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UCSC and SCU
West Coast Workshop on International Finance and Open Economy Macroeconomics
October 19, 2012.
Leavey School of Business,
|Department of Economics|
|SCU (408) 554-4341|
|Joshua Aizenman, UCSC|
|Michael Hutchison, Department of Economics, UCSC|
|Helen Popper, Department of Economics, SCU|
Download the Agenda (Updated Oct 19) (PDF format)
|West Coast Workshop
International Finance /Open Economy Macroeconomics
October 19, 2012
Santa Clara University -- 126 Lucas Hall
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Rolls
9:00-9:45 “Risk Sharing with the Monarch: Contingent Debt and Excusable Default in the Age of Philip II”
Mauricio Drelichman, University of British Columbia.
Discussant: Philip Brock, University of Washington
9:45-10:30 “Crisis and Commitment: Inflation Credibility and the Vulnerability to Sovereign Debt Crises”
Manuel Amador, Stanford University.
Discussant: Brian Wright, UC Berkeley
10:45-11:30 “The Effect of Capital Controls and Prudential FX Measures on Options-Implied Exchange Rate Volatility and Tail Risk”
Thomas Wu, UC Santa Cruz.
Discussant: Michael Melvin, BlackRock
11:30-12:15 Paper: “Financial reforms and growth: the role of savings,
Gonçalo Pina, Santa Clara University.
Discussant Katheryn Russ, UC Davis
1:30-2:15 “FX Options and Financial Crisis”
Yu-Chin Chen, University of Washington.
Discussant: Arunima Sinha, Santa Clara University
2:15-3:00 “Pass-through in Online Markets”
Yuriy Gorodnichenko, UC Berkeley.
Discussant: Robert Dekle, University of Southern California
3:15-4:00 “Threatening to Offshore in a Search Model of the Labor Market”
Sylvain Leduc, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
Discussant: Carl Walsh, UC Santa Cruz
4:00-4:45 "Asset Liquidity and International Portfolio Choice,"
Ina Simonovska, UC Davis
Discussant: Ken Kletzer, UC Santa Cruz
5:00-7:30 Hors d’ Oeuvres & Dinner
Adobe Lodge, Santa Clara University
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