Photo of Ignacio Presno

Ignacio Presno

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, New York University, 2011
  • Diplom, Economics, Universidad de Montevideo, 2005
  • B.A., Economics, Universidad de Montevideo, 2004
Current Research Topics
  • Sovereign Debt Crises
  • Fiscal Policy and Capital Controls
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2020 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - 2020
  • Assistant Professor

    Universidad de Montevideo, Uruguay

    2014 - 2016
  • Economist

    Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

    2011 - 2014
  • Optimal Taxation with Endogenous Default under Incomplete Markets
    Demian Pouzo and Ignacio Presno
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (Forthcoming)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2020)
  • Fiscal Stimulus under Sovereign Risk
    Javier Bianchi, Pablo Ottonello, and Ignacio Presno
    Working paper (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis) (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.21034/wp.762
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • Fiscal Stimulus under Sovereign Risk
    Javier Bianchi, Pablo Ottonello, and Ignacio Presno
    NBER Working Paper Series (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.3386/w26307
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • Fiscal Stimulus Under Sovereign Risk
    Javier Bianchi, Pablo Ottonello, and Ignacio Presno
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/IFDP.2019.1257
  • Capital Controls and Monetary Policy Autonomy in a Small Open Economy
    J. Scott Davis and Ignacio Presno
    Journal of Monetary Economics (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2016.11.008
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2017)
  • Sovereign Default Risk and Uncertainty Premia
    Demian Pouzo and Ignacio Presno
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/mac.20140337
  • Optimal Monetary Policy under Model Uncertainty without Commitment
    Anna Orlik and Ignacio Presno
    Research Department Working Paper (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston) (2013)
  • Sovereign Default Risk and Uncertainty Premia
    Demian Pouzo and Ignacio Presno
    Research Department Working Paper (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston) (2012)
  • Essays in International Finance with Model Uncertainty
    Ignacio Presno
    New York University (2011)
Referee
  • American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Economic Inquiry, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Political Economy, Latin American Economic Review, Review of Economic Dynamics
Last update: April 11, 2022