XX Workshop in International Economics and Finance | Program

Banco Central de la República Argentina, Salón Bosch | Reconquista 266, Buenos Aires

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Sala Bosch, BCRA


10.15-10.30


Welcoming Remarks

Emilio Espino (UTDT)

Money & Banking

Chair: Juan Pablo Nicolini (UTDT & Minneapolis FED)


10.30-11.30

International Monetary Theory: Mundell-Fleming Redux

Yuliy Sannikov (Princeton University)

Discussant: Ivan Werning (MIT)


11.30-12.30

Financial Repression: Evidence and Theory

V.V. Chari (University of Minnesota)

Discussant: Pablo Kurlat (Stanford University)


12.30-14.00

Lunch


Financial Intermediation

Chair: Andrew Powell (Inter-American Development Bank)


14.00-15.00

Credit Supply Shocks, Network Effects, and the Real Economy

Enrique Moral-Benito (Bank of Spain)

Discussant: Andrew Powell (Inter-American Development Bank)



15.00-16.00

Optimal Regulation of Financial Intermediaries
Sebastián Di Tella (Stanford University)

Discussant: Huberto Ennis (Richmond FED)


16.00-16.30

Coffee Break


Capital Flows in Emerging Markets

Chair: Laura D’ Amato (Banco Central de la República Argentina)


16.30-17.30

Fiscal Policy, Sovereign Risk and Unemployment

Ignacio Presno (Federal Reserve Board)

Discussant: Juan Sánchez (St. Louis FED)


17.30-18.00

Balance Sheet Effects in Colombia Non-Financial Firms

César Pabón & Juan Camilo Medellín (Fedesarrollo)

Discussant: Tito Cordella (The World Bank)

18.00-18.30

Taper Tantrums: QE, its Aftermath and Emerging Market Capital Flows

Anusha Chari (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Discussant: Tito Cordella (The World Bank)

20.00

Conference Dinner at Happening


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Sala Bosch, BCRA



Labor Market Dynamics

Chair: Emilio Espino (UTDT)

10.00-11.00

Labor Market Dynamics After Nominal Devaluations

Andres Drenik (Columbia University)

Discussant: Andrés Fernández (Inter-American Development Bank)


11.00-12.00

The Unemployment Accelerator

Andrés Blanco (University of Michigan)

Discussant: Alberto Martín (CREI)


12.00-13.30

Lunch


Challenges in Economic Policy

Chair: Samuel Pienknagura (The World Bank)



13.30-14.15

Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America

Juan Pablo Nicolini (UTDT & Minneapolis FED)

14.15-15.00

Panel with Chief Economists

Daniel Chiquiar (Banco de México)

Carlos Viana de Carvalho (Banco Central do Brasil)

Andrés Neumeyer (Banco Central de la República Argentina)


15.00-15.30

Coffee Break


Technology, Finance and Development

Chair: Andrew Powell (Inter-American Development Bank)


15.30-16.15

Keynote Address: Robert E. Hall (Stanford University)

Secular Stagnation in Modern Economies


16.15-17.00

Closing Remarks: Federico Sturzenegger (President, Banco Central de la República Argentina)

Finance and Development



The organization of this event would not be possible without the financial support provided by: LACEA, the World Bank LAC Chief Economist Office, the Inter-American Development Bank’s Research Department and the Central Bank of Argentina.