Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Americas Center and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University
|Friday, December 7, 2012|
Dr. Daniel Bello, Director, Institute of International Business, J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|8:45||Session 1: Banking and Credit|
|"Bank-Borrower Relationships and the Transition from Joint-Liability to Individual Liability Loans in Microcredit"
Authors: Sugato Chakravarty, Purdue University, and Abu Zafar M. Shahriar, Monash University
Discussant: Anil Rupasingha, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|"The Growth Potential from Financial Inclusion"
Authors: Govind Hariharan, ICA Institute, and Marcus Marktanner, Kennesaw State University
Discussant: Myriam Quispe Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|"Domestic and Foreign Shocks from the Indonesian Stock Market: Time Series Evidence"
Authors: Bhayu Purnomo, Georgia State University, and Mark W. Rider, Georgia State University
Discussant: Bento Lobo, University of Tennessee
|11:00||Session 2: Open Economy Dilemmas: Capital Flows, Fiscal Policy, and Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade|
|"To Remit, or Not to Remit: That Is the Question. A Remittance Field Experiment"
Authors: Maximo Torero, International Food Policy Research Institute, and Angelino Viceisza, Spelman College
Discussant: Federico Mandelman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|"Fiscal Policy and the Real Exchange Rate"
Authors: Santanu Chatterjee, University of Georgia, and Azer Mursagulov, International Monetary Fund
Discussant: Tanya Moldtsova, Emory University
|"Supply Chain Uncertainty as a Trade Barrier"
Authors: Don Clark, University of Tennessee, Valentina Kozlova, University of Tennessee, and George Schaur, University of Tennessee
Discussant: Tibor Besedes, Georgia Institute of Technology
|2:00||Session 3: The Political Economy of Government|
|"Debt and Taxes: Financing Productive Government Expenditures"
Authors: Tamoya A.L. Christie, University of the West Indies, and Felix Rioja, Georgia State University
Discussant: Pedro Silos, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|"Armed Conflict, Household Victimization, and Child Health in Cote d’Ivoire"
Authors: Camelia Minoiu, International Monetary Fund, and Olga N. Shemyakina, Georgia Institute of Technology
Discussant: Sally Wallace, Georgia State University
|"Governmental Investments in Primary Education and Children's Achievements in India"
Authors: Solveig A. Cunningham, Emory University, Kathryn M. Yount, Emory University, and Nafisa Halim, Boston University
Discussant: Musharraf Cyna, Georgia State University
Penelope Prime, Georgia State University, and Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta