XXIII Workshop in International Economics and Finance | Program

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

10.15-10.30

 

Welcoming Remarks                                                                          

Vicente Albornoz: Decano de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas, Universidad de Las Américas

Gonzalo Mendieta, Rector, Universidad de Las Américas


Session 1

Chair: Cristina Arellano (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)


10.30-11.30

Constrained Efficient Borrowing with Sovereign Default Risk"
Leonardo Martínez (International Monetary Fund), Francisco Roch and Juan Carlos Hatchondo

 

11.30-12.30

Self-fulfilling Debt Crisis and Limits to Arbitrage
Gastón Chaumont (University of Rochester), Grey Gordon and Bruno Sultanum | Slides

 

Session 2

Chair: Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe (Columbia University)



14.00-15.00

“Domestic Policies and Sovereign Default”
Emilio Espino (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) | Slides

 

15.00-16.00

“Partial Defaults”
Cristina Arellano (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis), Xavier Mateos-Planas and José Victor Rios-Rull | Slides

 


Open Session 

Chair: Andrés Neumeyer (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)

16.30-17.30

¿Hacia dónde va América Latina después de la pandemia?
William Maloney (World Bank) and Richard Martinez (Inter-American Development Bank).

Moderator: Andrés Neumeyer (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)

 

17.30-17.45

Coffee Break

17.45-19.15

Instituciones para fortalecer la dolarización en la economía ecuatoriana

Juan Pablo Nicolini (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella & Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis), Martin Uribe (Columbia University), Augusto De La Torre (Universidad de las Américas) and Simón Cueva (Ministry of Economics and Finance)
Moderator: Vicente Albornoz (Universidad de Las Américas)

 

 

Friday, November 19, 2021

Session 3

Chair: Susana Herrero (Universidad de Las Américas)

 

9.30-10.30

 

A Reassessment of the Cost of Currency Pegs under Wage and Price Rigidities”
Constantino Hevia (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) and Juan Pablo Nicolini | Slides

 

10.30-11.30

“COVID-19 in Unequal Societies”
Andrés Neumeyer (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella), Constantino Hevia and Manuel Macera | Slides

 

Keynote Lecture

Chair: Juan Pablo Nicolini (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella & Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

 

12.00-13.00

 

“Optimal Bank Reserve Remuneration and Capital Control Policy”
Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe (Columbia University), Chun-Che Chi and Martin Uribe | Slides

 

13.00-13.15

Closing Remarks

Augusto de la Torre (Universidad de Las Américas)