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Top U.S. And European Economic Leaders To Discuss Economic Uncertainty, Financial Reform, Jobs, And Growth At The Levy Economics Institute's 23rd Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference, In Washington, D.C., April 9-10
|By PR Newswire
|March 27, 2014 05:10 PM EDT
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From April 9 to 10, the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College will gather top policymakers, economists, and analysts at the 23rd Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies to discuss the progress of the recovery from the global financial crisis and address both financial reform and prosperity, drawing from Minsky's work on financial instability and his proposal for achieving full employment. The conference, "Stabilizing Financial Systems for Growth and Full Employment," is being organized by the Levy Institute with support from the Ford Foundation, and will take place Wednesday and Thursday, April 9–10, at the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, in Washington, D.C.
Participants include Jason Furman, chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, Executive Office of the President; Daniel K. Tarullo, member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Charles L. Evans, president and chief executive officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Vítor Constâncio, vice president, European Central Bank; Peter Praet, executive board member, European Central Bank; U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH); U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY, 12); Richard Berner, director, Office of Financial Research, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Willem H. Buiter, global chief economist, Citi; Bruce Kasman, chief economist and managing director of global research, J. P. Morgan; Anat Admati, professor of finance and economics, Stanford University; Denis MacShane, European Policy Counsel, and former U.K. minister for Europe; Mercedes Marcó del Pont, former president, Central Bank of Argentina; Frank N. Newman, chairman, Promontory Financial Group China, and former deputy secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Tom Redburn, economics editor, The New York Times; Jon E. Hilsenrath, chief economics correspondent, The Wall Street Journal; Binyamin Appelbaum, business and economics reporter, The New York Times; Deborah Solomon, news editor, The Wall Street Journal; and James Politi, U.S. economics and trade correspondent, Financial Times.
The conference will address, among other issues, reforming the financial structure; whether a monetary system can be built to last; fiscal policy in a continuing "jobless recovery" environment; budget deficits and debt; policies aimed at achieving sustainable growth and full employment; the impact of globalization on monetary policy; and the creation of global governance structures.
The conference will include presentations by Jan Kregel, senior scholar, Levy Institute, and professor, Tallinn University of Technology; Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, president, Levy Institute; Robert Barbera, co-director, Center for Financial Economics, The Johns Hopkins University; Michael Greenberger, professor, School of Law, and director, Center for Health and Homeland Security, The University of Maryland; Andrew Sheng, president, Fung Global Institute; Frank Veneroso, president, Veneroso Associates, LLC; L. Randall Wray, senior scholar, Levy Institute, and professor, University of Missouri–Kansas City; Alex J. Pollock, resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute; and Heiner Flassbeck, director, Flassbeck-Economics, and former director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
For complete conference program information and to register online, please visit www.levyinstitute.org/conferences/minsky2014/.
Press registrations should be made by calling Mark Primoff at 845-758-7412 or BY sending AN e-mail to [email protected].
SOURCE Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
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