Jonathan Swarbrick

I am a Senior Economist at the Bank of Canada and a Visiting Researcher at the University of Surrey. My research focuses on macroeconomic theory, financial economics, and monetary economics.

Contact Details

Jonathan Swarbrick
Bank of Canada
234 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0G9

Phone: 1 613 728 7444
Email: jswarbrick (at) bankofcanada (dot) ca


Reconciling Jaimovich-Rebello Preferences, Habit in Consumption and Labor Supply (2017)
Joint with Tom Holden and Paul Levine (both Surrey) - Economics Letters - accepted for publication | View on IDEAS

Working Papers

Monetary policy and cross-border interbank market fragmentation: lessons from the crisis (2017)
Joint with Tobias Blattner (ECB) - Download | View on IDEAS

Credit crunches from occasionally binding bank borrowing constraints (2017)
Joint with Tom Holden and Paul Levine (both Surrey) - Download | View on IDEAS

Work in Progress

Adverse selection and Financial Crises
Download available on request.

Business Cycles in Space
Joint with Tom Holden (Surrey).


Occasionally binding constraints in DSGE models (for chapter in course textbook) (2016)