209Jun 27, 2011
Federal Reserve and Financial Regulations Law
Panelists talked about the impact of the 2010 financial regulations law on the Federal Reserve. They also responded to questions from the audience.
142Feb 9, 2011
U.S. Role in the World Economy
Participants spoke about international trade issues, particularly on U.S.-China relations. They also talked about the Obama administration’s spending priorities and the legacy of the ...
1,988Dec 10, 2010
Book Discussion on A History of the Federal Reserve
Allan Meltzer talked about his book, A History of the Federal Reserve: Volume 2, 1951-1986 (University of Chicago Press, 2010), with Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve under ...
174Oct 9, 2009
Government Response to the Financial Crisis, Part 2
Academics and economists spoke about the advantages and drawbacks of government intervention during economic crises. Among the topics they addressed were recent intervention into financial ...
333Oct 9, 2009
Government Response to the Economic Crisis, Part 1
Market analysts and participants spoke about the advantages and drawbacks of government intervention during economic crises. Among the topics they addressed were recent intervention into ...
147Sep 15, 2009
September 2008 Financial Collapse
Panelists talked about the government’s response to the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included when the government should or should not intervene, the condition of current markets, ...
97Jul 23, 2009
Systemic Risk Regulation, Panel 2
Witnesses testified about government oversight and regulation of financial institutions and markets. Among the issues they addressed were reorganization of government agencies and the creation ...
152Jul 21, 2008
Future of the Global Economy
Stijn Claessens presented the findings of an International Monetary Fund study he co-wrote that examined 120 recession episodes in various countries from 1960 to the present. The study found ...
25Jan 28, 2008
State of U.S. Economic Policy
A panel discussion was held on United States economic policy, including how they expected the president to address that issue in that evening’s State of the Union address. Topics included ...