Committee

  • Local Organizing Committee

    ​Conference Chairman:​

    • Juan Felipe Mejía Mejía (Dean of the School of Economics and Finance, Universidad EAFIT)

     

    LACEA LAMES 2016 ​Executive Committee: 

    • Alejandro Piedrahíta Borrero (CFO, Grupo Argos)

    • Juan Luis Mejía Arango (President, Universidad EAFIT)

    • Carlos Enrique Piedrahita Arocha (Professor, Universidad EAFIT)

    • Juan Felipe Mejía Mejía (Dean of the School of Economics and Finance, Universidad EAFIT)

    • Carlos Medina (Manager, Banco de la República de Colombia, Medellín Branch)​

     

    Logistics Committee: 

    • Catalina Gómez Toro (Universidad EAFIT)

    • Natalia Ortiz Gómez (Universidad EAFIT)

    • Alejandro Torres Garcia (Universidad EAFIT)

    • Andrés Mora Cuartas​ (Universidad EAFIT)

    • Lina Marcela Cardona Sosa (Banco de la República, Colombia)​ 

  • LACEA Program Committee

    ​​​​Co-Chairs:

    • Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza, Universidad EAFIT

    • Carlos Medina, Manager, Banco de la República de Colombia, Medellín Branch

    Program Committee 

    • Sebastian Acevedo, International Monetary Fund

    • Achyuta Adhvaryu, University of Michigan

    • Diego A. Agudelo, Universidad EAFIT

    • Laura Alfaro, Harvard

    • Kartik B. Athreya, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

    • Juan David Barón, The World Bank

    • Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Harvard University

    • Jorge Barrientos Marín, Universidad de Antioquia y Universidad Autónoma Latinoamericana

    • Samuel Berlinski, BID

    • Eric Bettinger, Stanford University

    • Prashant Bharadwaj, UC San Diego

    • Hoyt Bleakley, University of Michigan

    • Jaime Bonet, Banco de la república de Colombia

    • Mariano Bosh, BID

    • Irene Brambrilla, Universidad Nacional de La Plata

    • Theodore Breton, Universidad EAFIT

    • Oscar Calvo-Gonzalez, The World Bank​

    • Juan Camilo Cardenas, Universidad de Los Andes

    • Lina Cardona Sosa, Banco de la república de Colombia

    • Juan Esteban Carranza, Banco de la república de Colombia

    • Andrés Carvajal, University of California, Davis

    • Matias Cattaneo, University of Michigan

    • Juan Camilo Chaparro, University of Minnesota

    • Laura Chioda, Banco Mundial

    • Tommaso Ciarli, University of Sussex

    • Patricia Cortés, Boston University

    • Ana Diaz, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

    • Rafael DiTella, Harvard University

    • Andrew Dustan, Vanderbilt University

    • Federico Echenique, California Institute of Technolo​gy

    • Sebastián Edwards, UCLA

    • Raquel Fernández, NYU

    • Claudio Ferraz, PUC-Rio de Janeiro 

    • María Marta Ferreyra, The World Bank

    • Christopher Flinn, New York University

    • Juan Miguel Gallego, Universidad del Rosario

    • Camilo García Jimeno, University of Pennsylvania​​

    • John Jairo Garcia, Universidad EAFIT

    • Thomas Goda, Universidad EAFIT

    • Wilman Gómez, Universidad de Antioquia y Universidad Autónoma Latinoamericana

    • Alexander Gotthard, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana​

    • Franz Hamann, Banco de la República

    • Rema Hanna, JFK School of Government, Harvard University

    • Gonzalo Hernández, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

    • Marc Herny, Penn State University

    • John Kennan, University of Wisconsin

    • Sonya Krutikova, Institute for Fiscal Studies

    • Maurice Kugler, IMPAQ International

    • Daniel Lederman, The World Bank

    • Eduardo Levy-Yeyati, Harvard University

    • Jean-Paul L'Hullier, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance

    • Carlos Machicado, Instituto de Estudios Avanzados en Desarrollo (INESAD)

    • Federico Mandelman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

    • Sebastian Martinez, Inter-American Development Bank

    • Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Georgia State University

    • Rosa Liliana Matzkin, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

    • Costas Meghir, Yale University

    • Juan Felipe Mejia-Mejia, Universidad EAFIT

    • Angel Melguizo, OECD

    • Mieke Meurs, American University

    • Leonardo Morales, Banco de la república de Colombia

    • Andres Neumeyer, Banco Central de Argentina

    • Hugo Ñopo, GRADE

    • Daniel Ortega, CAF

    • Monica Ospina, Universidad EAFIT

    • Ugo Paniza, Graduate

    • Ricardo Perez-Truglia, UCLA

    • Jennifer Poole, American University and IZA

    • Christian Posso, Banco de la República de Colombia

    • Andrew Powell, Inter-American Development Bank

    • Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

    • Felix Rioja, Georgia State University

    • Fernando Rios-Avila, Levy Institute 

    • Juan Rubio-Ramirez, Emory University

    • Isabel Ruíz, Oxford University

    • Juan Esteban Saavedra, University of Southern California

    • Pedro Silos, Temple University

    • Emmanuel Skoufias, The World Bank

    • Gustavo Suárez, FED Board

    • Mery Tamayo, Universidad EAFIT

    • César E. Tamayo, Inter-American Development Bank

    • Rusty Tchernis, Georgia State University, IZA and NBER

    • Erdal Tekin, American University & NBER

    • Alejandro Torres García, Universidad EAFIT

    • Miguel Urquiola, Columbia University

    • Sergio Urzúa, University of Maryland

    • Juan Fernando Vargas, CAF-banco de desarrollo de América Latina y Universidad del Rosario

    • Rodrigo Velez, Texas A&M University

    • Gustavo Ventura, Dept. of Economics. Arizona State University

    • Marcos Vera, UCL

    • Diego Vilán, Federal Reserve Board​

    • Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University​

  • LAMES Program Comittee

    Co-Chairs:​

    • Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University

    • Sergio Firpo, Insper

    • Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza, Universidad EAFIT 

     

    Program Committee: 

    • Rabah Amir, University of Iowa

    • Sebastien Van Bellegen, Universite catholique de Louvain (CORE)

    • Marc Bellemare, University of Minnesota

    • Raquel Bernal, Universidad de Los Andes

    • Dan Bernhardt, University of Illinois and University of Warwick

    • Carmen Beviá, Universidad de Alicante

    • Prashant Bharadwaj, UC San Diego

    • Hoyt Bleakley, University of Michigan

    • Stephane Bonhomme ,The University of Chicago

    • Marco Bonomo ,Insper

    • Fernando Borraz, Banco Central del Uruguay

    • Sebastian Calonico, University of Miami

    • Paul Carrillo, George Washington University

    • Edward Cartwright Cartwright, University of Kent

    • Carlos V. de Carvalho, PUC-Rio

    • Matias Cattaneo, University of Michigan

    • Xiaohong Chen, Yale University

    • Andrew Chesher, University College London

    • Bernard Cornet​​, Paris School of Economics and University of Kansas

    • Carlos Eugenio da Costa, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)

    • German Cubas, University of Houston

    • Amrita Dhillon, King's College London

    • Rafael Dix-carneiro, Duke University

    • Juan Dubra, University of Montevideo

    • Juan Carlos Duque, Universidad EAFIT

    • Christopher Ellis, University of Oregon

    • Eduardo Engel, Universidad de Chile 

    • Juan Carlos Escanciano, Indiana University

    • Marcela Eslava, Universidad de Los Andes

    • Emilio Espino, Universidad Torquato Di Tella

    • Fernanda Estevan, University of São Paulo/SP

    • Claudio Ferraz, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

    • Nicolás Figueroa, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

    • Francisco Gallego, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile 

    • John Gibson, Georgia State University

    • Alexander Gotthard, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

    • Marc Herny, Penn State

    • Gonzalo Hernandez, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

    • Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada

    • João Victor Issler, Fundacao Getulio Vargas

    • David Jacho-Chavez, Emory University

    • Jhon Kennan, University of Wisconsin

    • Dan Kovenock, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University

    • Subal Kumbhakar, State University of New York at Binghamton

    • Jeanne Lafortune, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

    • Carlos Lamarche Gatton, College of Business and Economics. University of Kentucky

    • Arthur Lewbel, Boston College

    • Tong Li, Vanderbilt University

    • Oliver Linton, Cambridge University

    • Ignacio Lobato, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

    • Cecili​​​a Machado, EPGE-FGV

    • César Martinelli, George Mason University

    • Carlos Medina, Banco de la República

    • Juan Felipe Mejia-Mejia, Universidad EAFIT

    • Flavio Menezes, University of Queensland 

    • Juan Jose Miranda, Worl

    • Juan-Pablo Montero, PUC-Chile

    • Marcelo Moreira, FGV/EPGE

    • Humberto Moreira, FGV

    • Jesus Otero, Universidad del Rosario

    • Chris Parmeter, University of Miami

    • Andrés Ramírez-Hassan, Universidad EAFIT

    • Tomas Rau, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

    • Diego Restrepo, Universidad EAFIT

    • Agnieszka Rusinowska, Paris School of Economics - CNRS, Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne

    • Rodrigo Soares, Sao Paulo School of Economics-FGV

    • Biagio Speciale, Paris School of Economics

    • Xun Tang, Rice University, Department of Economics

    • Jose Tessada, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

    • Rocio Titiunik, University of Michigan

    • Carlos Urrutia, Intituto Tecnólógio Autónomo de México

    • Anne van den Nouweland, University of Oregon

    • Cuong Le Van, Paris School of Economics

    • Michael Weber, University of Chicago​​​​