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Click here for the underlying capital flow data (October 2019).
Click here for the updated list of episodes (October 2019).
Click here to access the control variables used in the analysis (October 2019).
Click here to access more details on the variable definitions and sources (February 2020).
- Inflation Dynamics: Dead, Dormant, Or Determined Abroad? (2019) Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, prepared for conference on Sept 5-6 in Washington, DC.
Also available as MIT-Sloan Working Paper 5893-19.
Also available as NBER Working Paper 26496.
Selected press mentions: Economist (10/10/19), Economist (06/30/18), Central Banking (09/23/19), Axios (09/06/19), Brookings Blog (09/05/19).
Click here for directions on how to replicate the results in this paper, here for the source data and here for the program code.
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Selected press mentions, Central Banking (07/04/17)
Longer version called Shocks versus Structure:Explaining Differeces in Exchange Rate Pass-Through across Countries and Time, External MPC Unit Discussion Paper No. 50.
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Also available as: CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12652 (Jan 2018) and Bank of England External MPC Unit Discussion Paper No. 49 (June 2017)
Selected press mentions, Central Banking (6/20/17), Bloomberg (06/19/17)
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Also available as: NBER Working Paper No. 24773 (July 2018), CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13037 (July 2018), MIT-Sloan Working Paper #5149-15 (Nov 2015) and Bank of England External MPC Unit Discussion Paper No. 43 (Nov 2015).
Click here for online Appendix
Click here for data and replication files
Selected press mentions, Moving Beyond the Monetary Policy Rule of Thumb (2018), Financial Times (July 8, 2016), Economist (Sept. 23, 2016)
- The Spillovers, Interactions, and (Un)intended Consequences of Monetary and Regulatory Policies (2017) with Dennis Reinhardt and Tomas Wieladek. Journal of Monetary Economics 85(Jan), 1-22.
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Older version available as: MIT-Sloan Research Paper 5167-16, External MPC Unit Discussion Paper 46, and NBER Working paper #22741.
Royal Economic Society non-technical highlights: Current Account Deficits: Knowing When to Act.
Dataset for paper.
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Earlier versions available as MIT-Sloan Research Paper #4962-12 and NBER Working Paper #18052.
Selected Press Mentions: The Economist (10/06/12), Central Banking (08/13/12), Financial Times (01/23/12).
- Capital Flow Management Measures: What are They Good For? (2015) with Marcel Fratzscher, Thomas Kostka, and Roland Straub. Journal of International Economics 96 (1, July), pgs. S76-S97.
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Older version available as: MIT-Sloan Working Paper 4979-12
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- Capital Flow Waves: Surges, Stops, Flight and Retrenchment (2012) with Francis Warnock. Journal of International Economics 88(2, Nov): 235-251.
- Watch What I Do, Not What I Say: The Unintended Consequences of the Homeland Investment Act (2011) with Dhammika Dharmapala and Fritz Foley. Journal of Finance vol. 66(3, June): pgs. 753-787.
Link to older working paper.
Internet Appendix with links to documents.
Selected Press Mentions: Boston Globe (12/01/17), The Economist (04/28/11), Washington Post (04/27/11), Bloomberg Business Week (03/17/11), NY Times (06/05/09).
- Why do Foreigners Invest in the United States? (2010) Journal of International Economics 80(1): 3-21.
- Financial Constraints and Growth: Multinational and Local Firm Responses to Currency Crises (2008), with Mihir Desai and C. Fritz Foley. Review of Financial Studies vol. 21(6), pgs. 2857-2888.
Runner-up for Michael Brennan Award for Best Paper Published in 2008.
- One Cost of the Chilean Capital Controls: Increased Financial Constraints for Smaller Traded Firms. (2007) Journal of International Economics, vol 71(2, April), pgs. 294-323.
- The Microeconomic Evidence on Capital Controls: No Free Lunch (2007). In Sebastian Edwards, ed. Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economics: Policies, Practices, and Consequences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pgs. 171-199.
- Trade Linkages and Output-Multiplier Effects: A Structural VAR Approach with a Focus on Asia, with Tilak Abeysinghe (2005). Review of International Economics 13(2), pgs. 356-375.
- A Decomposition of Global Linkages in Financial Markets Over Time, with Menzie Chinn (2004). Review of Economics and Statistics, 86(3, August): pgs. 705-722.
- The Asian Flu and Russian Virus: The International Transmission of Crises in Firm-Level Data (2004). Journal of International Economics , vol. 63(1, May): pgs. 59-92.
- Cheap Labor Meets Costly Capital: The Impact of Devaluations on Commodity Firms (2002). Journal of Development Economics, vol. 69 (2, December), pgs. 335-365 .
- How do Large Depreciations Affect Firm Performance? (2002). IMF Staff Papers, vol. 49, pgs. 214-238.
- Are Trade Linkages Important Determinants of Country Vulnerability to Crises? (2002). In Sebastian Edwards and Jeffrey Frankel, eds., Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pgs. 77-124.
- No Contagion, Only Interdependence: Measuring Stock Market Comovements (2002), joint with Roberto Rigobon. Journal of Finance, vol. LVII (5, October), pgs. 2223-2261.
- Skill Classification Does Matter: Estimating the Relationship Between Trade Flows and Wage Inequality (2001). Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, vol. 10 (2, June), pgs. 175-209.
- Contagion in Latin America: Definitions, Measurement and Policy Implications (2001), joint with Roberto Rigobon. Economia, vol. 1 (2, Spring), pgs. 1-46.
- International Financial Contagion: An Overview of the Issues and the Book (2001), joint with Stijn Claessens. Introductory chapter of International Financial Contagion, edited by Stijn Claessens and Kristin Forbes. Kluwer Academic Publishers, pgs. 3-17.
- Measuring Contagion: Conceptual and Empirical Issues (2001), joint with Roberto Rigobon. Chapter 3 in International Financial Contagion, edited by Stijn Claessens and Kristin Forbes. Kluwer Academic Publishers, pgs. 43-66.
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