Ninth Annual Workshop on Macroeconomics of Global Interdependence (MGI)




Ninth Annual Workshop on Macroeconomics of Global Interdependence (MGI)

4-5 April, 2014

Room: 23.S05, Mercè Rodoreda Building

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona



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Organisers: Philippe Bacchetta (Université de Lausanne, Swiss Finance Institute, and CEPR) and Fernando Broner (CREI, UPF, Barcelona GSE, and CEPR).

CEPR and CREI are jointly organising a one and a half day workshop focusing on the macroeconomics of global interdependence. The workshop will take place in Barcelona, Spain, at the campus of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, on April 4 and 5, 2014.

Some topics of special interest are:

                    -International adjustment dynamics

                    -Current account imbalances and international capital flows

                    -Global financial crises

                    -Open-economy macroeconomic models

                    -Exchange rates

                    -International dimensions of monetary and fiscal policy

                    -Sovereign risk

This is the ninth annual workshop of the CEPR Working Group on Macroeconomics of Global Interdependence (MGI). MGI aims to encourage academic research on macroeconomic aspects of global integration (broadly defined). Further information on MGI can be found at

The workshop will be hosted by CREI and is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC grant agreement no. 263846.