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The First 100 Years of the Federal Reserve - The Policy Record, Lessons Learned, and Prospects for the Future
July 10, 2013



The Conduct of Monetary Policy
Chair: Christina Romer, University of California at Berkeley and NBER

Overview Paper: Penitence after Accusations of Error: 100 Years of Monetary Policy at the U.S. Federal Reserve
Julio Rotemberg, Harvard University and NBER

Commentators:
Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University and NBER
Frederic Mishkin, Columbia University and NBER
Carmen Reinhart, Harvard University and NBER


International Coordination and Crisis Management
Chair: Anne Krueger, Johns Hopkins University and NBER

Overview Paper: Does the Fed Care About the Rest of the World?
Barry Eichengreen, University of California at Berkeley and NBER

Commentators:
Stanley Fischer, Bank of Israel and NBER
Randall Kroszner, University of Chicago and NBER
Lawrence Summers, Harvard University and NBER


A Discussion with Paul Volcker
Moderator: Martin Feldstein, Harvard University and NBER

Interview between Martin Feldstein and Paul Volcker


Financial Regulation
Chair: Anil Kashyap, University of Chicago and NBER

Overview Paper: The Federal Reserve and Financial Regulation: The First Hundred Years
Gary Gorton, Yale University and NBER
Andrew Metrick, Yale University and NBER

Commentators:
Douglas Diamond, University of Chicago and NBER
Philipp Hildebrand, BlackRock
Donald Kohn, Bank of England and Brookings Institution


Central Bank Design
Chair: David Romer, University of California at Berkeley and NBER

Overview Paper: Central Bank Design
Ricardo Reis, Columbia University and NBER

Commentators:
Alan Blinder, Princeton University and NBER
Nancy Stokey, University of Chicago and NBER
Jean-Claude Trichet, Group of Thirty


Presentation by Ben Bernanke
A Century of U.S. Central Banking: Goals, Framework Accountability
Moderator: James Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER





 
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