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Brazil Brown Bag Seminar Series – Disagreement in Expectations and the Credibility of Monetary Authorities in the Brazilian Inflation Targeting Regime

March 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies in its Brazil Brown Bag Seminar Series. The lecture, entitled “Disagreement in Expectations and the Credibility of Monetary Authorities in the Brazilian Inflation Targeting Regime” will be given by Alexandre Curi.

Based on market expectations reported by the Central Bank of Brazil for the SELIC interest rate, the IPCA inflation, the exchange rate (BRL/USD) and the growth rate of industrial production for four different forecasting horizons, this work analyses the term structures of disagreement in expectations regarding the future values of these variables. It also investigates the driving factors of disagreement, paying special attention to the influence of monetary authorities’ credibility.

Alexandre Curi is a Phd. student in Economics at Fluminense Federal University. Alexandre’s research interest lies on macroeconomics and finance. More specifically, with topics about central bank. Alexandre has worked with financial statements in insurance and telecom companies for over than 10 years.


 

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Date:
March 24, 2016
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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802 International Affairs Building
420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Phone:
212-854-4643
Website:
ilas.columbia.edu