Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

IEF Workshop

Call for Papers - XIV and XV Workshops in International Economics and Finance

Buenos Aires and Barcelona will host the XIV and XV Workshops in International Economics and Finance organized by Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI), the World Bank LAC Chief Economist Office and the InterAmerican Development Bank during 2012.

The first event, the Buenos Aires Workshop in International Economics and Finance, will take place on April 2 and 3, 2012. The deadline for submitting papers for this event is January 10, 2012. Papers must be submitted by email to utdtworkshop@utdt.edu in PDF format. The program will be posted in the workshop’s web site, www.utdt.edu/ief-workshop, by February 15, 2012.

The Barcelona Workshop will take place on July 2 and 3, 2012. The call for papers for this second event will be published in February.

These workshops are unique events that bring together top researchers and policy makers from the North and the South to discuss recent theoretical and empirical advances in International Economics and Finance. The goal of these meetings is to gain a better understanding of the macroeconomic problems faced by Latin American countries and to encourage research on the subject. The program’s format will be similar to that of our past meetings. We will discuss approximately ten academic papers in closed seminar style sessions and there will be some sessions of a less technical nature open to a broader audience.

We welcome papers on International Economics, Macroeconomics and Finance that address issues of relevance for the economies of Latin America. Some topics of special interest are:
• Financial crises
• Financial regulation
• Capital flows and their effects on emerging economies
• Monetary policy in emerging economies
• Credit markets and economic activity

The papers to be presented in the academic sessions will be selected by a program committee formed by:

Fernando Broner
CREI and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Tito Cordella
The World Bank
Alberto Martin
CREI and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Andrés Neumeyer
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Andrew Powell
InterAmerican Development Bank
Guido Sandleris
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Martín Uribe
Columbia University

The organization of these events would not be possible without the financial support provided by: LACEA and the European Research Council through the Starting Grant "International Capital Flows and Emerging Markets".