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Program Guide 2016/2017

Lecturers

 

Marcel Fafchamps, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.
http://fsi.stanford.edu/people/marcel_fafchamps  
Publications include:  Rural Poverty, Risk, and Development  ♦  Development and Social Capital  ♦  Learning to Export: Evidence from Moroccan Manufacturing (with Albert Zeufack and Said El Hamine).

Gino Gancia, Professor of Economics, CREI and University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.   
http://www.crei.cat/people/gancia/welcome.html
Publications include:  Horizontal Innovation in the Theory of Growth and Development  ♦  Technological Change and the Wealth of Nations  ♦  The Skill Bias of World Trade. 

Marc Melitz, Professor of Economics, Harvard University.
http://www.economics.harvard.edu/faculty/melitz/cv/cv.pdf   
Publications include: Export Versus FDI with Heterogeneous Firms (with E. Helpman and S. Yeaple)   ♦  Market Size, Trade, and Productivity (with G. Ottaviano)  ♦  Trade Flow Dynamics with Heterogeneous Firms (with F. Ghironi).

Enrique Mendoza, Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania.
www.sas.upenn.edu/~egme/  
Publications include:  Financial Innovation, the Discovery of Risk, and the US Credit Crisis  ♦  Financial Globalization, Financial Crisis, and the External Portfolio Structure of Emerging Markets  ♦  On the Solvency of Nations: Cross-Country Evidence on the Dynamics of External Adjustment.

Roberto Rigobon, Professor of Economics, MIT.
http://web.mit.edu/rigobon/www/Robertos_Web_Page/Main.html
Publications include:  On the Measurement of the International Propagation of Shocks  ♦  Currency Choice and Exchange Rate Pass-through  ♦  Identifying the Efficacy of Central Bank Interventions.

Yuliy Sannikov, Professor of Economics, Princeton University.
http://www.princeton.edu/~sannikov/
Publications include:  Macroeconomics with Financial Frictions (with Markus K. Brunnermeier and Thomas Eisenbach)  ♦  A Macroeconomic Model with a Financial Sector (with Markus K. Brunnermeier)  ♦  Dynamic Security Design and Corporate Financing.

Lucio Sarno, Professor of Finance, Cass School of Business, City University London.
http://www.cass.city.ac.uk/research-and-faculty/faculty/lucio-sar no
Publications include:  Economics of Exchange Rates (with Mark Taylor)  ♦  Properties of Foreign Exchange Risk Premia (with Paul Schneider and Christian Wagner)  ♦  Carry Trades and Global Foreign Exchange Volatility (with Lukas Menkhoff, Maik Schmeling and Andreas Schrimpf).

Volker Wieland, Professor of Economics, University of Frankfurt; organizer of the annual conference "The ECB and ist Watchers"; member of the German Council of Economic Experts.
http://www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/profs/wieland/volker/
Publications include:  Insurance Policies for Monetary Policy in the Euro Area  ♦  Exchange Rate Policy and the Zero Bound on Nominal Interest Rates  ♦  Surprising Comparative Properties of Monetary Models: Results from a New Monetary Model Base (with John B. Taylor).

Yoto V. Yotov, Professor of Economics, Drexel University.
http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~yvy23/
Publications include:  Economic Integration Agreements, Border Effects, and Distance Elasticities in the Gravity Equation (with Jeffrey Bergstrand and Mario Larch)  ♦  Trade Adjustment, Political Pressure, and Trade Protection Patterns  ♦  Dynamic Gravity: Endogenous Country Size and Asset Accumulation.