D-DEBTCON 2020 | Tradeoffs and Outcomes in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Views of Academics and Argentine Policymakers (Tradeoffs y resultados en reestructuración de deuda soberana: las visiones de académicos y hacedores de política argentinos)
Each day between September 7 and September 18 will feature academic and policy panels in South Africa, Italy, Argentina, Switzerland, Singapore, the United States, Barbados, the United Kingdom, and China. Participants will discuss topics such as sovereign debt sustainability and debt vulnerabilities, restructuring architecture, debt transparency, fiscal federalism, resilience against pandemic and climate shocks, financial history, and the particular debt challenges facing countries in Africa and Latin America, as well as China and the European Union.
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella will be holding the Argentina segment on September 9, 2020. The session is entitled
Tradeoffs and Outcomes in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Views of Academics and Argentine Policymakers.
Please register here and you will be sent the live stream link 2 days before the event.
Wednesday, September 9, 9:00am-12:00pm , Argentina time
Host: Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Title: Tradeoffs and Outcomes in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Views of Academics and Argentine Policymakers
9:00am to 10:20am
Academic Academic Panel: Costs, Benefits, and Controversies of Restructuring.
Paper: Tamon Asonuma, Trade Costs of Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Does a Market-Friendly Approach Improve the Outcome? (coauthored with Marcos Chamon and Akira Sasahara).
Discussant: Eugenia Andreasen (Universidad de Chile)
Paper: Lee Buchheit and Mitu Gulati, The Argentine Collective Action Clause Controversy.
Discussant: Andrés de la Cruz (Cleary Gottlieb)
Paper: Jochen Andritzky, Long-Term Returns in Distressed Sovereign Bond Markets: How Did Investors Fare? (coauthored with Julian Schumacher).
Discussant: Eduardo Levy-Yeyati (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)
Chair: Eduardo Levy-Yeyati (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)
10:35am to 12:00pm
Policy Panel: Issuing and Restructuring Argentina's Debt: The Doers' View.
Sergio Chodos (Executive Director of the IMF for the Southern Cone)
Vladimir Werning (Former Chief Advisor to the Treasury Minister)
Gustavo Cañonero (former Vice-Governor, Central Bank of Argentina, 2018-2019)
Chair: Juan J. Cruces (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)