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(May 25) International Macroeconomics in Historical Perspective Workshop

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International Macroeconomics in Historical Perspective

Date: May 25, 2021 ; 11:30am-5:30pm (Paris Time)

Programme

11:30am-12:00pm
“The Rise and Fall of Global Currencies Over Two Centuries”, Roger Vicquéry (Banque de France)

12:00pm-12:30pm
“Zombie International Currency: The pound sterling, 1945-1971”, Maylis Avaro (Oxford University)

12:30pm-14:00pm Lunch break

14:00pm-14:30pm
“Deviations from covered interest rate parity in financial crises”, David Chambers (Cambridge University), Victor Degorce, Olivier Accominotti, Jason Cen

14:30pm-15:00pm
“The Aftermath of Sovereign Debt Crises: A Narrative Approach”, Rui Esteves (Graduate Institute Geneva), Seán Kenny and Jason Lennard

15:00pm-15:15pm Break

15:15pm-15:45pm
“The International Consequences of Bretton Woods Capital Controls and the Value of Geopolitical Stability”, Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria (St Louis Fed ), Lee E. Ohanian, Diana Van Patten Mark Wright

15:45pm-16:15pm
“Reconstruction Aid, Public Infrastructure, and Economic Development: The Case of the Marshall Plan in Italy”, Michela Giorcelli (UCLA) and Nicola Bianchi

16:15pm-16:30pm Break

16:30pm-17:30pm
Keynote Lecture by Moritz Schularick “Central bank balance sheets and the macroeconomy 1587-2020”
Discussion by Matthieu Bussière (Director, Monetary and Financial Studies, Banque de France)

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Organizers:
Eric Monnet (PSE, CEPR)
Alain Naef (Banque de France)