2017 US Monetary Policy Forum
March 3, 2017 – 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 "Deflating Inflation Expectations: The Implications of Inflation's Simple Dynamics," by Stephen Cecchetti (Brandeis), Michael Feroli (J. P. Morgan), Peter Hooper (Deutsche Bank), Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago), and Kermit Schoenholtz (NYU Stern).
The report was discussed by the following:
The conference keynote speech on "Monetary Policy: By Rule, By Committee, or By Both?," was given by Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The conference continued with a panel on the lessons from countries’ experiences with negative interest rates and included:
The panel was moderated by Robert S. Kaplan, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Jennifer Williams is the staff member supporting the USMPF.