Manuel A Amador

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amador@umn.edu

Economics
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Affiliations

Manuel Amador is an economist at the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and at the University of Minnesota. His areas of interest are macroeconomic theory and international economics. He is currently an associate editor at the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Journal of International Economics and the Review of Economic Studies.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003.
  • P.I.M.A.: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 1998.
  • B.S.: Economics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1997.

Specialties

  • macroeconomics
  • international economics
Courses Taught
  • Econ 8105-8108: Macroeconomic Theory
  • Econ 8402: International Trade/Payments
  • Economics 8491/8492: Workshop in Trade and Development
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Professor: Department of Economics , 2017 - present
  • Associate Professor: Department of Economics , 2016 - 2017
  • Research Associate: National Bureau of Economic Research , 2014 - present
  • Monetary Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: 2013 - present
  • Associate Editor: Review of Economic Studies , 2016 - present
  • Associate Editor: Econometrica , 2014 - present
  • Associate Editor: Journal of International Economics , 2014 - present
  • Associate Editor: American Economic Review , 2014 - present
  • Visiting Professor: Princeton University , 2010 - 2011
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics: Stanford University , 2006 - 2013
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics: Harvard University , 2005 - 2006
  • Assistant Professor: Stanford Graduate School of Business , 2003 - 2006
Publications
  • Exchange Rate Policies at the Zero Lower Bound: Amador, Manuel, Luigi Bocola, Javier Bianchi, and Fabrizio Perri , Review of Economic Studies, 87:4 1605-1645., 2020.
  • Money burning in the theory of delegation: Amador, Manuel, Kyle Bagwell, Games and Economic Behavior, 112 382-412, 2020.
  • On the Welfare Losses from External Sovereign Borrowing: Amador, Manuel, Mark Aguiar, Stelios Fourakes, Palgrave Macmillan, IMF Economic Review, 2020.
  • A Contraction for Sovereign Debt Models: Amador, Manuel, Mark Aguiar, Journal of Economic Theory, 183 842-875, 2019.
  • Take the Short Route, Equilibrium Default and Debt Maturity: Amador, Manuel, Mark Aguiar, Hugo Hopenhayn, Ivan Werning, Econometrica, 87:2 423-462, 2019.
  • A Note on Interval Delegation: Amador, Manuel, Kyle Bagwell, Alex Frankel, Economic Theory Bulletin, 6 239-249, 2018.
Awards
  • NSF Grant - Summer Workshop Series in Macroeconomic Theory and Dynamic Modeling, 2015 - present
  • Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review, 2014
  • Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review, 2012
  • Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 2011