22 de January, 2018

A webinar with Markus Brunnermeier organized by FEN of U de Chile and MIT

Princeton professor of economics, Markus Brunnermeier, and advisor to institutions such as the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Congressional US Budget Office, participated this past Thursday, November 26, in the webinar “19 COVID Lessons and a Social Contract for Resilience”, organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business of Universidad de Chile in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Brunnermeier holds a Ph.D from the London School of Economics and his research focuses on international financial markets and the macro economy with special emphasis on bubbles, liquidity, financial crises and monetary policy. 

Mr. Brunnermeier has written various books including highly acclaimed "The Euro and the Battle of Ideas", praised for its insightful contributions on the euro crisis and the philosophical differences in economic ideologies within the European Union.


 The current dean of FEN and former president of the Central Bank of Chile, José De Gregorio, along with Roberto Rigobon, a prominent MIT fellow, moderated the event.

This cycle of webinars has included guests such as the Economics Noble Prize winners Esther Duflo, Jean Tirole; Carmen Reinhart, Chief Economist of the World Bank Group; Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics at MIT; Alejandro Werner, director of the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF); Sebastián Edwards, professor of International Economics at UCLA; and Eduardo Engel, director of Public Space and FEN faculty member, among other prominent national and international personalities.

Please download the presentation here