6TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 
International macroeconomics, money & banking

 
 
22
May
2018
Tuesday

Global Session: “Macroeconomic Conditions and Policy Responses”
Chair: Helen Popper (Santa Clara University)

Location: Gardenia

9:00 am - 9:55 am
The Benefits of Labor Mobility in a Currency Union

Christopher L. House (University of Michigan)
Christian Proebsting (Ecole Polytechnique F´ed´erale de Lausanne)
Linda L. Tesar* (University of Michigan)

Discussants:
Martin Berka (Massey University)
Helen Popper (Santa Clara University)

10:15 am - 11:10 am
When is foreign exchange intervention effective? Evidence from 33 countries

Marcel Fratzscher* (German Institute for Economic Research)
Oliver Gloede (Leibniz University Hannover)
Lukas Menkhoff (German Institute for Economic Research)
Lucio Sarno (University of London)
Tobias Stöhr (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)

Discussants:
Ippei Fujiwara (Australian National University)
Valerio Nispi Landi (Banca d'Italia)

11:35 am - 12:30 pm
Capital controls, macroprudential measures and monetary policy interactions in an emerging economy

Valerio Nispi Landi* (Banca d'Italia)

Discussants:
Anella Munro (Reserve Bank of New Zealand)
JungJae Park (National University of Singapore)

23
MAY
2018
Wednesday

China Session: “Regulation, Policies and Financial Markets in China”
Chair: Pasquale della Corte (Imperial College London)

Location: Gardenia

9:00 am - 9:55 am
TechFin in China: Credit Market Completion and its Growth Effect

Harald Hau (University of Geneva)
Yi Huang* (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)
Hongzhe Shan (University of Geneva)
Zixia Sheng (Ant Financial Group)

Discussants:
Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore)
Kenichi Ueda (University of Tokyo)

10:15 am - 11:10 am
Rise of Bank Competition: Evidence from Banking Deregulation in China

Haoyu Gao (Central University of Finance and Economics)
Hong Ru* (Nanyang Technological University)
Robert M. Townsend (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Xiaoguang Yang (Institute of Systems Science)

Discussants:
Rainer Haselmann (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University)

11:35 am - 12:30 pm
Interest Arbitrage under Capital Controls: Evidence from Reported Entrepot Trades

Jiafei Hu* (University of Queensland)
Haishan Yuan (University of Queensland)

Discussants:
Pasquale della Corte (Imperial College London)
Cho-Hoi Hui (Hong Kong Monetary Authority)

24
MAY
2018
Thursday

Money Session: “Risk in Sovereign Bond and FX Markets"
Chair: Marlene Amstad (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzen)

Location: Gardenia

9:00 am - 9:55 am
Does Sovereign Risk in Local and Foreign Currency Differ?

Marlene Amstad* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)
Frank Packer (Bank for International Settlements)
Jimmy Shek (Bank for International Settlements)

Discussants:
Livio Stracca (European Central Bank)
Robert Kimmel (National University of Singapore)

10:15 am - 11:10 am
A Model of The Fed's View on Inflation

Thomas Hasenzagl* (Now-casting Economics)
Filippo Pellegrino (Now-casting Economics)
Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School)
Giovanni Ricco (University of Warwick)

Discussants:
Travis Berge (Federal Reserve Bank)
Frank Packer (Bank for International Settlements)

11:35 am - 12:30 pm
Global Risks in the Currency Market

George Panayotov* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussants:
Steven Riddiough (University of Melbourne)
Zsuzsa Reka Huszar (National University of Singapore)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 7 June 2018.


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Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University & ABFER)
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Andrew Rose (University of California, Berkeley & ABFER)
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Beatrice Weder di Mauro (INSEAD & ABFER)
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Giorgio Valente (Hong Kong Monetary Authority & ABFER)
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