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Conference on International Economics

Dallas Fed

Co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and University of Houston
Friday, October 7
Dallas Fed, Southwestern Room
8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks
  Mark Wynne, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
8:30 a.m. The Costs of Sovereign Default
  Benjamin Hebert, Stanford University
Jesse Schreger, Princeton University
Discussant: Luigi Bocola, Northwestern University
9:55 a.m. Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises, Revisited: The Art of the Desperate Deal
  Mark Aguiar, Princeton University
Satyajit Chatterjee, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Zachary Stangebye, Notre Dame University
Discussant: Vivian Yue, Emory University
11:20 a.m. A Unified Approach to Estimating Demand and Welfare
  Steve Redding, Princeton University
David Weinstein, Columbia University
Discussant: Benjamin Malin, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
12:30 p.m. Lunch
  Moderated Q&A with President Robert Kaplan
1:45 p.m. Deviations from Covered Interest Rate Parity
  Wenxin Du, Federal Reserve Board
Alexander Tepper, Columbia University
Adrien Verdelhan, MIT Sloan
Discussant: Hanno Lustig, Stanford University
3:10 p.m. On the Geography of Global Value Chains
  Pol Antras, Harvard University and
Alonso de Gortari, Harvard University
Discussant: Robert Johnson, Dartmouth College
4:35 p.m. The Role of Trade Costs in the Surge of Trade Imbalances
  Ricardo Reyes-Heroles, Federal Reserve Board
Discussant: Jing Zhang, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Saturday, October 8  
Dallas Fed, Southwestern Room
8:30 a.m. Unsustainable Exchange Rate Policies
Manuel Amador, University of Minnesota
Javier Bianchi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Luigi Bocola, Northwestern University
Fabrizio Perri, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Discussant: Michael Devereux, University of British Columbia
9:55 a.m. Reallocation, Competition, and Productivity: Evidence from a Financial Liberalization Episode
  Liliana Varela, University of Houston
Discussant: Laura Alfaro, Harvard University
11:20 a.m. What Do Exporters Know?
  Michael Dickstein, New York University
Eduardo Morales, Princeton University
Discussant: Jonathan Eaton, Penn State University


  • Kei-Mu Yi
  • Mike Sposi
  • Mark Wynne