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Conference on International Linkages in a Globalized World and Implications for Monetary Policy

June 21–22, 2012 | Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Sponsored by
Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Shanghai Institute of Finance and Law

On June 21–22, 2012, the School of International Business Administration of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SHUFE) hosted a conference specifically devoted to the study on the impact of globalization on the transmission of shocks across countries and its implications on conducting monetary policy. The conference was jointly organized by the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and Shanghai Institute of Finance and Law and will be held at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

Organizing committee:

  • Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia)
  • Kevin Huang (Vanderbilt University)
  • Yuying Jin (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
  • Jian Wang (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
  • Mark Wynne (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)

Agenda

Thursday, June 21, 2012

8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

 

Mark Wynne
Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

 

Guofu Tan
Dean, School of International Business Administration, SHUFE; Professor of Economics, University of Southern California

 

Weigang Fu
Executive Director, Shanghai Institute of Finance and Law

Session I: International Trade, Offshoring and International Comovement

Session Chair: Mark Wynne
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

8:45 a.m.

Antidumping in the AggregatePDF

 

Kim Ruhl
New York University, Stern School of Business

 

Discussion presentationPDF
Discussant: Kadee Russ
UC Davis

9:45 a.m.

Factor Proportions and International Business CyclesPDF
PresentationPDF

 

Keyu Jin
LSE
Nan Li
Ohio State University and IMF

 

Discussion presentationPDF
Discussant: Wei Liao
Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research

11:00 a.m.

Threatening to Offshore in a Search Model of the Labor MarketPDF
PresentationPDF

 

David Arseneau
Federal Reserve Board
Sylvain Leduc
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 

Discussion presentation
Discussant: Bo Chen
SHUFE

Session II: International Financial Linkages and Optimal Monetary Policy

Session Chair: Jian Wang
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

1:30 p.m.

The Optimal Currency Area in a Liquidity TrapPDF

 

David Cook
HKUST
Mick Devereux
UBC

 

Discussion presentationPDF
Discussant: Kevin Huang
Vanderbilt University

2:30 p.m.

International Contagion Through Leveraged Financial InstitutionsPDF
PresentationPDF

 

Eric van Wincoop
University of Virginia

 

Discussion presentationPDF
Discussant: Scott Davis
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

3:45 p.m.

Exchange Rate Pass-through, Firm Heterogeneity and Product QualityPDF

 

Zhi Yu
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

 

Discussion presentationPDF
Discussant: Deokwoo Nam
City University of Hong Kong

4:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion

 

Benhua Wei
Chairman, Liu Hongru Financial Education Foundation

 

Mark Wynne

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Friday, June 22, 2012

Session III: Exchange Rates, Optimal Monetary Policy, and Chinese Economy

Session Chair: Benhua Wei
Chairman, Liu Hongru Financial Education Foundation

9:00 a.m.

Global Interest Rates, Monetary Policy, and Currency Returns

 

Charles Engel, Kennneth West and Mian Zhu
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Discussion presentation
Discussant: Shu Lin
Fudan University

10:00 a.m.

Demographic Patterns and Household Saving in ChinaPDF
Presentation PDF

 

Chadwick C. Curtis
Notre Dame University
Steven Lugauer
Notre Dame University
Nelson Mark
Notre Dame University

 

Discussion presentationPDF
Discussant: Kang Shi
Chinese University of Hong Kong

11:15 a.m.

A Model of China's State CapitalismPDF
Presentation

 

Xi Li, Xuewen Liu and Yong Wang
HKUST

 

Discussion presentationPDF
Discussant: Jian Wang

12:15 p.m.

Lunch and Adjourn

 

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