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The 7th International Macro Finance Conference brought together a group of young faculty working at the intersection of international finance and international macro to discuss early stage research in an informal setting. The conference is sponsored by the International Economics Initiative at the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago and will be held in Chicago November 22-23, 2019.

Previous Conference Agendas: 2018 • 2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013


International Macro Finance Conference


Friday, November 22, 2019
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Welcome Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Labor Income Dynamics in Large Devaluations
Andrés Blanco, University of Michigan
Andrés Drenik (Presenter), Columbia University
Emilio Zaratiegui, Columbia University
1:30 pm - 1:40 pm
1:40 pm - 2:40 pm
Capital Controls and Risk Misallocation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Lorena Keller, University of Pennsylvania
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm
2:50 pm - 3:50 pm
Sonoma: A Small Open ecoNOmy for MAcrofinance
Max Croce (Presenter), Bocconi University
Mohammad Jahan-Parvar, Federal Reserve Board
Samuel Rosen, Temple University
3:50 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Credit Migration and Covered Interest Rate Parity
Gordon Liao, Federal Reserve Board
5:00 pm
Conference adjourns for the day
Saturday, November 23, 2019
8:00 am
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Reshaping Global Trade: The Immediate and Long-Run Effects of Bank Failures
Chenzi Xu, Dartmouth College
9:30 am - 9:45 am
9:45 am - 10:45 am
The Micro-Anatomy of Aggregate Consumption Adjustments
Diego Perez, New York University
Pablo Ottonello, University of Michigan
10:45 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sudden Stops, Productivity, and the Exchange Rate
Laura Castillo-MartÍnez, London School of Economics
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch Presentation: Country Risk
Tarek Hassan (Presenter), Boston University
Jesse Schreger, Columbia University
Ahmed Tahoun, London Business School
1:15 pm
Conference concludes