Join Us for the 28th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference

Michael Stephens | March 11, 2019

This year’s Minsky conference will be a one-day affair, featuring keynote speakers that include St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, former PIMCO chief economist Paul McCulley (now Senior Fellow at Cornell Law), and First Vice President of the Minneapolis Fed, Ron Feldman.

The Levy Institute’s Jan Kregel will be discussing reform of the eurozone system; Michalis Nikiforos will be presenting the upcoming strategic analysis for the US economy (using the Institute’s stock-flow model); and L. Randall Wray will be presenting on “Paying for a Green New Deal.”

Financial Stability, Economic Policy, and Economic Nationalism
A conference organized by the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 12504

April 17, 2019

Registration for the conference is now open. The preliminary program is attached below the fold. Further details are available here.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

8:30−9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00−9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, President, Levy Institute
9:15−10:45 a.m. Session 1. OUTLOOK FOR REFORM OF THE EURO SYSTEM
SPEAKERS: Panicos DemetriadesProfessor of Financial Economics, University of Leicester; formerly, Governor, Central Bank of Cyprus
Lex HoogduinChairman LCH Ltd. and SA; Professor of Complexity and Uncertainty, University of Groningen
Jan KregelDirector of Research, Levy Institute
10:45 a.m.−12:30 p.m. Session 2. DOMESTIC FINANCIAL POLICY
SPEAKERS: Seth B. CarpenterManaging Director and Chief U.S. Economist, UBS
Michael GreenbergerProfessor, School of Law, and Director, Center for Health and Homeland Security, University of Maryland
Daniel AlpertManaging Partner, Westwood Capital, LLC
L. Randall WraySenior Scholar, Levy Institute; Professor of Economics, Bard College
12:30−1:30 p.m. SPEAKER: James BullardPresident and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
“Title TBD”
1:30−2:45 p.m. Lunch
2:45−3:45 p.m. SPEAKER: Ron FeldmanFirst Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
“Title TBD”
3:45−5:15 p.m. Session 3. US ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
SPEAKERS: Michalis NikiforosResearch Scholar, Levy Institute
Catherine L. MannGlobal Chief Economist, Citibank
Lakshman AchuthanCo-founder and Chief Operations Officer, Economic Cycle Research Institute
5:15−6:30 p.m. Session 4. US FINANCIAL FRAGILITY OUTLOOK
SPEAKERS: Bruce C. N. GreenwaldRobert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management, Columbia University
Frank VenerosoPresident, Veneroso Associates, LLC
6:30−8:00 p.m. Dinner
SPEAKER: Paul McCulleySenior Fellow, Financial Macroeconomics, Cornell Law School; formerly, Chief Economist and Managing Director, PIMCO
“Title TBD”


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