The New Zealand Centre for Macroeconomics held the inaugural Australasian Conference on International Macroeconomics in Auckland on February 21-22, 2019. The conference brought together experts on international macroeconomics from New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, the UK, and Sweden. The discussion revolved around topics regarding Chinese external account balances, monetary policy in an international setting, modelling of uncertainty, the effects of financial globalization, as well as exchange rates. The keynote speaker Professor Andrew Rose of the University of California, Berkeley captured everyone’s attention with his presentation ‘Tariffs, Trade and Trump’. You can view the recording of it below. Full details, including presenters’ slides, are available on the conference microsite.

Professor Andrew Rose (UC Berkeley) on “Tariffs, Trade and Trump”