UCEMA Insights

UCEMA Insights Special Edition

SEPTEMBER 2911AM NY | 12PM BA | 4PM LON

"Global Markets"

"Flight to quality and sudden stops"

Guillermo Calvo | UCEMA Insights
Guillermo Calvo
BIO

Moderator

Emilio Ocampo | UCEMA Insights
Emilio Ocampo
BIO

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Guillermo Calvo

Guillermo Calvo is a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs. His main field of expertise is macroeconomics of emerging market and transition economies. His recent work has dealt extensively with capital flows and balance-of-payments crises in emerging market economies. He has published several books and more than 100 articles in leading economic journals.
Calvo's recent positions include: Director of the Center for International Economics and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland; Chief Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank; Senior Advisor in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund; and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). In addition, he is a member of the Academia Nacional de Ciencias Económicas, Argentina, and a fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Science.
Calvo is the former President of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), and the former President of the International Economic Association. Calvo has testified before the United States Congress on dollarization and on the 1994 Mexican crisis and has served as an economic advisor to several governments in Latin America and Eastern Europe. He has received Honors including the Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 1980–1981 and the King Juan Carlos Prize in Economics in 2000. Calvo is returning to Columbia, where he was a member of the faculty from 1973 to 1986.

Emilio Ocampo

Emilio Ocampo

Emilio Ocampo, 56, is a professor of finance and economic history at UCEMA since 2006. He is also an independent consultant with a career in finance that spans over a quarter of century during which held senior positions at Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Salomon Brothers and Chase Manhattan Bank in London and New York. In 2013 and 2014 he taught an emerging market finance course at NYU’s Stern School of Business. Mr. Ocampo is a member of the academic committee of graduate finance program at UCEMA and leads UCEMA’s fundraising efforts. He is the author and/or co-editor of ten books and numerous articles on finance, history and economics and a regular contributor of op-ed columns in La Nación and Clarin, Argentina’s leading newspapers. He has been actively involved in several not-for-profit and academic initiatives in Argentina and abroad. He is a member of the Academic Advisory Board of Fundación Libertad y Progreso, a public policy think tank based in Buenos Aires. During 2016-2020 he was a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington D.C.). From mid 2007 until late 2012 he was Chairman of the Board of Help Argentina, a not for profit foundation. Mr. Ocampo has an MBA degree from the Booth Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago (1990) and a graduate degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires (1985).