotra and Jouko Rautava: Do sentiment indicators help to assess and predict actual developments of the Chinese economy?
Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 225-239. ISSN 1476-5284.

Aaron N. Mehrotra: Demand for Money in Transition: Evidence from China's Disinflation.
International Advances in Economic Research, vol. 14(1), pages 36-47, ISSN 1083-0898.

2007
 

Aaron N. Mehrotra: Exchange and interest rate channels during a deflationary era – Evidence from Japan, Hong Kong, and China.
Journal of Comparative Economics, March 2007, Vol. 35, No 1, pp. 188-210. ISSN 0147-5967.

2006
 

Aaron Mehrotra & Timo Välilä: Public Investment in Europe: Evolution and Determinants in perspective
Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 27(4), pages 443-471, December 2006.

 

 Other publications

 
2013
 

Aaron Mehrotra: On the use of sterilisation bonds in emerging Asia
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 1/2013

2011
 

Yu-Fu Chen, Michael Funke and Aaron Mehrotra: What drives urban consumption in mainland China? The role of property price dynamics
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 13/2011

Jesús Crespo Cuaresma, Markus Eller and Aaron Mehrotra: The Economic transmission of fiscal policy shocks from Western to Eastern Europe
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 12/2011

Aaron Mehrotra, Riikka Nuutilainen and Jenni Pääkkönen: Changing economic structures and impacts of shocks — evidence from a DSGE model for China
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 5/2011

Rajeev K. Goel and Aaron Mehrotra: Financial settlement modes and corruption: Evidence from developed nations
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 4/2011

Aaron Mehrotra and Jenni Pääkkönen: Comparing China’s GDP Statistics with Coincident Indicators
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 1/2011

2010
 

Aaron Mehrotra and Alexey A. Ponomarenko: Wealth effects and Russian money demand
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 13/2010

Aaron Mehrotra, José R. Sánchez-Fung: China’s monetary policy and the exchange rate
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 10/2010

Aaron Mehrotra: Government deficit – a cloud hanging over India’s robust growth
Bank of Finland, Focus/Opinion - Expert view 2/2010

2009
 

Aaron Mehrotra: China’s monetary policy.
In: Pedro Schwartz (lead author), Comparison of monetary policy strategies of major central banks. European Parliament, Policy Department Economic and Scientific Policy.

Aaron Mehrotra and Tomáš Slačík: Evaluating inflation determinants with a money supply rule in four Central and Eastern European EU member states.
Focus on European Economic Integration Q3/09, 6-21, Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

Aaron Mehrotra and José R. Sánchez-Fung: Assessing McCallum and Taylor rules in a cross-section of emerging market economies
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 23/2009

Juuso Kaaresvirta, Iikka Korhonen, Mikael Mattlin, Aaron Mehrotra, Jenni Pääkkönen ja Jouko Rautava:
Katsaus Kiinan talouteen – BOFIT tietoisku 2009
Suomen Pankki, BOFIT Online 9/2009

Iikka Korhonen and Aaron Mehrotra: Real exchange rate, output and oil: Case of four large energy producers
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 6/2009

 

2008
 

Juuso Kaaresvirta and Aaron Mehrotra: Business surveys and inflation forecasting in China
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 22/2008.

Tuuli Koivu, Aaron Mehrotra and Riikka Nuutilainen: McCallum rule and Chinese monetary policy
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 15/2008.

Juuso Kaaresvirta, Tuuli Koivu, Mikael Mattlin, Aaron Mehrotra, Jouko Rautava ja Pekka Sutela: Katsaus Kiinan talouteen
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Online 8/2008.

Juuso Kaaresvirta, Tuuli Koivu and Aaron Mehrotra: China and food price developments
Bank of Finland, Focus/Opinion - Expert view 3/2008

Aaron Mehrotra and Tomasz Koźluk: The Impact of Chinese Monetary Policy Shocks on East Asia.
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 5/2008.

Aaron Mehrotra and José R. Sánchez-Fung: Forecasting Inflation in China
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 2/2008

2007
 

Iikka Korhonen and Aaron Mehrotra: Will the inflation target be met in Russia?
Bank of Finland, Focus/Opinion - Expert view 5/2007

Aaron Mehrotra: For Europe, Asian growth brings challenges
Bank of Finland, Focus/Opinion - Expert view 2/2007

Aaron Mehrotra, Tuomas Peltonen and Alvaro Santos Rivera: Modelling inflation in China – a regional perspective
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 19/2007, European Central Bank Working Paper Series NO 829 / NOVEMBER 2007

Iikka Korhonen and Aaron Mehrotra: Money demand in post-crisis Russia: De-dollarisation and re-monetisation.
Warsaw School of Economics Working Paper No. 10., 2007

Aaron Mehrotra and Jouko Rautava: Do sentiment indicators help to assess and predict actual developments of the Chinese economy?
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 11/2007

Aaron Mehrotra: A note on the national contributions to euro area M3
Bank of Finland Research, Discussion Papers 2/2007

2006
 

Aaron Mehrotra: Essays on Empirical Macroeconomics (pdf 3,9 MT)
Bank of Finland 2006. 247 pages.
ISBN 952-462-290-4 print, ISBN 952-462-291-2 online

Aaron Mehrotra: Demand for money in transition: Evidence from China's disinflation
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 10/2006

Aaron Mehrotra: India’s recent macroeconomic developments
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Online 3/2006

2005
 

Aaron Mehrotra: Exchange and interest rate channels during a deflationary era - Evidence from Japan, Hong Kong and China
Bank of Finland, BOFIT Discussion Papers 17/2005

Aaron N. Mehrotra & Tuomas A. Peltonen: Socio-economic development and fiscal policy - lessons from the cohesion countries for the new member states.
Working Paper Series 467, European Central Bank, 2005.

Timo Välilä, Tomasz Kozluk and Aaron Mehrotra: Roads on a downhill? Trends in EU infrastructure investment.
EIB Papers vol 10 (1), 2005, pages 18-38.

Timo Välilä and Aaron Mehrotra: Evolution and determinants of public investment in Europe.
Economic and Financial Reports 2005/01. European Investment Bank, 2005.

2004
 

Aaron Mehrotra: Could Japan Target the Price Level or Inflation - What Happens to Monetary Policy Effectiveness during Disinflation?
Economics Working Papers ECO2004/02, European University Institute.