Economic Policy for the Information Economy



A symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
August 30 - September 1, 2001

  • Foreword 
    THOMAS M. HOENIG
    President, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City


  • Symposium Summary
    CRAIG S. HAKKIO
    Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  • Opening Remarks
    ALAN GREENSPAN
    Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Dimensions of the Information Economy
Market Structure in the Information Economy
Future of Finance in the Information Economy
Reducing the International Digital Divide
  • Luncheon Address
    DONALD J. JOHNSTON
    Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Macroeconomic Implications of the Information Economy
Monetary Policy in the Information Economy
Overview Panel
  • Commentary
    MARTIN FELDSTEIN
    President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Economic Research 
     
  • Commentary
    CHRISTIAN NOYER
    Vice President, European Central Bank 
     
  • Commentary
    JANET L. YELLEN
    Professor, University of California at Berkeley 
     
  • General Discussion