Materials for the symposium, during which participants discuss economic issues, implications and policy options, will be posted as they are available. All times listed below are in the Mountain Time Zone.

Learn more about the theme of this year's event here. To learn about the symposium's history, read In Late August.

PDFSee the roster of attendees.


Agenda

Day 1:

Opening Reception and Dinner

host:
Esther L. George
President and Chief Executive Officer

Day 2:

Friday Session

chair:
Peter Blair Henry
Dean Emeritus, Stern School of Business, New York University

speaker:
Jerome Powell
Chairman of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

Reassessing Economic Constraints: Maximum Employment

author:
Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln
Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt
discussant:
Stephanie Aaronson
Vice President and Director of Economic Studies, Brookings Institute

General Discussion

Reassessing Economic Constraints: Potential Output

PDFRemarks

author:
John Fernald
Professor, INSEAD
discussant:
Janice C. Eberly
Professor, Northwestern University

General Discussion

An End to Pre-Pandemic Trends or Just a Temporary Interruption?

PDFGopinath Remarks, PDFRamey Remarks

panelist:
Jason Furman
Professor, Harvard University
panelist:
Gita Gopinath
First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
panelist:
Valerie A. Ramey
Professor, University of California-San Diego

General Discussion

Luncheon Address

speaker:
Agustín Carstens
General Manager, Bank for International Settlements

Day 3:

Saturday Session

chair:
Kristin J. Forbes
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Reassessing Constraints on Policy: Fiscal Constraints

author:
Francesco Bianchi
Professor, Johns Hopkins University
discussant:
Ethan Ilzetzki
Associate Professor, London School of Economics

General Discussion

Reassessing Constraints on Policy: Central Bank Balance Sheets

PDFDiscussion Handout

author:
Viral Acharya
Professor, New York University
discussant:
Wenxin Du
Associate Professor, University of Chicago

General Discussion

The Outlook for Policy Post-Pandemic

PDFVilleroy de Galhau Remarks, PDFVilleroy de Galhau Handout, External LinkJordan Remarks, PDFJordan Handout, PDFRhee Remarks, External LinkSchnabel Remarks

panelist:
François Villeroy De Galhau
Governor, Banque de France
panelist:
Thomas J. Jordan
Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
panelist:
Chang Yong Rhee
Governor, Bank of Korea
panelist:
Isabel Schnabel
Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

General Discussion