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Sebastian Infante

Education

  • Ph.D., Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2013
  • M.A., Applied Economics, Universidad de Chile, 2006
  • B.A., Mathematical Engineering, Universidad de Chile, 2006
Current Research Topics
  • Repo Markets
  • Dealer Intermediated Markets
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - 2016
  • Infante, Sebastian (forthcoming). "Liquidity Windfalls: The Consequences of Repo Rehypothecation," Journal of Financial Economics.
  • Infante, Sebastian, and Alexandros P. Vardoulakis (2018). "Collateral Runs," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2018-022. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Eisenbach, Thomas, and Sebastian Infante (2017). "What Makes a Safe Asset Safe?" Liberty Street Economics, November 27, 2017. Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  • Huh, Yesol, and Sebastian Infante (2017). "Bond Market Intermediation and the Role of Repo," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-003. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Infante, Sebastian (2017). "Private Money Creation with Safe Assets and Term Premia," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-041. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Infante, Sebastian (2013). "Repo Collateral Fire Sales: The Effects of Exemption from Automatic Stay," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-83. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Figueroa, Nicolas, Ronald Fischer, and Sebastian Infante (2008). "Loyalty Inducing Programs and Competition with Homogeneous Goods," Documentos de Trabajo 249. Centro de Economia Aplicada, Universidad de Chile.
  • conference

    2018

    14th Annual Conference on General Equilibrium and its Applications

    Collateral Runs

  • seminar

    2017

    Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Chile, Central Bank of Chile

    Private Money Creation with Safe Assets and Term Premia

  • seminar

    2017

    Bank of Canada, Vanderbilt Univerisity

    Bond Market Intermediation and the Role of Repo

  • conference

    2016

    Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets

    Bond Market Intermediation and the Role of Repo

  • conference

    2015

    Santiago Finance Workshop, LACEA, IFABS Oxford Conference

    Liquidity Windfalls: The Consequences of Repo Rehypothecation

  • conference

    2014

    Nonbank Financial Firms and Financial Stability (FRB Atlanta), SEM, Workshop on the Risks of Wholesale Funding (FRB NY), EWS Econometric Society

    Liquidity Windfalls: The Consequences of Repo Rehypothecation

  • conference

    2013

    System Committee on Macroeconomics (FRB Boston)

    Repo Collateral Fire Sales: The Effects of Exemption From Automatic Stay

  • seminar

    2013

    McGill University, University of Houston, University of Rochester, Federal Reserve Board

    Repo Collateral Fire Sales: The Effects of Exemption From Automatic Stay

  • conference

    2012

    TADC - London Business School, University of Chile

    Screening Through Margins: A Model of Repo Lending

Awards
  • 2008

    Stanford Graduate School of Business

    Jaedicke Award

Referee
  • The Review of Financial Studies
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
Last update: July 23, 2018