Goldberg to address exchange rates for CRES lecture

Pinelopi Goldberg, PhD, the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Economics at Yale University, will address “Exchange Rates & Prices: A Micro Approach” for the Distinguished Women in Economics & Strategy lecture series at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Simon Hall, Room 103, on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis.

A reception will follow in Lopata Courtyard.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by WUSTL’s Center for Research in Economics & Strategy (CRES).

Goldberg is editor-in-chief of the American Economic Review and a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for 2010-11.

She is an elected fellow of the Econometric Society and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Goldberg’s research interests include the effects of trade liberalization on growth and the income distribution, the effects of intellectual property rights enforcement in developing countries, and the determinants of incomplete exchange rate pass-through.

An RSVP is requested by Tuesday, April 26, to Sandy Vaughn at or (314) 935-6707.

CRES supports scientific research advancing the understanding of firms and markets. It is directed by Glenn MacDonald, PhD, the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and Strategy at Olin Business School.

This is the third speaker in the Distinguished Women in Economics & Strategy lecture series, which showcases prominent women in the field.

Past speakers include Rachel Croson, PhD, from the University of Texas at Dallas and Judith Chevalier, PhD, from Yale University.