2015 Rodrigo Gómez Central Bank Award

CEMLA’s Board of Governors decided to grant the 2015 Rodrigo Gómez Central Bank Award to Fernando José Pérez Forero, official from the Banco Central de Reserva del Perú, for his study entitled “Comparing the transmission of monetary policy shocks in Latin America: A Hierarchical Panel VAR”. In this paper, to be published by CEMLA in English and Spanish, the author assesses and compares the effects of monetary policy shocks across Latin American countries that put in practice the Inflation Targeting scheme (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru).

CEMLA's Board of Governors wishes to thank Ángel Estrada, Executive Coordinator, Associate Directorate General International Affairs, Banco de España; Isabel Horta Correia, Head of the Economics and Research Department, Banco de Portugal; Gabriel Pérez del Peral, Director of Economics at the Universidad Panamericana; and María José Roa, Deputy Manager of Macroeconomics Research, CEMLA who participated jointly with the representatives of the Board members in the jury of this edition of the Award.

Researchers of the region are invited to participate in the 2016 Award