Ignacio Presno is an economist in the macroeconomic/financial markets section of the research department. Presno holds a BA degree from Universidad de Montevideo and a Ph.D. degree in economics from New York University.
His research interests are macroeconomics and international finance, with particular emphasis on sovereign default and credible monetary policies in the context of model uncertainty.
Ph.D. (Economics), New York University, 2011
Diploma (Economics), Universidad de Montevideo, 2005
B.A. (Economics), Universidad de Montevideo, 2003
Working papers and other unpublished papers
"Sovereign Default Risk and Uncertainty Premia" with Demian Pouzo. FRB Boston Working Papers Series, paper no. 12-11 (2012).
"On Credible Monetary Policies with Model Uncertainty" with Anna Orlik (2010)
"Interest Rate Spreads and Real Exchange Rates in Emerging Economics (2008)
"Sovereign Default Risk and Uncertainty Premia"(2010): Pompeu and CREI (2011), Minnesota (2011), ITAM (2011), Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (2011), Federal Reserve Board of Governors (2011), LSE (2011), NYU Stern (2010).
Best Third-Year Paper Prize, New York University, 2008.
McCracken Fellowship, New York University, 2005-2011.
Fellowship for Graduate Program, Unversidad de Montevideo, 2004-2005.