Foreign currency debt and household borrowing

Economics

15June2018 11:00 - 12:00

PhD defence ceremony

Emerging economies in Europe enjoyed massive capital inflows prior to the finacial crisis, but these came to a sudden stop in 2008. Egle Jakucionyte investigates how countries in emerging Europe coped with foreign currency debt during the ensuing recession, paying special attention to the role played by household borrowing.

E. Jakucionyte: The Macroeconomic Consequences of Carry Trade Gone Wrong and Borrower Protection.

Supervisor

Prof. S.J.G. van Wijnbergen

Co-supervisor

Dr C.A. Stoltenberg

Location

Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam