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Michele David 
SCIIE Program Manager 
Office: 831-459-1553 Cell: 831-247-2879
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Friday, September 23, 2011 from 8:30AM to 8:00PM

Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 8:30AM to 1:00PM

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UC Santa Cruz (Seymour Center / Long Marine Lab) 
100 Shaffer Rd
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

*The conference is located at an off-campus ocean front site located about 3 miles from the main UCSC campus.

Driving Directions 

FROM SANTA CRUZ, take Highway One (Mission Street) north. Continue north through town several miles. Turn left on Swift Street. Turn right on Delaware Avenue. Follow Delaware to the UC Santa Cruz Marine Science Campus entrance at the end of the road. The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is the final building located on the ocean bluff, next to the giant blue whale skeleton.

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JIMF 4th Annual Conference at UC Santa Cruz

Conference Program

International Policy Implications and Lessons From the Global Financial Crisis

Co-edited by: Joshua Aizenman (UCSC & NBER), Robert Dekle (USC) & James Lothian (Fordham University & JIMF)
Sponsored by: JIMF, SCIIE-UCSC, USC, and the FRBs of Atlanta and SF

Friday, September 23
8:30-9:00am Breakfast

9:00-9:15am Welcoming Remarks by Division of Social Sciences Dean, Sheldon Kamieniecki

9:15-10:15am “Emerging economies in the 2000s: real decoupling and financial recoupling”
Eduardo Levy Yeyati, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella & Brookings Institution.
Discussant: Helen Popper, Santa Clara University

10:15-10:30am Coffee Break

10:30-11:30am “Central Bank Announcements of Asset Purchases and the Impact on Global Financial Commodity Markets”
Reuven Glick and Sylvain Leduc, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Discussant: Yu-chin Chen, University of Washington

11:30-12:30PM “A long-run view of financial crises and inequality” Michael D. Bordo, Rutgers
University and Christopher M. Meissner, UC Davis
Discussant: James Lothian, Fordham University & JIMF

12:30-2:00pm Lunch

2:00-3:00pm “Foreign reserve management during the global financial crisis” Kathryn M.E.
Dominguez, University of Michigan and the NBER
Discussant: Michael Hutchison, UC Santa Cruz

3:00-3:15pm Coffee Break

3:15-4:15pm “Adjustment patterns to commodity terms of trade shocks: the role of exchange rate
and international reserves policies”
Joshua Aizenman, UCSC and the NBER, Sebastian Edwards, UC Los Angeles and the NBER, and Daniel Riera-Crichton, Bates College
Discussant: Michael Melvin, Black Rock and JIMF

4:30-5:30pm Reception

5:00-5:30pm SCIIE External Advisory Board Meeting (in Seymour Center board room)

5:30-8:00pm Dinner and Keynote
Keynote Address by Olivier Jeanne, John Hopkins University and the NBER
“The Triffin Dilemma and the Saver's Curse"

Saturday, September 24
8:30-9:00am Breakfast

9:00-10:00am “How resilient were emerging economies to the global crisis?” Tatiana Didier
World Bank, Constantino Hevia, World Bank, and Sergio L. Schmukler, World Bank
Discussant: Mark Spiegel, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

10:00-10:15am Coffee Break

10:15-11:15am “Do unconventional financial sector interventions stop a heard of bears running?
Evidence from UK bank-level panel data” Andrew K. Rose, UC Berkeley and Tomasz Wieladek, Bank of
Discussant: Gerald Dwyer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

11:15-12:15pm “Are Chinese trade flows different?” Yin-Wong Cheung, UC Santa Cruz,  Menzie D. Chinn,
University of Wisconsin and NBER, and Xingwang Qian, SUNY Buffalo
Discussant: Robert Dekle, USC

12:15pm Closing remarks and Lunch

Travel Guide

SANTA CRUZ (Location)
Santa Cruz is located at the top of the Monterey Bay on the Central California coast, just south of San Francisco. It is 75 miles from San Francisco International Airport and 30 miles from San Jose International Airport.

Follow the directions provided below to make a reservation for a discounted UC-contracted rate on a rental car used for official UCSC business:
   1. Reserve online or call 1-888-222-0286
   2. Reservations are made by the traveler, using the SCIIE Conference ID# 047H0002

Call the vendors below to book a reservation and obtain discounted airport shuttle service. Please mention that you are a UCSC business traveler:
    * University Shuttles (831) 427-7827  * ABC Sedans (800) 734-4313  * Early Bird Shuttle (831) 462-3933

Campus Maps

PARKING: There is free parking at the conference site.

MEALS: Breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and the conference dinner are included. If you wish to make a donation please visit the SCIIE donation web-page.

*Please make your reservation early. The number of blocked rooms is limited. Discount rates may not be available after September 10, 2011.

Scotts Valley Hilton: Please call 831-440-1000 ask to speak with in house reservations and tell them that you want to get the UCSC rate.

Dream Inn: Please call 831-426-4330 ask to speak with in house reservations and tell them that you want to get the UCSC rate.

Ocean Pacific Lodge: Please call 831-457-1234 ask to speak with in house reservations and tell them that you want to get the UCSC rate.

Other hotel options: go to

Please contact the SCIIE Program Manager: Michele David
Office: (831) 459-1553, Fax: (831) 459-5077 Cell: (831) 247-2879, or Email: