Dr Lukas Altermatt

Department of Economics
Dr Lukas Altermatt



  • PhD Economics University of Basel, (2019)

  • MSc Business and Economics University of Basel, (2014)

  • BA Business and Economics University of Basel, (2012)


University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Economics, University of Essex (1/7/2020 - present)

Other academic

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (14/2/2020 - 30/6/2020)

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Finance, University of Wisconsin-Madison (20/2/2019 - 14/2/2020)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Introduction to Economics (EC111)

  • International Finance (EC933)


Journal articles (5)

Altermatt, L., Iwasaki, K. and Wright, R., (2023). General Equilibrium with Multiple Liquid Assets. Review of Economic Dynamics

Altermatt, L., (2022). Inside Money, Investment, and Unconventional Monetary Policy. International Economic Review. 63 (4), 1527-1560

Altermatt, L. and Wipf, C., (2022). Liquidity, the Mundell-Tobin Effect, and the Friedman Rule. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

Altermatt, L., Iwasaki, K. and Wright, R., (2021). Asset Pricing in Monetary Economies. Journal of International Money and Finance. 115, 102352-102352

Altermatt, L., (2019). Savings, asset scarcity, and monetary policy. Journal of Economic Theory. 182, 329-359

Reports and Papers (2)

Altermatt, L., Bank Lending, Financial Frictions, and Inside Money Creation

Altermatt, L. and Wang, Z., (2021). Oligopoly Banking, Risky Investment, and Monetary Policy

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