6th Atlanta Workshop on International Economics

The Department of Economics and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta hosted the 6th Atlanta Workshop on International Economics, on December 8-9, 2017, at the Emory Conference Center and Hotel. This conference was intended for Economics faculty and graduate students interested in macroeconomics.

Conference Location

The conference was at the Emory Conference Center and Hotel, 1615 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.

Friday, December 8

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Optimal Domestic (and External) Sovereign Default
Presenter: Pablo D'Erasmo, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Discussant: Cesar Sosa Padilla, University of Notre Dame

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Refreshment Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

International Currencies and Capital Allocation
Presenter: Brent Neiman, University of Chicago
Discussant: Diego Perez, New York University

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

A Walrasian Theory of Sovereign Debt Auctions with Asymmetric Information
Presenter: Harold Cole, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Jakub Kastl, Princeton University

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Refreshment Break

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Multiple Equilibria in Open Economic Models with Collateral Constraints: Overborrowing Revisited
Presenter: Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe, Columbia University
Discussant: Pablo Ottonello, University of Michigan

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Refreshment Break

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Fiscal Policy, Sovereign Risk, and Unemployment
Presenter: Javier Bianchi, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Discussant: Satyajit Chatterjee, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

6:30 PM

Dinner

*By Invitation Only*

Saturday, December 9

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Trade with Correlated Comparative Advantage
Presenter: Nels Lind, Emory University
Discussant: Costas Arkolakis, Yale University

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Refreshment Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Globalization and Structural Change in the United States: A Quantitative Assesement
Presenter: Ricardo Reyes-Heroles, Federal Reserve Board
Discussant: Javier Cravino, University of Michigan

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch and Adjournment
Conference Funding

The Conference Organizers gratefully acknowledges the generous support from the following sources:

  • Department of Economics, Emory University
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta