International Finance and Macroeconomics Program Meeting

Cristina Arellano and Oleg Itskhoki, Organizers

March 19, 2021

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, March 19
11:00 am
Harold L. Cole, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Daniel Neuhann, University of Texas at Austin
Guillermo Ordoñez, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Asymmetric Information and Sovereign Debt: Theory Meets Mexican Data
Discussant: Yan Bai, University of Rochester and NBER
11:45 am
Break
11:50 am
Zhengyang Jiang, Northwestern University and NBER
Hanno Lustig, Stanford University and NBER
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Columbia University and NBER
Mindy Z. Xiaolan, University of Texas at Austin

Manufacturing Risk-free Government Debt
Discussant: Alp Simsek, Yale University and NBER
12:35 pm
Break- Wonder Room
1:05 pm
Meredith Crowley, University of Cambridge
Lu Han, University of Liverpool
Minkyu Son, University of Cambridge

Dominant Currency Dynamics: Evidence on Dollar-invoicing from UK Exporters
Discussant: Mary Amiti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
1:50 pm
Break
1:55 pm
Javier Bianchi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Saki Bigio, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Charles Engel, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER

Scrambling for Dollars: International Liquidity, Banks and Exchange Rates
Discussant: Motohiro Yogo, Princeton University and NBER
2:40 pm
Break
2:55 pm
Joao Ayres, Inter-American Development Bank
Constantino Hevia, Universidad Torcuato di Tella
Juan Pablo Nicolini, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Real Exchange Rates and Primary Commodity Prices: Mussa meets Backus-Smith
Discussant: Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé, Columbia University and NBER
3:40 pm
Break
3:45 pm
Xing Guo, Bank of Canada
Pablo Ottonello, University of Michigan and NBER
Diego Perez, New York University and NBER

Monetary Policy and Redistribution in Open Economies
Discussant: Ludwig Straub, Harvard University and NBER
4:40 pm
Adjourn- Wonder Room