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IM-TCD half-day workshop on:
International Capital Flows and Financial Globalisation

Date: December 17th, 2020 
Venue: Zoom
ALL Dublin times (GMT)


12:40 - Zoom venue opens
12:55 - Opening words – Agustín Bénétrix (IM-TCD)

First Session 
Chair: Joseph Kopecky (IM-TCD)

13:00- 14:00 “Global uncertainty and the dollar,” by Georgios Georgiadis (ECB), Gernot J. Müller (University of Tübingen and CEPR) and Ben Schumann (ECB)
Discussant: Alejandro Vicondoa (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

14:00- 15:00 “The Dollar and Corporate Borrowing Costs," Ralf R. Meisenzahl (Chicago FED), Friederike Niepmann (FRB) and Tim Schmidt-Eisenlohr (FRB)
Discussant: Lorena Keller (UPenn)

15:00- 15:30 Break (zoom breakout rooms)

Second Session
Chair: Davide Romelli (IM-TCD)

15:30- 16:30 "Capital Controls and Income Inequality," Zheng Liu (San Francisco Fed), Mark M. Spiegel (San Francisco Fed), Jingyi Zhang (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
Discussant: Jorge Carrera (BCRA and UNLP)

16:30- 17:30 “Global Flight-to-Safety Shocks," Rashad Ahmed (USC)
Discussant: Katharina Bergant (IMF)

17:30-17:40 Concluding remarks

Agustín S. Bénétrix (Trinity College Dublin, IM-TCD)
Joseph Kopecky (Trinity College Dublin, IM-TCD)
Davide Romelli (Trinity College Dublin, IM-TCD)