1. Identifying shocks to exchange rate regimes a. Identifying country-specific shocks in emerging market exchange rates (Joint work with Dr. Ajay Shah and Prof. Ila Patnaik) b. Who cares about the Chinese Yuan? (Joint work with Vimal Balasubramaniam and Prof. Ila Patnaik) c. Survival of exchange rate regimes 2. Global contagion a. A fistful of dollars: Channels of international monetary policy transmission to EMs (Joint work with Aakriti Mathur) 3. Identification of business cycle shocks using the granular hypothesis c.Combination of granular shocks to banks and firms