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Roberto ChangRoberto Chang

Professor of Economics

International Macroeconomics, Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy, Financial Crises

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Roberto Chang is a Professor of Economics at Rutgers University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Before joining Rutgers in 2000, he was a Research Officer at the Federal
Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He has also been an Assistant Professor at NYU and a Visiting Professor at Princeton. Professor Chang has published extensively on monetary economics, exchange rate policy, and financial
crises. He has served in the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Development Economics, and as a member of the Economics Panel of the National Science Foundation.
Professor Chang is a native of Peru and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.


Selected Publications


  • “Financial Crises and Political Crises,” Journal of Monetary Economics, 54 (2007), 2409-2420.
  • “Monetary Policy and the Currency Denomination of Debt: A Tale of Two Equilibria,” with Andrés Velasco, Journal of International Economics, 69 (2006), 150-175.
  • “Balance Sheets and Exchange Rate Policy,” with Luis Felipe Céspedes and Andrés Velasco, American Economic Review, 94 (2004), 1183-1193.
  • “A Model of Financial Crises in Emerging Markets,” with Andrés Velasco, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 116 (2001), 489-517.

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