Friday, August 23, 2013

Jackson Hole Economic Symposium Agenda

by Bill McBride on 8/23/2013 08:26:00 AM

Note: the presented papers are usually posted to the Kansas City Fed's site fairly quickly. On twitter.

2013 Economic Symposium: Global Dimensions of Unconventional Monetary Policy. Times listed on program are Mountain Standard Time.

Friday Aug 23rd

Chair: Stanley Fischer, former Governor, Bank of Israel

8:00 AM: “The Natural Rate of Interest, Financial Crises and the Zero Lower Bound,” presented by Robert E. Hall, Stanford University, Discussant: Hyun Song Shin, professor, Princeton University

9:00 AM" “The Transmission of Unconventional Monetary Policy” presented by Arvind Krishnamurthy, Northwestern University Discussant: Anil Kashyap, professor, University of Chicago

10:25 AM: Panel on Monetary Policy Options and Tools. Panelists: Augustin Carstens, Governor, Bank of Mexico, David Daokui Li, professor, Tsinghua University, Frank Smets, Director General of Directorate General Research, European Central Bank

12:15 PM: Luncheon Address by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Saturday Aug 24th

Chair: Janet Yellen, vice chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

8:00 AM: “Global Liquidity” presented by Jean-Pierre Landau, fellow, Sciences Po, Discussant: Claudio Borio, Bank of International Settlements

9:00 AM: “Cross-Border Capital Flows” presented by Helene Rey, professor, London Business School, Discussant: Terrence Checki, executive vice president, New York Fed

10:25 AM: Overview Panel. Panelists: Charles Bean, deputy governor, Bank of England, Haruhiko Kuroda, governor, Bank of Japan