CEPR 2007 Prize Winner of the Best Central Bank Research Paper for "Asset prices, exchange rates and the current account", Co-authors: L. Juvenal and L. Sarno (press notice available at: http://www.cepr.org/press/CEPR_ESI_2007_prize.htm )
I have been awarded the Kiel Institute 2006/2007 Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs (press notice at: http://www.uni-kiel.de/ifw/presse/pm/2007/07_01_09_e.htm )
Organisation Conferences and Conference Sessions
Co-organiser (with Federal Reserve Board and Fed New York) of regular biannual Global Research Forum (GRF) on International Macroeconomics and Finance, 17-18 December 2012.
Co-organiser (with Norges Bank) on “Monetary Policy and Commodity Prices" on 19-20 November 2012.
Co-organiser (with Hertie School and Munich University) on “Global sovereign risk”, Frankfurt, 22-23 June 2012.
Organiser of ECB roundtable workshop on “The Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis and the International Monetary System”, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 14 June 2012.
ECB-BIS international conference on “Global liquidity”, Frankfurt, 6-7 February 2012.
ECB-Bundesbank Emerging market workshop, Frankfurt, 1-2 December 2011.
ECB roundtable workshop on “Global liquidity and the international monetary system”, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 1 September 2011.
ECB roundtable workshop on "The Emergence of a New Global Economic Order after the Crisis – Challenges for Europe", European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 15 November 2010.
ECB-Journal of International Economics conference on "What Future for Financial Globalisation?", European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 9-10 September 2010.
Policy workshop on "A Global Dimension on Early Warning Models and Macroprudential Analysis", European Central Bank, Frankfurt, 17 June 2010.
ECB roundtable workshop on "Reform of the International Financial Architecture – A European Perspective", European Central Bank, Frankfurt, September 2009.
ECB conference on "Global Financial Linkages, Transmission of Shocks and Asset Prices", European Central Bank, Frankfurt, December 2008.
ECB roundtable workshop on "Global Imbalances and Financial Linakges – Challenges for Economic Policy", European Central Bank, Frankfurt, January 2008.
ECB conference (joint with JIMF) on "Financial globalisation and integration", European Central Bank, Frankfurt, July 2006.
Organisation AEA conference sessions
Session title: “International capital allocation, portfolio choice and capital flows”, AEA Annual Meetings 2012, Chicago, January 2012.
Session title: "Exchange rate modelling", AEA Annual Meetings 2011, Denver, January 2011.
Session title: "Challenges faced by central bank communication" AEA Annual Meetings 2010, Atlanta, January 2010.
Session title: "Financial market developments and global implications after 10 years of the euro", organized for the American Economic Association annual meetings on 3-5 January 2009 in San Francisco.
Session title: "Monetary policy transparency and communication", organized for the American Economic Association annual meetings on 4-6 January 2008 in New Orleans.
Session title: "Global current account imbalances and their adjustment mechanism", organized for the American Economic Association annual meetings on 5-7 January 2007 in Chicago
Session title: "Financial globalization and integration", organized for the American Economic Association annual meetings on 5-7 January 2007 in Chicago
Session title: "Monetary policy transparency and effectiveness", organized for the American Economic Association annual meetings on 6-8 January 2006 in Boston
Session title: "Monetary policy and asset markets", organized for the American Economic Association annual meetings on 6-8 January 2006 in Boston
Session title: "Central bank communication", organized at the American Economic Association annual meetings on 7-9 January 2005 in Philadelphia
Session title: "What drives current accounts in the world ?", organized at the American Economic Association annual meetings on 7-9 January 2005 in Philadelphia
Discussion of "The Demand for Liquid Assets and International Capital Flows", by P. Bacchetta & B, Benhima, Conference "Financial Globalization: Shifting Balances", Banco de España, Madrid, 1-2 July 2010.
Discussion of "Fiscal Shocks and the Real Exchange rate", by A. Benetrix and P. Lane, 5th Annual Workshop on the Macroeconomics of Global Interdependence (MGI), Eltville, 12-13 March 2010.
Discussion of "Do Fundamentals Explain the International Impact of U.S. Interest Rates? Evidence at the Firm Level "by John Ammer, Clara Vega and Jon Wongswan, Fed-JMCB conference on ""Financial Markets and Monetary Policy", Washington DC, 4-5 June 2009.
Discussion of "Reforms, Finance, and Current Accounts " by Giuseppe Bertola and Anna Lo Prete, CEPR Fourth Annual Workshop on Global Interdependence, EUI - Florence, 6-7 March 2009.
Discussion of "Where Did All The Borrowing Go? A Forensic Analysis of the U.S. External Position" by Philip Lane and Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, IMF – Swiss National Bank conference on "Exchange rates", Zurich, November 2008.
Discussion of "Imperfect Central Bank Communication: Information versus Distraction" by Spencer Dale, Athanasios Orphanides and Pär Österholm, Swiss National Bank conference on "Alternative Models for Monetary Policy Analysis", Zurich, September 2008.
Discussion of "Global Asset Prices and FOMC Announcements" by J. Hausman and J. Wongswan, AEA meetings, New Orleans, 4-6 January 2008.
Discussion of "Global Portfolio Rebalancing under the Microscope" by H. Hau & H. Rey, CEPR Conference on International Adjustment, Brussels, 9 - 10 November 2007.
Discussion of "Predictability in Financial Markets: What Do Survey Expectations Tell Us?" by P. Bacchetta, E. Mertens, and E. van Wincoop, Bank of Canada conference on "Exchange Rate Modelling", Ottawa, June 2007.
Discussion of Nouriel Roubini on asset prices, Symposium in honour of Eugene Fama, recipient of the 2005 DB Prize in Financial Economics, discussion on "Market efficiency: A policy perspective", Frankfurt, 6 October 2005.
Discussion of "What Defines ‘News’ in Foreign Exchange Markets?" by Kathryn Dominguez and Freyan Panthaki, JIMF-CRIF-TAFI conference on "Foreign Exchange Markets", San Juan, 17 March 2005
Discussion of "Economic Integration in Europe: Its Effects on Canada" by R. Cameron, D. Côté & C. Graham (Bank of Canada), Conference "Canada in the Global Economy", Ottawa, 18-19 November 2004
Discussion of "Real Effects of Financial Integration" by Jean Imbs (University of Lausanne and London Business School), Conference on "The external dimension of the euro area", Frankfurt, 29 March 2004
Discussion of "Do Exchange Rates Matter in Inflation Targeting Regimes?" by Felix Hammermann (Kiel Institute of World Economics), Kiel Conference on "Monetary Policy and Macroeconomic Stabilisation in Latin America", Kiel, 11-12 September 2003