Office Hours: By appointment. E-mail me at ghiro “at” uw “dot” edu to schedule an appointment.
Graduate-level mini-course on Heterogeneous Firms and Producer Entry in International Macroeconomics: sample syllabus and slides. (Taught at Central European University, University of Zurich, and ZEW Mannheim.)
Here you can access sample syllabi of courses I taught in the past. In all cases, I am posting the most recent version. You find also links to lecture notes or slides for some courses.
University of Washington (Autumn 2013-Present):
Economics 401, Advanced Macroeconomics, Undergraduate
Economics 425, Topics in Monetary Economics: The International Monetary System from the Gold Standard to Globalization, Undergraduate
Economics 574, International Macroeconomics, Graduate
Economics 575, International Trade and Macroeconomics, Graduate
Boston College (Spring 2001-Spring 2013):
Economics 377, The World Economy: From the Gold Standard to Globalization, Undergraduate
Economics 295, International Economic Policy and Political Economy (IEPPE) Seminar, Undergraduate
An archive of IEPPE seminar schedules with the names of the speakers and the titles of their presentations is available here.
IEPPE in the BC Media: The IEPPE seminar was covered in Boston College’s 2011 Annual Report to Trustees and Major Donors (“Economic Stimulation”; click here for the full report) and in the Fall 2011 issue of the Boston College Magazine (Linden Lane section, “Visitors Days”; click here for the full issue, and here for the online version of the article). IEPPE made the front page of the print version of “The Heights” (the Independent Student Newspaper of Boston College) on January 26, 2012, and was the top story in the News section of the online version: “Presidential Hopeful Visits BC for Lecture.” IEPPE was again covered in “The Heights” in three occasions: September 19, 2012: “Bini Smaghi Putting Euro Crisis in Perspective”; January 31, 2013: “MIT Lecturer Discusses Euro Crisis and the Future of Euro Area”; and February 20, 2013: “Cottarelli Discusses Fiscal Accounts.”
Economics 202, Macroeconomic Theory, Undergraduate
Economics 874, Topics in International Macroeconomics, Graduate
Economics 861, Monetary Theory I, Monetary Policy, Graduate
Economics 862, Monetary Theory II, Part II: Monetary Policy, Graduate
Economics 873, Macroeconomic Policy in Closed and Open Economies, Graduate
Economics 751, Macroeconomic Theory II, Graduate
Part I: Asset Markets and Business Cycle Models
Part II: Money and Monetary Policy
Princeton (Spring 2005):
ECO 301, Macroeconomics, Undergraduate
WWS 512b, Macroeconomic Analysis (Basic), Master
University of Washington:
Economics 401, Advanced Macroeconomics, Undergraduate.
Economics 425, Topics in Monetary Economics: The International Monetary System from the Gold Standard to Globalization, Undergraduate.
Economics 574, International Macroeconomics, Graduate.
Economics 575, International Trade and Macroeconomics, Graduate.
Economics 377, The World Economy: From the Gold Standard to Globalization, Undergraduate.
Economics 295, International Economic Policy and Political Economy (IEPPE) Seminar, Undergraduate.
Economics 874, Topics in International Macroeconomics, Graduate.
Economics 751, Macroeconomic Theory II, Graduate.
Following are links to the web pages of some of the former graduate students on whose Dissertation Committee I served. I include the year of Ph.D. Defense and the initial job market placement. (See my CV for a complete list. If I served on your Dissertation Committee and you have a web page that I could not locate, e-mail me, and I will be delighted to include a link to your page below.) You can also visit my RePEc Genealogy page here.
Committee Chair or Co-Chair:
University of Washington:
Mahama Samir Bandaogo (2016, Wesleyan University);
Mishita Mehra (2018, Grinnell College);
Galip Kemal Ozhan (2016, University of St. Andrews).
Alessandro Barattieri (2011, Université du Québec à Montréal);
Rucha Bhate (2014, American Express, New York City);
Isabella Blengini (2011, Université de Lausanne);
Matteo Cacciatore (2010, HEC Montréal);
Mikhail Dmitriev (2014, Florida State University);
Marketa Halova Wolfe (2012, Washington State University);
Jonathan Hoddenbagh (2014, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS);
Taesu Kang (2012, Bank of Korea);
Emmanuel Lartey (2006, California State University, Fullerton);
Mandelman (2006, Federal Reserve Bank of
Petronilla Nicoletti (2004, Bank of England);
John O’Trakoun (2013, Government Accountability Office);
Madhavi Pundit (2011, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi);
Maria Teresa Punzi (2007, University of Alicante);
Rubio (2008, Bank of
Viktors Stebunovs (2007, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System);
Pinar Uysal (2009, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne);
Ekin Watson (2017);
Andrei Zlate (2009, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System).
University of Washington:
Inhwan So (2016, Bank of Korea).
Giacomo Candian (2016, HEC Montréal);
Krastina Dzhambova (2018, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater);
Giuseppe Fiori (2009, Bank of Italy);
Marissa Ginn (2007, Analysis Group, Montréal);
Massimo Giovannini (2012, Universita’ Cattolica, Milano);
Kólver Hernández (2005, University of Delaware);
Zhining Hu (2003, University of Mississippi);
Asli Leblebicioğlu (2005, North Carolina State University);
Niki Papadopoulou (2002, University of Cyprus);
Bedri Tas (2005, TOBB Economics and Technology University);
Francesco Zanetti (2004, Bank of England).
External Committee Member:
Carlos Yepez (2012, University of Manitoba)