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(April 23) Lecture by Oleg Itskhoki: “Dominant currencies: How firms choose currency invoicing and why it matters”

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The “International Macroeconomics” Banque de France - PSE Chair is glad to invite you to an online lecture given by Oleg Itskhoki (UCLA) on April 23, 2021. The lecture will be followed by a discussion by Giancarlo Corsetti (University of Cambridge).

Dominant currencies: How firms choose currency invoicing and why it matters

Date: April 23, 2021 ; 5:30 pm-7:00 pm (Paris Time)

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Oleg Itskhoki is a Professor of Economics at University of California, Los Angeles. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research, and an Associate Editor at the American Economic Review. He was a participate of the 2009 Review of Economic Studies Tour, a Sloan Research Fellow in 2015-2017, and was on the list IMF’s list of 25 economists under 45. His areas of interest include globalization and labor markets, and exchange rates and international relative prices. His work studies macroeconomic consequences of various frictions - in the labor market, in the financial market, in the product market, and in nominal price setting - in economies with micro-level heterogeneity, connecting theory with detailed micro-level data.