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Samer F. Shousha

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University, 2016
  • M.A., Economics, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2005
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, 2000
Current Research Topics
  • Stabilization Policies in Small Open Economies
  • Macroeconomics and Financial Frictions
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Graduate Student Instructor

    Department of Economics, Columbia University

    2011 - 2015
  • Adjunct Faculty

    Department of Economics, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    2010
  • Economist

    Macroeconomic Research, BBM Bank

    2005 - 2009
  • Consultant

    Management Consulting, Accenture

    2000 - 2003
  • Shousha, Samer F. (2017). "International Reserves, Credit Constraints, and Systemic Sudden Stops," International Finance Discussion Papers 1205. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Shousha, Samer F. (2016). "Essays in International Macroeconomics," Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University.
  • Shousha, Samer (2011). "Macroeconomic Dynamics and the Term Structure of Interest Rates in Emerging Markets: The Case of Brazil," in Jonathan A. Batten, Peter G. Szilagyi (ed.) The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Emerging Financial Markets (Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis), vol. 93, pp. 547-579. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • conference

    2016

    LACEA-LAMES Annual Meetings (Medellin, Colombia)

    Macroeconomic Effects of Commodity Booms and Busts: The Role of Financial Frictions

  • conference

    2016

    XVII Annual Inflation Targeting Seminar (Banco Central do Brasil); Encontro Luso-Brasileiro de Macroeconomia (Sabrosa, Portugal)

    Macroeconomic Effects of Commodity Booms and Busts: The Role of Financial Frictions

  • seminar

    2016

    George Washington University; Federal Reserve Board; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Bank of Canada

    Macroeconomic Effects of Commodity Booms and Busts: The Role of Financial Frictions

  • seminar

    2016

    Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; University of Maryland; University of California Santa Cruz; Inter-American Development Bank - IDB

    Macroeconomic Effects of Commodity Booms and Busts: The Role of Financial Frictions

  • seminar

    2015

    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Columbia University Macro Lunch

    Macroeconomic Effects of Commodity Booms and Busts: The Role of Financial Frictions

  • conference

    2008

    LACEA-LAMES Annual Meetings (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

    Macroeconomic Dynamics and the Term Structure of Interest Rates in Emerging Markets

  • conference

    2006

    Brazilan Finance Meeting (Vitoria, Brazil)

    Macroeconomic Dynamics and the Term Structure of Interest Rates in Emerging Markets

Awards
  • 2013

    Columbia University, Department of Economics

    Wueller Pre-Dissertaion Award (runner-up)

  • 2012

    Columbia University, Department of Economics

    Harris Prize for Best Second Year Paper (runner-up)

  • 2010

    Columbia University, Department of Economics

    Presidential Award

  • 2008

    BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank

    30th BNDES Prize for Best M.A. Thesis in Economics

Professional Affiliation
  • Member, American Economic Association
  • Member, LACEA - Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association
  • Member, Columbia University Alumni Association
Last update: May 22, 2017