Explore This Section

The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum

Program

9:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

10:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Charles I. Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

 

"The Crisis in Perspective"

Moderator: Michael Dotsey, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

10:30 a.m.

  • "Financial Crises: What History Has (or Hasn't) Taught Us"
    Carmen Reinhart, University of Maryland

10:55 a.m.

  • "The Current Crisis in Some Perspective"
    Harold Cole, University of Pennsylvania

11:20 a.m.

Discussion and Audience Participation

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

 

"Lessons for Monetary Policy and Fiscal Policy"

Moderator: Loretta Mester, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

1:15 p.m.

  • "Three Lessons from the Panic of 2008"
    James Bullard, President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

1:40 p.m.

  • "Getting Back on Track"
    John Taylor, Stanford University

2:05 p.m.

  • "Questions About Fiscal Policy"
    N. Gregory Mankiw, Harvard University

2:30 p.m.

Discussion and Audience Participation

3:00 p.m.

Break

 

"Lessons for Financial Regulation and Supervision"

Moderator: Mitchell S. Berlin, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

3:15 p.m.

  • "The Lessons from the Credit Crisis"
    Douglas Diamond, University of Chicago

3:40 p.m.

  • "The Definition and Control of Systemic Financial Risk"
    Charles Goodhart, London School of Economics

4:05 p.m.

  • "The Case of Simpler Financial Regulation"
    Vincent Reinhart, American Enterprise Institute

4:30 p.m.

Discussion and Audience Participation

5:15 p.m.

Reception and Informal Discussion

Return to the main page for the 2009 Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum.