The Changing Policy Landscape
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts more than 100 central bankers, policymakers, academics and economists from around the world at its annual economic policy symposium Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 in Jackson Hole, Wy.
Speakers include Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Bank for International Settlements General Manager Jaime Caruana, Kansas City Fed President Esther George, as well as professors and central bank governors.
Materials for this year's symposium, during which participants discuss economic issues, implications and policy options, will be posted as they are available. Times listed on the agenda are Mountain Standard Time.
To learn about the symposium's history read In Late August.
|Author:||Kristin J. Forbes
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Professor, Columbia University
|Discussant:||Adam S. Posen
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics and External Member; Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England
|Authors:||Edward P. Lazear
Professor, Stanford University and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
James R. Spletzer
Principal Economist, U.S. Census Bureau
Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Studies