IIES/SNS International Policy Talks: Silvana Tenreyro on economic shocks and trade

At its core, the process of globalization has involved an expansion of international trade. Economists have emphasized the various benefits of trade, but an open issue is to what extent it affects the stability of our economies: does trade help cushion country- or region-specific “shocks”, or does it spread and amplify them?


Rikard Forslid, Professor of Economics at Stockholm University

Karin Karlsbro, Member of the European Parliament from the Swedish Liberal Party

Silvana Tenreyro, Professor of Economics at London School of Economics and External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England.

The webinar will be led by Per Krusell, Professor of Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES).