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Izquierdo, Alejandro - Economist


Professional profile:

Alejandro Izquierdo is a Principal Technical Leader in the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Previously, he worked as the Regional Economic Advisor for Mexico and Central America at the IDB, and was formerly a Principal Economist in the Research Department. Alejandro was in charge of the IDB’s Annual Macroeconomic Report for four consecutive years. He is currently co-director of the Columbia University-IDB executive program on international financial issues in emerging markets. Before his career at IDB, Alejandro worked at the World Bank in the Department of Economic Policy, and taught courses on macroeconomics and international finance at several Latin American universities. He has several publications in professional journals and edited volumes. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland, an M.S. from Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina, and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

His current research interests include issues in international finance such as optimal levels of international reserves, the role of external factors on growth, the relevance of balance-sheet effects and financial integration in determining the likelihood of experiencing Sudden Stops in capital flows, as well as how countries recover from output collapses following Sudden Stops. He has also worked on the impact of Sudden Stops in the variance of relative prices, fiscal sustainability under Sudden Stops, and amplification effects of collateral constraints on the real exchange rate and output. Additionally, he has conducted research on the impact of macroeconomic external shocks and public expenditure allocation on poverty reduction for developing countries using computable general equilibrium models.

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Publications:

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IDB-DP-539 Discussion Papers Domestic Antidotes to Sudden Stops Izquierdo, Alejandro
Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Leon, John Jairo
Sep, 2017
IDB-WP-680 Working Papers In Search of Larger Per Capita Incomes: How To Prioritize across Productivity Determinants? Izquierdo, Alejandro
Llopis, Jimena
Muratori, Umberto
Ruiz, Jose Juan
Mar, 2016
IDB-DB-120 Databases Priorities for Productivity and Income (PPIs) Database Izquierdo, Alejandro
Llopis, Jimena
Muratori, Umberto
Ruiz, Jose Juan
Jan, 2016
IDB-BR-179 Brochures Priorities for Productivity and Income (PPIs). Country Results: Peru Izquierdo, Alejandro
Llopis, Jimena
Muratori, Umberto
Ruiz, Jose Juan
Aug, 2015
IDB-BR-177 Brochures Priorities for Productivity and Income (PPIs). Country Results: Bolivia Izquierdo, Alejandro
Llopis, Jimena
Muratori, Umberto
Ruiz, Jose Juan
Aug, 2015
IDB-BR-176 Brochures Priorities for Productivity and Income (PPIs). Country Results: Argentina Izquierdo, Alejandro
Llopis, Jimena
Muratori, Umberto
Ruiz, Jose Juan
Aug, 2015
IDB-MG-109 Monograph One Region, Two Speeds? Challenges of the New Economic Order for Latin America and the Caribbean Talvi, Ernesto
Izquierdo, Alejandro
Mar, 2011
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Research Projects:

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Fiscal Transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean: What Are Their Composition and Cyclicality Patterns? Macroeconomics Navajas, Fernando
Izquierdo, Alejandro
Mancilla, Elton
Vuletín, Guillermo Javier
Oct, 2016 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Macroeconomic and Financial Challenges Facing Latin America and the Caribbean after the Crisis Macroeconomics Powell, Andrew
Izquierdo, Alejandro
Mancilla, Elton
Caballero, Julian
Jul, 2013 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
The Elasticity of Substitution in Demand for Non-Tradable Goods in Latin America Macroeconomics Izquierdo, Alejandro
Mendoza, Enrique
Apr, 2003 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
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