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Conference on International Economics


The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the University of Houston and the Banco de México will host the Sixth Annual Conference on International Economics virtually October 8–9, 2021. Leading academic researchers and central bankers will present and discuss papers on international trade and international macroeconomics.


  • October 8–9, 2021




Friday, October 8, 2021
9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
Marc Giannoni
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
9:30 a.m. Five Facts About the UIP Premium
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Maryland
Liliana Varela, London School of Economics
Discussant: Wenxin Du, University of Chicago
10:40 a.m. Break
10:55 a.m. Firm Heterogeneity and Imperfect Competition in Global Production Networks
Hanwei Huang, City University of Hong Kong
Kalina Manova, University College London
Frank Pisch, Technical University of Darmstadt
Discussant: Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago
12:05 p.m. Break
12:30 p.m. Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy with Heterogeneous Agents: Sizing up the Real Income Channel
Adrien Auclert, Stanford University
Matthew Rognlie, Northwestern University
Martin Souchier, Stanford University
Ludwig Straub, Harvard University
Discussant: Laura Castillo-Martinez, Duke University
1:40 p.m. Break
1:55 p.m. The Local-Area Incidence of Exporting
Christoph Boehm, University of Texas at Austin
Aaron Flaaen, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas at Austin
Jan Schlupp, Amazon
Discussant: Adrien Bilal, Harvard University
3:05 p.m. Adjourn
Saturday, October 9, 2021
9:30 a.m. Dynamic Spatial General Equilibrium
Benny Kleinman, Princeton University
Ernest Liu, Princeton University
Steve Redding, Princeton University
Discussant: Daniel Xu, Duke University
10:40 a.m. Break
10:55 a.m. Global Footprints of Monetary Policies (and The Global Financial Cycle)
Silvia Miranda-Agrippino, Bank of England
Tsvetina Nenova, London Business School
Helene Rey, London Business School
Discussant: Charles Engel, University of Wisconsin
12:05 p.m. Break
12:30 p.m. The Prudential Use of Capital Controls and Foreign Currency Reserves
Javier Bianchi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Guido Lorenzoni, Northwestern University
Discussant: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, University of California, Berkeley
1:40 p.m. Closing Remarks


  • Kei-Mu Yi
  • Manuel Amador
  • Mark Wynne