Members

Graciela Kaminsky
Director, Assistant Professor
Phone: 202-994-6686
Fax: 202-994-6147
Website: http://home.gwu.edu/~graciela
Office: 362 Monroe Hall
Curriculum Vitae
Graciela L. Kaminsky is professor of Economics and International Affairs at The George Washington University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She previously held positions as assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego and staff economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She has been a Visiting Scholar at numerous government organizations, including the Bank of Japan, the Bank of Spain, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Hong Kong Monetary, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. She has also been a consultant to international institutions, including the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank. She holds a PhD in Economics from MIT. Professor Kaminsky has published widely in leading academic journals, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Journal of Economic Perspectives. Her research has been featured in the financial press, including The Economist, The Financial Times, and Business Week. Professor Kaminsky’s research covers a variety of topics in macroeconomics and international finance, including financial globalization, mutual fund’s investment strategy, currency and banking crises, contagion, credibility, and inflation stabilization policies.
Marco Cipriani
Assistant Professor
Phone: 202-994-2218
Office: 363 Monroe Hall
Curriculum Vitae
Marco Cipriani earned a BS in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan, an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University. Before starting graduate school, he worked in the currency research department of JP Morgan in London.

His research interests focus on the microstructure of financial markets, with emphasis on the role of private information in explaining herd behavior, financial crises and contagion. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in International Financial Markets and Open Economy Macroeconomics

Ana Fostel
Assistant Professor
Curriculum Vitae
Ana Fostel earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. Her research interests are on economic theory and international finance. In particular, her research has focused on the application of general equilibrium models with incomplete markets to study the access of emerging countries to international financial markets, sovereign debt and default. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in International Financial Markets and Open Economy Macroeconomics.

Current Visiting Scholars

Not Applicable.


Previous Visiting Scholars

Chao-Yang Kao
From 09/07 until 12/07
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Demet Çanakçı
From 09/07 until 07/08
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Julia Bersch
From 09/06 until 07/07
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Mario Di Filippo
From 09/06 until 07/07
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Juan Angel Jimenez
From 09/05 until 07/06
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Erika Yokomizo
From 09/05 until 07/06
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