XXI Workshop in International Economics and Finance | Program

Monday, March 12, 2018

 

9.15-9.30

 

Welcoming Remarks

 

Session 1

 

9.30-10.30

Foreign Exchange Intervention Redux

Roberto Chang (Rutgers University)

Discussant: Paolo Cavallino (International Monetary Fund)

 

10.30-11.30

Fiscal Origins of Monetary Paradoxes

Nicolás Caramp (UC Davis)

Discussant: Victoria Nuguer (Inter-American Development Bank)

 

11.30-11.45

Coffee Break

 

Session 2

 

11.45-12.45

Of Cities and Slums

Alexander Monge-Naranjo (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Washington University)

Discussant: Daniel da Mata (Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada)

 

12.45-14.15

Lunch

Policy Session

 

14.15-16.00

Monetary Policy Challenges in the Americas

David Andolfatto (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis), Daniel Chiquiar (Banco de México), Andrés Neumeyer (Banco Central de la República Argentina) & Carlos Végh (The World Bank)

 

16.00-16.15

Coffee Break

 

Session 3

 

16.15-16.45

 

The Financial Transmission of Sectoral Shocks: Evidence from the Spanish Housing Bubble

Tom Schmitz (Bocconi University)

 

16.45-17.15

Labor Heterogeneity and the Pattern of Trade

Alfonso Cebreros Zurita (Banco de México)

 

17.15-17.45

Sovereign Default and Optimal Debt Restructuring: A Dynamic Discrete Choice Approach

Maximiliano Dvorkin (Federal Reserve bank of St. Louis)

 

20.00

Conference Dinner

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

 

Session 4

 

10.00-11.00

Macroprudential Policy in the Presence of External Risks

Ricardo Reyes-Heroles (Federal Reserve Board)

Discussant: Tito Cordella (The World Bank)

 

11.00-12.00

Fiscal rules and the sovereign default premium

Leonardo Martínez (International Monetary Fund)

Discussant: Jessica Roldan (Banco de México)

 

12.00-12.15

Coffee Break

12.15-13.15

 

 

Long-Term Finance and Investment with Frictional Asset Markets

Julián Kozlowski (New York University)

Discussant: Sebastian Di Tella (Stanford University)

 

13.15-14.45

Lunch

 

Session 5

 

14.45-15.45

Capital Controls and Firm Performance: The Effects of the Chilean Encaje

Eugenia Andreasen (Universidad de Santiago de Chile)

Discussant: Andrés Fernández (Inter-American Development Bank)

 

15.45-16.00

Coffee Break

 

Session 6

 

16.00-17.00

Monetary News, U.S. Interest Rate and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies

Alejandro Vicondoa (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

Discussant: Andrew Powell (Inter-American Development Bank)

 

17.00-18.00

Financial and Price Stability in Emerging Markets: The Role of the Interest Rate

Martín Tobal (Banco de México)

Discussant: Julio Carrillo Abrego (Banco de México)

 

18.00-18.15

Closing Remarks