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Eastern Economic Association Conference, Boston, 3/1

Sunday, March 1, 8:30 – 9:50

Boston Sheraton, Boston MA

[L3] Topics in International Finance (JEL Code: F)

Beacon C

Pushing or Pulling: Quantitative Easing, Quantitative Tightening, and International Capital Flows Nathan Converse, Federal Reserve Board; Stephanie Curcuru, Federal Reserve Board; Chiara Scotti, Federal Reserve Board

Who Really Receives FDI Income?      Joseph Joyce, Wellesley College

Economic Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Austerity Measures in the Presence of Foreign Debt Olena Mykhaylova, Holy Cross College; Josh Staveley-O’Carroll, Babson College; Evan Tanner, International Monetary Fund

Currency Composition of International Debt and Macroprudential Policies in Developing Countries         Olena Ogrokhina, Lafayette College; Cesar Rodriguez, Portland State University

Conferences in 2020

The submission deadlines for several conferences that feature work in international macroeconomics are coming up:

Con Date       Sub Date                        Name                                          Location

5/27 – 5/30     1/31            Int’l Trade and Finance Association     Richmond, VA, U.S.

5/28 – 5/30      1/31            Int’l Con on Macro Anal & Int’l Fin       Rethymno, Crete, Greece

6/4 – 6/7          4/4              European Economics & Finance Soc   Kracow, Poland

6/25 – 6/26      2/3             Spanish Ass of Int’l Econ & Finance      Toledo, Spain

7/8 – 7/10        3/18          National Bureau of Econ Research       Cambridge, MA, U.S.

West Coast Workshop in International Finance

8th Annual

West Coast Workshop in International Finance

November 9, 2019

at the University of Washington, Seattle

Call for papers and workshop announcement

Submission Deadline: Friday, August 23rd, 2019

The 8th annual West Coast Workshop in International Finance will be held at the University of Washington, Seattle, on Saturday, November 9th.

We encourage submissions in all areas of open-economy macroeconomics and international finance. Policy-relevant theoretical work, empirical research, computational work, and historical approaches are all welcome. (Past workshop agendas can be seen here.)

Please submit full papers via email to:

The deadline for paper submissions is Friday, August 23, 2019.

The WCWIF organizing committee will select the papers to be presented at the conference and will notify presenters in the first week in September. Please note that paper presenters will be responsible for their own travel expenses.

The WCWIF 2019 organizing committee includes:

Paul Bergin, UC Davis

Viktoria Hnatkovska, University of British Columbia

Kenneth Kasa, Simon Fraser University

Kenneth Kletzer, UC Santa Cruz

Helen Popper, Santa Clara University

Mark Spiegel, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Yu-chin Chen, University of Washington (co-host)

Stephen Turnovsky, University of Washington (co-host)

The workshop is sponsored by the Department of Economics at the University of Washington and by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Conferences in 2018

It may be January but the deadlines for spring conferences are fast approaching. Here is a list of those suitable for research in international macroeconomics:

Conference                                               Dates                     Location                         Submission Date

Global Macro Workshop                      4/17-4/18         Marrakech, Morocco                   1/31

Current Acc Balances, Cap Flows,

and Int’l Reserves                                   5/4-5/5             Hong Kong                                    2/1

Int’l Trade and Finance Association    5/23-5/26          Beijing, China                               1/31

Int’l Symposium on Money, Banking

and Finance                                              6/7-6/8           Aix-en-Provence, France             2/18

INFINITI                                                    6/11-6/12       Poznań, Poland                             1/31

Danish Intl Econ Workshop                  6/14-6/15       Aarhus, Denmark                         3/1

Barcelona GSE Int’l Capital Flows         6/18-6/19       Barcelona, Spain                         2/28

European Economics and Finance      6/21-6/24       London, United Kingdom          4/4

Hen U/INFER Workshop on 

Applied Macro                                        6/23-6/24       Kaifeng, China                            1/31

NBER: Int’l Finance and Macro             7/11-7/13        Cambridge, U.S.                        3/19

Central Bank Research Association     8/20-8/21       Frankfurt, Germany                  2/15

On the Road…to Brussels

I will be traveling this week to the European Economics and Finance Society Annual Conference, which takes place on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 at the Center for European Policy Studies in Brussels. There will be many interesting papers, and you can find the program here:

I would be happy to meet any readers of “Capital Ebbs and Flows.” However, you should check the schedule at the conference if you come, as there have been a few changes. The original schedule lists me as speaking during the 10:30 – 12:15 time slot in Room D at the session on “Monetary Unions.” I actually will be presenting a paper at that same time at the session in Room B on “Net Foreign Asset Positions and Portfolio Flows.”