XIV Seminar of the ESPE Journal Special Edition “Challenges of Fiscal Policy in the face of the Recent Macroeconomic Uncertainty”


Place: 
Bogotá, Colombia
Friday, 20 October 2017 -
9:00am to 3:45pm

 

On the occasion of its fourteenth special edition, Banco de la República´s Ensayos sobre Política Económica (ESPE) journal invites you to the seminar on Challenges of Fiscal Policy in the face of the Recent Macroeconomic Uncertainty. It will take place on the 20th of October of this year, in the Auditorium of Banco de la República´s Museum of Art in Bogotá.

 

The event will be attended by Todd Walker, professor of the Department of Economics at Indiana University, as a special guest and 7 lecturers (2 of them national and 5 international).


Free entrance. Reserve your spot at the following link: Inscriptions 

 

Agenda

9:00 - 9:15        

Opening by Dr. Hernando Vargas, Deputy Technical Governor of Banco de la República

Session I

Moderator: Dr. Jorge Toro, Chief Officer of Monetary Policy and Economic Information, Banco de la República
9:15 - 10:00

On the Importance of Policy Coordination
Guest Lecturer: Todd Walker, Professor of the Department of Economics at Indiana University, United States

10:00 - 10:10

Questions from the audience

10:10 - 10:30

What is the fiscal stress in Euro Area? Evidence from a joint monetary-fiscal structural model
Eddie Gerba, London School of Economics and Banco de España

10:30 - 10:40 Questions from the audience
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
 Session II 
  Moderator: Dr. Hernán Rincón, Chief Investigator of Economic Studies, Banco de la República
11:00 - 11:20 Asymmetric fiscal multipliers for public expenditure and taxes in Colombia
Norberto Rodríguez, Banco de la República, Colombia 
11:20 - 11:30 Questions from the audience
11:30 - 11:50

Reglas fiscales para exportadores de commodities: una aplicación para Perú
Gustavo Ganiko, Fiscal Council of Peru

11:50 - 12:00

Questions from the audience

12:00 - 12:20 Eficiencia y crecimiento económico en Latinoamérica: el caso de Colombia
Emili Tortosa-Ausina, Universitat Jaume I, Castelló, España
12:20 - 12:30 Questions from the audience
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
Session III
Moderator: Dr. Oscar Valencia, Researcher from the Department of Macroeconomic Models, Deputy Management of Economic Studies, Banco de la República
14:00 - 14:20

Fiscal policy and the cycle in Latin America: the role of financing conditions and fiscal rules
Rene Orozco, OECD

14:20 - 14:30 Questions from the audience
14:30 - 14:50

Public savings and the effectiveness of sterilized foreign exchange intervention
Juan Camilo Medellín, Fedesarrollo, Colombia

14:50 - 15:00 Questions from the audience
15:00 - 15:20

Determinants and effects of fiscal stabilization: New evidence from Time-Varying Estimates
Davide Furceri, FMI

15:20 - 15:30 Questions from the audience
15:30 - 15:35 Closing Ceremony



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