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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
  • Safe assets
  • 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). "Private money creation with safe assets and term premia," Journal of Financial Economics.
  • Infante, Sebastian (2019). "Liquidity Windfalls: The Consequences of Repo Rehypothecation," Journal of Financial Economics., vol. 133, no. 1, pp. 42-63.
  • Infante, Sebastian, Charles Press, and Jacob Strauss (2018). "The Ins and Outs of Collateral Re-use," FEDS Notes 2018-12-21. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • 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 (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.
Awards
  • 2008

    Stanford Graduate School of Business

    Jaedicke Award

Referee
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • The Review of Financial Studies
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of Banking and Finance
  • International Journal of Central Banking
Last update: July 15, 2019