Sebastian Rast

Research Economist

De Nederlandsche Bank

I am a Research Economist in the Monetary Policy Department at De Nederlandsche Bank.

I obtained my PhD at the European University Institute in Florence under the supervision of Evi Pappa and Leonardo Melosi. During my PhD, I visited the University of California at Berkeley and have been a PhD Trainee in the Monetary Policy Strategy Division at the European Central Bank.

My research interests include macroeconomics, monetary policy, applied macroeconometrics and inflation expectations. You can find my CV here.

Note: This is my personal webpage and the views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the official position of De Nederlandsche Bank or the Eurosystem.


  • PhD in Economics, 2022

    European University Institute

  • Visiting PhD student, 2019

    University of California, Berkeley

  • Master in Economics, 2015

    Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

  • BSc in Economics, 2014

    University of Mannheim