7th Annual Atlanta Workshop on International Economics - December 7–8, 2018

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Friday, December 7, 2018
9:15 a.m. The International Diffusion of the Automobile from 1913 to 1940
Presenter: Mario Crucini, Vanderbilt University
Discussant: Diego Comin, Dartmouth College
10:30 Break
10:45 Technology and Non-Technology Shocks: Measurement and Implications for International Co-Movement
Presenter: Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas
Discussant: Francois de Soyres, The World Bank
Noon Lunch  
1:30 p.m. Self-Fulfilling Debt Dilution: Maturity and Multiplicity in Debt Models
Presenter: Manuel Amador, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Discussant: Hal Cole, University of Pennsylvania
2:45 Break  
3:00 Sovereign Debt Restructurings
Presenter: Juan M. Sanchez, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis
Discussant: Vivian Yue, Emory University and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
4:15 Break  
4:30 Sovereign Debt and the Effects of Fiscal Austerity
Presenter: Diego Anzoategui, Rutgers University
Discussant: Alessandro Dovis, University of Pennsylvania
Saturday, December 8, 2018  
9:15 a.m. Exchange Rate Pass-Through into Export Prices: The Role of Currency Invoice
Presenter: Oleg Itskhoki, Princeton University
Discussant: Andres Drenik, Columbia University
10:30 Break  
10:45 Inflation Target with Sovereign Default Risk
Presenter: Cristina Arellano, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Discussant: Seunghoon Na, Purdue University
Noon Lunch and adjournment