2016 US Monetary Policy Forum

February 26, 2016 – New York, New York

This annual conference brings together academics, market economists, and policy makers. The conference is sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Attendance at the USMPF conference is by invitation only.
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The conference began with this year’s report titled "Language after Liftoff: Fed Communication Away from the Zero Lower Bound," presented by David Greenlaw (Morgan Stanley), Peter Hooper (Deutsche Bank), Michael Feroli (JP Morgan Chase), Frederic Mishkin (Columbia), and Amir Sufi (University of Chicago).

The report was discussed by the following:

Moderated by Randall S. Kroszner, Chicago Booth.

The conference keynote speech was given by Jeremy Stein, Harvard University and was focused broadly on his paper "The Fed, the Bond Market, and Gradualism in Monetary Policy."

The conference concluded with a panel discussion on international monetary policy synchronization and include:

The panel will be moderated by Steve Liesman, CNBC Senior Economics Reporter.

Jennifer Williams was the staff member supporting the USMPF.

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