Dr José Sanchez Fung

Position: Senior Lecturer Economics
School: Economics, Politics and History
Email: J.Sanchez-Fung@kingston.ac.uk
Extension: NA
Location: Room Pr.Hh.1013, Penrhyn Road
Website: http://ideas.repec.org/e/psn30.html

Profile

José R. Sánchez-Fung is Senior Lecturer in Economics at Kingston University London, and Associate Fellow of the Institute for the Study of the Americas, School of Advanced Study, University of London. He has been Senior Associate Member of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York, Director of the Economic Research Department and Member of the monetary policy making Open Market Committee at the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic, and Visiting Researcher at the Bank of Finland in Helsinki.

Sánchez-Fung's research interests are the empirical analysis of monetary policy, macroeconomic policy and performance, and development economics and policy, and work on the topics has been published in various refereed academic journals. He is co-author of the textbook Monetary Economics in Developing Countries published by Palgrave Macmillan (2007). He holds PhD and MA degrees in Economics from the University of Kent in the UK, and a Licenciatura en Economía from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Educational and professional qualifications

2002 PhD in Economics , University of Kent, UK
1997 MA in Economics , University of Kent, UK
1995 Licenciatura en Economía , Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Professional experience (post-1990)

2008-Present Associate Fellow, Institute for the Study of the Americas. School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK
2004-Present Senior Lecturer, School of Economics, Kingston University London, UK
2003-2004 Director of Economic Research and member of the Open Market Committee, Central Bank of the Dominican Republic
2002-2004 Lecturer, School of Economics, Kingston University London, UK
1998-1999 Lecturer (profesor tiempo completo), Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1993-1998 Staff Economist, Central Bank of the Dominican Republic

Teaching

Monetary Economics; Applied Econometrics; International Economics

Research supervision

Director of PhD in Economics

Research areas

Economics: Empirical macroeconomics and monetary policy

Funding

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International connections

Fudan University, China Center for Economic Studies, Shanghai, China

Professional activity

Member of the International Advisory Board, Ciencia & Sociedad

Research outputs

Jump to: Article | Book | Monograph
Number of items: 39.

Article

Mehrotra, Aaron and Sánchez-Fung, José R. (2011) Assessing McCallum and Taylor rules in a cross-section of emerging market economies. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 21(2), pp. 207-228. ISSN (print) 1042-4431

Pozo, Susan, Sanchez-Fung, Jose and Santos-Paulino, Amelia (2011) A note on modelling economic growth determinants in the Dominican Republic. Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 4(1), pp. 35-41. ISSN (print) 1752-0843

Sanchez-Fung, Jose (2010) Book Review of: Economic prosperity recaptured: the Finnish path from crisis to rapid growth by Seppo Honkapohja, Erkki A. Koskela, Willi Leibfritz, and Roope Uusitalo, 2009. MIT Press. Hardback: ISBN 978-0-262-01269-0. Baltic Journal of Economics, 10(1), pp. 79-81. ISSN (print) 1406-099X

Sanchez-Fung, Jose (2009) Book Review of: Domestic resource mobilisation and financial development edited by George Mavrotas. The Journal of Development Studies, 45(7), pp. 1204-1206. ISSN (print) 0022-0388

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2009) Modelacion de la inversion en Centroamerica y la Republica Dominicana. Cuadernos de Economia, 28(51), pp. 245-264. ISSN (print) 0121-4772

Mehrotra, Aaron and Sanchez-Fung, Jose (2008) Forecasting inflation in China. China Economic Journal, 1(3), pp. 317-322. ISSN (print) 1753-8963

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2008) Measuring inflation targeting's impact on the macroeconomy. Applied Economics Letters, 15(13), pp. 1027-1035. ISSN (print) 1350-4851

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2008) Modelling the term structure of interest rates in a small emerging market economy. Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 1(1), pp. 93-103. ISSN (print) 1752-0843

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2008) Money demand in a dollarising economy: the case of the Dominican Republic. Journal of Developing Areas, 42(1), pp. 39-52. ISSN (print) 0022-037X

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2007) Inflation targeting and monetary analysis in Chile and Mexico. Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis in Social Sciences, 1(3), pp. 40-62. ISSN (online) 1752-8925

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. and Ghatak, Subrata (2007) Is fiscal policy sustainable in developing economies? Review of Development Economics, 11(3), pp. 518-530. ISSN (print) 1363-6669

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2005) Estimating a monetary policy reaction function for the Dominican Republic. International Economic Journal, 19(4), pp. 563-577. ISSN (print) 1016-8737

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2005) Exchange Rates, Monetary Policy, and Interest Rates in the Dominican Republic during the 1990s Boom and New Millennium Crisis. Journal of Latin American Studies, 37(04), pp. 727-738. ISSN (print) 0022-216X

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. and Prazmowski, Peter A. (2004) PPP, random walks and UIP after interest rate liberalisation in a small developing economy. Economics Bulletin, 6(1), pp. 1-7. ISSN (online) 1545-2921

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2003) Exchange market pressure in the Dominican Republic. Revista de Economia de Empresas, 3(1), pp. 23-32. ISSN (print) 1676-8000

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2003) Monetary policy reaction dynamics in a developing economy: evidence for the Dominican Republic. Applied Econometrics and International Development, 3(1), pp. 27-53. ISSN (print) 1578-4487

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2003) Non-linear modelling of daily exchange rate returns, volatility, and 'news' in a small developing economy. Applied Economics Letters, 10(4), pp. 247-250. ISSN (print) 1350-4851

Sanchez Fung, Jose R. (2000) Employment and labour markets in the Dominican Republic: an overview of the literature. CEPAL Review, 71, pp. 157-169. ISSN (print) 0251-2920

Carruth, Alan and Sanchez-Fung, Jose Roberto (2000) Money demand in the Dominican Republic. Applied Economics, 32(11), pp. 1439-1449. ISSN (print) 0003-6846

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (1999) Efficiency of the black market for foreign exchange and PPP: the case of the Dominican Republic. Applied Economics Letters, 6(3), pp. 173-176. ISSN (print) 1350-4851

Book

Ghatak, Subrata and Sanchez Fung, Jose R. (2007) Monetary economics in developing countries. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. 302p. ISBN 9780230003347

Prazmowski, Peter A. , Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. and Santos-Paulino, Amelia U., eds. (2004) Essays on macroeconomics in the Dominican Republic and developing countries. Dominican Republic : Central Bank of the Dominican Republic Press. 135p. (Collection of the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic, Cultural Department) ISBN 9993430692

Monograph

Prazmowski, Peter A. and Sanchez Fung, Jose (2012) Assessing the impact of different nominal anchors on the credibility of stabilisation programmes. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 19 p. (Economics Discussion Paper, no. 2012/1)

Mehrotra, Aaron and Sanchez-Fung, Jose (2010) China's monetary policy and the exchange rate. (Discussion Paper) Helsinki, Finland : Bank of Finland. 25 p. (BOFIT Discussion Papers, no. 10/2010) ISBN 9789524626859

Pozo, Susan, Sanchez-Fung, Jose and Santos-Paulino, Amelia U. (2010) Economic development strategies in the Dominican Republic. (Working Paper) Helsinki, Finland : United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research. 25 p. (WIDER Working Paper, no. 2010/115) ISBN 9789292303532

Sanchez Fung, Jose R., Pozo, Susan and Santos-Paulino, Amelia U. (2010) A note on modelling economic growth determinants in the Dominican Republic. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 13 p. (Economics Discussion Paper, no. 2010/4)

Mehrotra, Aaron and Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2009) Assessing McCallum and Taylor rules in a cross-section of emerging market economies. (Discussion Paper) Helsinki, Finland : Bank of Finland. 41 p. (BOFIT Discussion Papers, no. 23/2009) ISBN 9789524626743

Faria, Joao and Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2009) The economy and the environment in the Dominican Republic and Haiti: what explains the differences? (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 21 p. (Economics Discussion Paper, no. 2009/3)

Mehrotra, Aaron and Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2008) Forecasting inflation in China. (Discussion Paper) Helsinki, Finland : Bank of Finland. 17 p. ISBN 9789524628952

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2008) The day-to-day interbank market, volatility, and central bank intervention in a developing economy. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Kingston University. 49 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

Ghatak, Subrata and Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2006) Is fiscal policy sustainable in developing economies? (Discussion Paper) Helsinki, Finland : Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus. 31 p. ISBN 9515616034

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2004) Daily interbank rate determination and volatility in a banking crisis. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 8 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2004) Modelling money demand in the Dominican Republic. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 21 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

Ghatak, Subrata and Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2003) Is fiscal policy sustainable in emerging market economies. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 26 p. (Economics Discussion Paper, no. 2003/4)

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2003) Monetary policy reaction dynamics in a developing economy: evidence for the Dominican Republic. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 27 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2003) Money, income, prices, and exchange rates in the Dominican Republic. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 19 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

Prazmowski, Peter A. and Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2003) PPP, random walks, and UIP after interest rate liberalisation in a small developing economy. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 9 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2002) Inflation targeting and monetary analysis in Chile and Mexico. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 39 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

Sanchez-Fung, Jose R. (2002) Non-linear modeling of daily exchange rate returns, volatility, and 'news' in a small developing economy. (Discussion Paper) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University. 8 p. (Economics Discussion Paper)

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