Shadow Open Market Committee Meeting Notice
The SOMC would like to invite you to a symposium on current issues in the economy and finance that will focus on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy and critical issues in financial regulatory reform. Position papers will be presented by SOMC members, including several new colleagues, and the audience will be encouraged to participate in the discussion.
Michael Bordo, Rutgers University
The Great Contraction and the Current Crisis: Historical Parallels and Policy Lessons
Charles Calomiris, Columbia University
The Allocation of Regulatory Authority and Prudential Bank Regulation: What's Broke and How To Fix It
Marvin Goodfriend, Carnegie Mellon University
We Need an "Accord" for Federal Reserve Credit Policy
Mickey Levy, Bank of America
What’s in Worse Shape, the Economy or Fiscal Policy?
Benjamin McCallum, Carnegie Mellon University
China, the US Dollar and SDRs
Anne Schwartz, NBER
Boundaries Between the Fed and the Treasury
Gregory Hess, Claremont McKenna College, will moderate and provide an overview summary of the papers presented. Monetary Policy in Color
Friday, April 24, 2009
The Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20003
Coffee and sign-up: 8:30 a.m.
Symposium: 9:00 a.m.
Lunch to follow
Please RSVP to SOMC@cmc.edu
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