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Fall 2016    Sabbatical in Basel under the BIS Research Fellowship Program

Apr 2016    Organized conference on Growing Up in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Feb 2014      Work on "Currency Wars" featured in the Economist Magazine's "Free Exchange"

Fall 2013      Joined the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University

May 2013      Appointed as a 2013/14 Research Fellow at the IMF

Oct 2012       Work on Capital Controls featured in the Economist Magazine's "Free Exchange"

July 2012        Researcher Profile "Capturing the Complexity of Crises" on bridges [
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Apr 2012       Appointed as a Faculty Research Fellow in the NBER's Program on International Finance and Macroeconomics

Feb 2012       Visiting the Department of Economics at Harvard University for the Spring 2012 Semester

Dec 2011      Grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET & CIGI) to study "Capital Controls and the International Monetary System" ($140k)

Dec. 2010 Fondation Banque de France research grant awarded, with Olivier Jeanne

June 2010  Europlace Institute of Finance research grant awarded, with Olivier Jeanne

May 2010  Work on Managing Credit Booms and Busts in the Economist's Economics Focus

May 2010  One-year grant from Dean's Research Initiative in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland

June 2009  Lamfalussy Fellowship awarded by the ECB for my research on Systemic Risk and Macroprudential Regulation

May 2009  Klaus Liebscher Prize by the Austrian Central Bank awarded for my paper on Systemic Risk-Taking