Jacques Polak Research Conference
Macroeconomic and Financial Policies after the Crisis
Washington DC, November 4—5, 2010
The International Monetary Fund will hold the Eleventh Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference at its headquarters in Washington DC on November 4-5, 2010.
The conference is intended to provide a forum for discussing innovative research in economics, undertaken by both IMF staff and by outside economists, and to facilitate the exchange of views among researchers and policymakers. The theme of the conference is “Macroeconomic and Financial Policies after the Crisis,” and Professor Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago Booth School of Business) will deliver the Mundell-Fleming lecture.
The conference is open to the public and registration is required. To register for the conference (registration will include all conference sessions, the Mundell-Fleming Lecture, and the Economic Forum) please complete the Online Registration Form. (The deadline for public registration is Friday, October 29, 2010. Registered attendees will be required to present photo identification on entering the IMF at 720 19th Street, N.W. Washington D.C. For questions regarding the conference, please send an email to ARC2010@imf.org.
Please note that, for this event, invitations for visa purposes will be extended only to the conference speakers
The website contains papers and web links to papers that will be presented at the Eleventh Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference (ARC). The views expressed in these papers are those of the authors only, and the presence of them, or of links to them, on the IMF website does not imply that the IMF, its Executive Board, or its management endorses or shares the views expressed in the papers.
|Macroeconomic and Financial Policies after the Crisis
Venue: HQ1-R-710 (Auditorium)
|Thursday, November 4, 2010|
|8:00–8:40am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|8:45–9:15am||Opening Remarks by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF|
|9:15–10:45am||Session 1: Monetary Policy
Chair: Tamim Bayoumi, Senior Advisor, SPR
Geert Bekaert (Columbia Business School), Marie Hoerova (European Central Bank), and Marco Lo Duca (European Central Bank)
Simon Gilchrist (Boston University) and Egon Zakrajsek (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C.)
Discussant: Tobias Adrian (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
|11:00–12:30pm||Session 2: Financial Markets
Chair: Jonathan D. Ostry, Deputy Director, RES
Gianni De Nicolo (IMF) and Marcella Lucchetta (European University Institute)
Anton Korinek (University of Maryland)
(By invitation only, IMF Gallery)
Luncheon Remarks - Tribute to Jacques Polak
James M. Boughton – IMF Historian
|2:15–3:45pm||Session 3: Regulation and Systemic Risk
Chair: Stijn Claessens, Assistant Director, RES
V. V. Chari (University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis) and Patrick J. Kehoe (Princeton University and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Discussant: Guido Lorenzoni (MIT)
Romain Ranciere (IMF) and Aaron Tornell (University of California, Los Angeles)
Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance)
|Friday, November 5, 2010|
|9:00–10:30am||Session 4: International Capital Flows
Chair: Robert Sheehy, Deputy Director, MCM
Patrick Bolton (Columbia University) and Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University)
Òscar Jordà (University of California, Davis), Moritz Schularick (Freie Universität Berlin), and Alan M. Taylor (University of California, Davis and Morgan Stanley)
|10:45–1:00pm||Session 5: Fiscal Policy
Giancarlo Corsetti (EUI), Keith Kuester (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), André Meier (IMF), and Gernot Müller (University of Bonn)
Atish R. Ghosh (IMF), Jun Il Kim (IMF), Enrique Mendoza (University of Maryland), Jonathan D. Ostry (IMF), and Mahvash S. Qureshi (IMF)
Discussant: Henning Bohn (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Troy Davig (Barclays Capital) and Eric Leeper (Indiana University)
(By invitation, IMF Gallery)
|2:45–4:30pm||Economic Forum: Macro-Prudential Regulation
Financial Counsellor and Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF
1. Viral Acharya (New York University)
2. Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton)
3. Donald Kohn (Brookings)
4. Vincent Reinhart (American Enterprise Institute)
Conference Program Committee: Jaewoo Lee (Chair), Suman Basu, Rudolfs Bems, Ayhan Kose, Fabian Valencia (All IMF) and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (University of California at Berkeley and Editor of the IMF Economic Review).
Conference Coordinator: Tracey Lookadoo
Book launch and panel discussion
The Eleventh Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference will be followed by a book launch and panel discussion for the recently-published Macrofinancial Linkages: Trends, Crises, and Policies
(C. Crowe, S. Johnson, J. Ostry and J. Zettelmeyer, eds)
- Simon Johnson (MIT / Peterson Institute for International Economics)
- Carmen Reinhart (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
- Olivier Jeanne (Johns Hopkins University / Peterson Institute for International Economics)
4.30–5.45pm HQ1-01-704 (follow signs from the auditorium).
Refreshments to follow.