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 more about the symposium's history read PDFIn Late August

Federal Reserve officials met with the Center for Popular Democracy's Fed Up campaign on August 25, 2016, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. External LinkWatch the event.


Agenda

Aug. 25, 2016

6:00 p.m.

Opening Reception and Dinner

Host:
Esther L. George
President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

PDFForeword
PDFContributors
PDFSummary

Aug. 26, 2016

8:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Chair:
Peter Blair Henry
Dean
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
New York University

Janet L. Yellen | PDFSpeech
Chair
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

8:30 a.m.

Adapting to Changes in the Financial Market Landscape

Authors:
Darrell Duffie | PDFPaper
Professor
Stanford University

Arvind Krishnamurthy | PDFPaper
Professor
Stanford University

Discussant:
Minouche Shafik - PDFRemarks
Deputy Governor
Markets and Banking
Bank of England

9:05 a.m.

General Discussion

9:55 a.m.

Negative Nominal Interest Rates

Author:
Marvin Goodfriend | PDFPaper
Professor
Carnegie Mellon University

Discussant:
Marianne Nessén - PDFRemarks
Head of Monetary Policy Department
Sveriges Riksbank

10:30 a.m.

General Discussion

10:55 a.m.

Evaluating Alternative Monetary Frameworks

Author:
Ulrich Bindseil | PDFPaper
Head of Directorate General Market Operations
European Central Bank

Discussants:
Jean-Pierre Danthine | PDFRemarks
President
Paris School of Economics 

Simon Potter - PDFRemarks
Executive Vice President, Markets Group
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

11:45 a.m.

General Discussion

1:00 p.m.

Luncheon Address

Christopher A. Sims | PDFPaper
Professor
Princeton University

2:00 p.m.

Adjournment

Aug. 27, 2016

8:00 a.m.

Central Bank Balance Sheets and Financial Stability

Chair:
Kristin Forbes
Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Authors:
Jeremy C. Stein | PDFPaper
Professor
Harvard University 

Robin Greenwood | PDFPaper
Professor
Harvard University

Samuel G. Hanson | PDFPaper
Assistant Professor
Harvard University

Discussant:
Randall S. Kroszner | PDFRemarks
Professor
University of Chicago

8:35 a.m.

General Discussion

9:00 a.m.

The Structure of Central Bank Balance Sheets

Author:
Ricardo Reis | PDFPaper
Professor
Columbia University 

9:45 a.m.

Discussant

Laura L. Veldkamp | PDFPaper
Professor
New York University

10:00 a.m.

General Discussion

10:25 a.m.

Overview Panel

Panelists:
Agustín Carstens | PDFRemarks
Governor
Bank of Mexico

Benoít Coeuré | PDFRemarks
Member of the Executive Board
European Central Bank

Haruhiko Kuroda | PDFHandout
Governor
Bank of Japan

11:25 a.m.

General Discussion

2:00 p.m.