Veronica Rappoport

Veronica Rappoport is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a Research Fellow at the Center for Economics Performance (CEP) and the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Prior joining the LSE in 2012, she was an Assistant Professor in the Economics and Finance Department at Columbia Business School. She obtained her PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005. Her research is on international economics and finance. The unifying theme of Veronica’s research agenda is the participation of firms in global markets in its multiple dimensions: their usage of credit, their innovation decisions, and their strategies for internationalization. She has publications on those topics in top academic journals as the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and Management Science. Veronica has taught MBA courses on “Global Economic Environment” as well as master courses on “Business in the Global Economy” and “The World Trading System”.

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LACEA is now accepting proposals for hosting its annual meetings for the next two years. The LACEA Annual Meeting takes place over 3 days, usually in early November. Candidates interested in hosting one of the next LACEA conferences are kindly asked to submit a proposal to lacea@lacea.org. The Executive Committee will carefully review each proposal. Please consult the summary information on the conferences provided here before preparing your submission, and do not hesitate to contact us at lacea@lacea.org if you need any additional information.


LACEA Statement

The undersigned members of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) hereby express their great dismay over the recent set of actions led by Conacyt and the Mexican Government against CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). We also condemn the broader attacks on and suppression of the freedom of academics nationwide in Mexico. 

Read the full statement here


Carlos Vegh is the recipient of the Carlos Díaz-Alejandro Prize this year. Carlos is a world renown economist who has written extensively on topics that touch the heart of LAC macroeconomics: from hyperinflation, to balance of payment crises, currency substitution, fiscal policy, and exchange rate policy.  He has contributed extensively to public goods, serving as editor to the top journals in development and international economics as well as to Economía and as a mentor to many students and junior faculty. We are proud to have him as a member of LACEA. 


Economia, the journal of LACEA is accepting submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link. For more information, please click here.


 

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