21-10-2019 | DEPARTMENTAL Seminar: Gianluca VIOLANTE (Princeton)
Gianluca VIOLANTE, Visiting Faculty this Fall, is Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He is affiliated to NBER as a Research Associate and to CEPR as a Research Fellow. He is also an International Research Fellow at the Institute of Fiscal Studies, an External Research Member at CEBI, a Regular Research Visitor at the ECB and Carnegie-Rochester-NYU CSPP Advisory Board Member. His editorial activities include Econometrica as Co-Editor. He is Co-Leader of the NBER EFG Group Micro Data, Macro Models. His main research interests are Macroeconomics, Labor EConomics and Public Finance. He has published his research in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies. He has also published in several top-field journals. His work has garnered a number of honors and awards. He was named Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor at McMaster University this past winter and was awarded the 2019 Economics in Central Banking Award for his AER article 'Monetary Policy According to HANK' (joint with Kaplan and Moll). In 2016 he became a Fellow of the Econometric Society. Gianluca VIOLANTE will present a paper at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme: Firm and Worker Dynamics in a Frictional Labor Market (paper to follow) More about Gianluca VIOLANTE and his research
22-10-2019 | TRADE Seminar Sciences Po / PSE : Carolina VILLEGAS-SANCHEZ (ESADE Business School)
Carolina VILLEGAS-SANCHEZ is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting of ESADE Business School. She is also a CEPR Research Fellow and Director of the Group for Research in Economics and Finance at ESADE. In 2018 she was a Visiting Research Fellow at the IMF. Prior to joining ESADE, she was Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Houston.  Her research focuses on international economics and finance and, in particular, on the evidence of financial integration and growth. She has conducted research on capital flows and convergence, the determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI), as well as the durability of flexible exchange rate regimes. Following recent trends in the literature, she uses micro-level data (i.e. data at the firm level) to answer traditional macroeconomic questions. She has focused on the role of well developed local financial systems as a precondition for positive productivity spillovers derived from the presence of multinational companies. Carolina VILLEGAS-SANCHEZ will present a paper, joint with Christian FONS-ROSEN, Sebnem KALEMLI-OZCAN, Bent E. SØRENSEN, and Vadym VOLOSOVYCH, at the next Paris Trade Seminar on the theme: Foreign Investment and Domestic Productivity: Identifying Knowledge Spillovers and Competition (link to paper) More about Carolina VILLEGAS-SANCHEZ
13-11-2019 | Seminar Banque de France / Sciences Po: Denis GROMB (HEC Paris)
The third Banque de France/Sciences Po Research Seminar "Banks and the Financial System: what regulation?" of the academic year 2019-20 will host Denis GROMB (Professor of Finance, HEC Paris) on the theme: Banking "Resolution" (title TBC) Banque de France / Sciences Po Research Seminars discuss issues on banking, financial systems and financial regulation. The objective is to confront the approaches and ideas of academics and practitioners. If you would like to attend, please contact Sandrine LE GOFF by email. Seminars are organized by Vivien Levy-Garboua (BNP Paribas), Denis Beau (Sous-Gouverneur, Banque de France), Stéphane GUIBAUD (Professor at Sciences Po).