Christopher Sleet


Professor of Economics

Education:
  • Cambridge University - B.A. - 1990
  • London School of Economics - MSc - 1992
  • Stanford University - Ph.D. - 1998
Areas of Expertise:
  • Economics
Teaching and Research Interests:
  • Macroeconomics, dynamic public finance, contract theory
Website and/or personal homepage:
http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/csleet/

Published Papers: 
  • Fiscal hedging with nominal assets
    Journal of Monetary Economics 55, 2008; 710-727.
    (with: Hanno Lustig, Sevin Yeltekin)

  • Endogenous Incomplete Markets: Implications for Macroeconomics
    New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Ed.s S. Durlauf and L. Blume., 2008.

  • Politically Credible Social Insurance
    Journal of Monetary Economics 55, 2008; 129-151.
    (with: Sevin Yeltekin)

  • Recursive Monetary Policy Games with Incomplete Information
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 31(5), 2007; 1557-1583.
    (with: Sevin Yeltekin)

  • Dynamic Optimal Taxation with Private Information
    Review of Economic Studies 73, 2006; 1-30.
    (with: Stefania Albanesi)

  • Credibility and Endogenous Societal Discounting
    Review of Economic Dynamics 9, 2006; 410-437.
    (with: Sevin Yeltekin)

  • Optimal Taxation with Endogenously Incomplete Debt Markets
    Journal of Economic Theory 127, 2006; 36-73.
    (with: Sevin Yeltekin)

  • Optimal Taxation with Private Government Information
    Review of Economic Studies 71, 2004; 1217-1239.

  • Credible Monetary Policy and Private Information
    Journal of Economic Theory 99, 2001; 338-376.

  • Markov Perfect Equilibria in Industries with Complementarities
    Economic Theory 17(2), 2001; 371-397.

  • Dynamic Labor Contracts with Temporary Layoffs and Permanent Separations
    Economic Theory 18(1), 2001; 207-235.
    (with: Sevin Yeltekin)

  • Deposit and Lender of Last Resort Functions
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 32(3), 2000; 518-575.
    (with: B Smith)

Working Papers: 
Editorial Boards:
  • Carnegie Rochester Conference on Public Policy, 2010- (Board member)
  • Journal of Monetary Economics (Associate Editor), 2008-