International Seminar

Important note:

All Fall 2020 seminars will be hosted on a virtual platform.
Zoom link for International Seminars: (Password to be entered on prompt)

The International Seminar meets Tuesdays at 4.00 pm in 7142 Social Sciences


09/08: Christoph Trebesch, Kiel
Presentation Title: “Coping with Disasters: Two Centuries of International Official Lending.” (Please Note: This seminar starts at 2 pm)

09/22: Andres Drenik, Columbia
Presentation Title: “Devaluations, Inflation, and Labor Income Dynamics

09/29: Rosen Valchev, Boston College
Presentation Title: “The International Medium of Exchange”

10/06: Rohan Kekre, Chicago Booth

10/13: Ozge Akinci, FRB-NY

10/20: Junhyong Kim, UW-Madison

10/27: Gianluca Benigno, London School of Economics

11/03: Max Dvorkin, FRB-STL

11/10: Jenny Tang, FRB-Boston

11/17: Lorena Keller, Wharton

11/24: Linda Goldberg, FRB-NY

12/01: Mary Amiti, FRB-NY

12/08: Luca Fornaro, CREI

Spring 2020

3/3: Ozge Akinci, Federal Reserve Bank of NY – “Exchange Rate Dynamics and Monetary Spillovers with Imperfect Financial Markets”

3/10: Olivier Jeanne, Johns Hopkins University – “Currency Wars, Trade Wars and Global Demand” 

3/24: Andres Drenik, Columbia University – “Devaluations, Inflation, and Labor Income Dynamics”

3/31: Max Dvorkin, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – “Workers’ Skills, Occupational Choice and the Labor Market Effects of International Trade and Automation”

4/7: Rosen Valchev, Boston University – “The International Medium of Exchange”

4/14: Jenny Tang, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

4/21: Roberto Rigobon, MIT Sloan

4/28: Gianluca Benigno, LSE/Federal Reserve Bank of NY

5/5: Rohan Kekre, Chicago Booth


Fall 2019

9/10: Dmitry Mukhin, UW-Madison – “Mussa Puzzle Redux”

9/19: Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard (joint with Macro)

9/24: Juan Passadore, EIEF – “A Framework for Debt-Maturity Management”

10/1: Illenin Kondo, Notre Dame – “Real Interest Rates, Inflation, and Default”

10/15: Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern

10/22: Steve Wu, UW-Madison – “Corporate Balance Sheets and Sovereign Risk Premia”

10/28: Jian Wang, CUHK-Shenzhen – “FDI and firm productivity: The role of financial constraints”

10/29: Dohyeon Lee, UW-Madison – “Optimal Monetary Policy in an Open Economy under Imperfect Capital Mobility”

11/5: Rosen Valchev, Boston College – “The International Medium of Exchange”  CANCELED

11/12: Giancarlo Corsetti, Cambridge University – “Invoicing and Pricing-to Market: A Study of Price and Markup Elasticities of UK Exporters” at special time, 2:45-4:15 p.m.

11/19: Dmitriy Sergeyev, Bocconi University –“Optimal Macroprudential and Monetary Policy in a Currency Union”

11/26: Sanjay Singh, UC-Davis- “The Long-Run Effects of Monetary Policy”

12/3: Michael Devereux, University of British Columbia – “Exchange Rates, Local Currency Pricing and International Tax Policies”

12/10: Michael Waugh, NYU Business – “The Consumption Response to Trade Shocks: Evidence from the US-China Trade War”

Spring 2019

3/5: Steve Wu, UW-Madison – “Corporate Balance Sheets and Sovereign Risk Premia”

4/2: Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan – “The Global Business Cycle: Measurement and Transmission”

4/16: Jing Zhang, FRB of Chicago – “International Capital Flows: Private vs. Public”

4/23: Davin Chor, Dartmouth – “The Political Economy Consequences of China’s Export Slowdown”

4/30: Linda Tesar,  University of Michigan – “Quantifying the Benefits of Labor Mobility in a Currency Union”