About the Economic Symposium

Each year since 1978, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has sponsored a symposium on an important economic issue facing the U.S. and world economies. Symposium participants include prominent central bankers, finance ministers, academics, and financial market participants from around the world. The participants convene to discuss the economic issues, implications, and policy options pertaining to the symposium topic. The symposium proceedings include papers, commentary, and discussion. 

The 2016 Economic Symposium, "Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future," will take place Aug. 25-27, 2016.  (The program will be available at 6 p.m., MT, Aug. 25, 2016).

Read more about the symposium's history, which spans more than three decades.

In addition, the Bank has provided this information to the media, members of Congress and the public. To learn more about the location of the annual symposium, watch Bloomberg TV's video "Inside the Central Banking Hangouts of Jackson Hole."

Federal Reserve and the Center for Popular Democracy Listening Session

Federal Reserve officials meet with the Center for Popular Democracy's Fed Up campaign in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Watch the event live from 5:30-6:30 p.m. CT, August 25, 2016.

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Past Symposiums

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