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.
External projects include:
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|B-628||Monograph||All that Glitters May Not Be Gold. Assessing Latin America`s Recent Macroeconomic Performance|| Talvi, Ernesto |
|S-902||Discussion Papers||All That Glitters May Not Be Gold: Assesing Latin America's Recent Macroeconomic Performance|| Talvi, Ernesto |
|WP-631||Working Papers||Booms and Busts in Latin America: The Role of External Factors|| Talvi, Ernesto |
|P-310||Presentations||Comments. Does Openness to Trade Make Countries More Vulnerable to Sudden Stops, or Less? Using Gravity to Establish Causality|| Izquierdo, Alejandro ||Dec, 2004|
|WP-482||Working Papers||Corporate Governance and Private Capital Flows to Latin America|| Panizza, Ugo |
|S-446||Discussion Papers||De-dollarization Strategies and Domestic Currency Debt Markets in Emerging Economies|| Calvo, Guillermo A. |
|B-633||Books||Dealing with an International Credit Crunch. Policy Responses to Sudden Stops in Latin America|| Izquierdo, Alejandro |
Cavallo, Eduardo A.
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|Fiscal Transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean: What Are Their Composition and Cyclicality Patterns?||Macroeconomics|| Navajas, Fernando |
|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 |
|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 |
|Apr, 2003||The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network|
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