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 Eduardo Levy-Yeyati 

Eduardo Levy-Yeyati

PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
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 Program(s):

International Trade, Finance, and Development

 Biography:

Prof. Levy-Yeyati is Professor of Economics at Universidad Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution, and Director of Economics in CIPPEC, Argentina’s top think tank. Previously, he was Head of Emerging Market Strategy and Latin America Research at Barclays Capital, Senior Financial Sector Adviser for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank, and Chief Economist at the Central Bank of Argentina.

 Research interests:

Macroeconomic volatility in emerging economies, the implications of financial dollarization, exchange rate regimes, and development finance.

 Selected publications:

- "Emerging Market Liquidity and Crises," (with Sergio L. Schmukler and Neeltje Van Horen), 2008. Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 6(2-3), pages 668-682, 04-05.
- "Global Factors and Emerging Market Spreads", (with Martín González Rozada), 2008, Economic Journal. Royal Economic Society, vol. 118(533), pages 1917-1936, November.
- "To Float or to Fix: Evidence on the Impact of Exchange Rate Regimes on Growth", 2003, (with Federico Sturzenegger), American Economic Review, Vol. 93 (4), pp. 1173-1193.
- "Bank Bailouts: Moral Hazard vs. Value Effect", (with Tito Cordella), 2003, Journal of Financial Intermediation, 12, pp. 300-330.
- "Financial Dollarization", 2002, (with Alain Ize), Journal of International Economics, 59, pp. 323-347.