Serafín Frache Derrégibus


Appointments

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

Universidad de Montevideo


Education

Ph.D. in Economics

Queen Mary University of London


M.Sc. in Economics

University College London


B.A. in Economics

Universidad de la República - Uruguay


Research

Publications

  • “Buffer-Stock Saving and Households' Response to Income Shocks,” with Giulio Fella and Winfried Koeniger, International Economic Review, forthcoming.

Working Papers

  • “New information and inflation expectations among firms”, BIS Working Papers 781, Bank for International Settlements, April 2019, with Rodrigo Lluberas.
  • “Countercyclical capital buffers, dynamic provisions or both?” New Challenges in Central Banking: Monetary Policy Governance and Macroprudential Issues, SUERF - The European Money and Finance Forum, Cap. 9, November 2017, with Javier García-Cicco and Jorge Ponce.
  • “Countercyclical prudential tools in an estimated DSGE model”, Documentos de trabajo 2017001, Banco Central del Uruguay, 2017, with Javier García-Cicco and Jorge Ponce.
  • “Estimación de los efectos de la Ley de Inclusión Financiera en un marco Dinámico Estocástico de Equilibrio General”, Documentos de trabajo 2016006, Banco Central del Uruguay, 2016, with Juan Odriozola.
  • “Un modelo estocástico de equilibrio general para la economía uruguaya”, Documentos de trabajo 2016002, Banco Central del Uruguay, 2016.
  • “Estimating a Risky Term Structure of Uruguayan Sovereign Bonds”, Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0304, Department of Economics - dECON, 2004, with Gabriel Katz.

Work in Progress

  • “Official Statistics Release and Inflation Expectations”, with Rodrigo Lluberas.
  • “Labor reallocation and inequality: measurements from Uruguay matched employer-employee data”, with Jesper Bagger, Rodrigo Lluberas and Juan Pablo Rud

Teaching

Universidad de Montevideo

Lecturer
  • Macroeconomics I
  • Mathematical Economics I
  • Macroeconomics II (Master)
  • Quantitative Methods in Economics and Finance (Master)

Universidad del CEMA - Argentina

Lecturer
  • DSGE Modelling for Monetary Policy Analysis (Master & Ph.D)

dECON - School of Social Sciences - UDELAR - Uruguay

Lecturer
  • Macroeconomics (Master)

School of Economics and Finance - UDELAR - Uruguay

Lecturer
  • Econometrics I
  • Econometrics II

Teaching Assistant
  • Econometrics I
  • Econometrics II
  • Mathematics I

School of Economics and Finance - Queen Mary University of London

Teaching Assistant
  • Macroeconomics II
  • Corporate Finance II

School of Business and Management - Queen Mary University of London

Teaching Assistant
  • Quantitative Research Methods for Business

Conferences, Seminars and Presentations

  • 2019: dECON, School of Social Sciences UDELAR, Uruguay; Central Bank of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay; ASSA Meetings, Atlanta, U.S..
  • 2017: LACEA-LAMES, Buenos Aires, Argentina; XXII Meeting of Central Bank Researchers CEMLA, Bogotá, Colombia; CEMLA Researchers Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2016: RIDGEWorkshop on International Macro, Montevideo, Uruguay; Workshop on Dynamic Economics, FCEA, Montevideo, Uruguay; XXI Meeting of Central Bank Researchers CEMLA, Brasilia, Brasil; XXXI Economic Annual Meetings Central Bank of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2015: ORT University, Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • 2013: 67th European Meeting of the Econometric Society (ESEM), Gothenburg, Sweden; Royal Economic Society, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom; Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom.
  • 2010: Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom.
  • 2004: LACEA, San José, Costa Rica.

Other Professional Activities

Reviewer

  • 2019: Comisión Sectorial de Investigación Científica (CSIC), School of Economics and Management, UDELAR - Montevideo - Uruguay
  • 2016: Fondo María Viñas, Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación, Montevideo, Uruguay

Scientific Committee

  • 2019: VIII Encuentro Anual de la Sociedad de Economistas del Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2018: RIDGE Workshop on Inflation Expectations, 3rd August, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2014-2017: Economic Annual Meetings Central Bank of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay

Master Thesis Advisor

  • 2020: Luciana Marchesoni, Msc. in Economics, School of Business and Economics, Universidad de Montevideo, Montevideo - Uruguay
  • 2019: Patricio Beretta & Alejandro Cichevsky, Msc. in Economics, School of Business and Economics, Universidad de Montevideo, Montevideo - Uruguay
  • 2018: Facundo Danza & Giorgina Silvotti, Msc. in Economics, School of Business and Economics, Universidad de Montevideo, Montevideo - Uruguay
  • Rafael Xavier, Msc. in Economics, School of Business and Economics, Universidad de Montevideo, Montevideo - Uruguay
  • 2017: Juan Odriozola, dECON, School of Social Sciences, UDELAR - Montevideo - Uruguay.

Thesis Examinations

  • 2020: Master Thesis: Martín Sequeira, School of Economics and Management, UDELAR - Montevideo - Uruguay
  • 2019: Master Thesis: Alejandro Fried, dECON, School of Social Sciences, UDELAR - Montevideo - Uruguay.
  • Master Thesis: Laura Zacheo, School of Economics and Management, UDELAR - Montevideo - Uruguay
  • 2015: PhD Thesis: Roberto Methol Raffo, Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Santa María de los Buenos Aires

Professional Experience

  • Central Bank of Uruguay
    External Consultant
  • Inter-American Development Bank
    External Consultant, Trade and Investment Division
  • Transforma Uruguay
    External Consultant, Monitoring and Evaluation area
  • Central Bank of Uruguay
    Senior Researcher
  • Inter-American Development Bank
    External Consultant, Citizen Security Impact Evaluation program
  • Towers Watson, London, United Kingdom
    Research Assistant, Project: 2013 edition of the “FTSE 100 Defined Contribution Pension Scheme Survey”
  • Ministry of Economics and Finance of Uruguay
    Economic Adviser
  • Watson Wyatt, Uruguay
    Economist, Global Research Office
  • Watson Wyatt, Uruguay
    Senior Analyst, Global Research Office
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, Uruguay
    Consultant, Economic Services Department
  • United Nations, Uruguay
    External Consultant, Project URU/99/013 of UNDP
  • Integra Consultores, Uruguay
    Research Assistant
  • Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, Uruguay
    Economic Analyst, National Head Office of Industry, Industrial Competitiveness Division
  • Central Bank of Uruguay
    Internship, Financial Policy and Macroeconomic Programming Area


Honors, Scholarships and Fellowships

  • Postgraduate Research Fund, Queen Mary University of London
  • Scholarship for PhD studies, School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London
  • PhD Fellowship, Economics Department Queen Mary
    University of London
  • Japan - Inter - American Development Bank
    Scholarships for the MSc at UCL
  • Chevening Scholarship for graduate studies in the U.K.

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