Policy Responses to Crises
IMF Economic Forum
Date: NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Venue: HQ2 Conference Hall 1
1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.
Financial crises often require immediate and comprehensive policy responses, call for major changes in financial sector policies, and can compel global coordination of policies. The Economic Forum discussed optimal policy responses to mitigate the adverse effects of crises.
|Policy Responses to Crises|
Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF Research Department
Olivier Blanchard is the Economic Counsellor and Director of IMF Research Department
|BEN BERNANKE |
Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Ben S. Bernanke is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Distinguished Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Stanley Fischer is a Distinguished Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, he was the Governor of the Bank of Israel from 2005 to 2013.
Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University
Kenneth Rogoff is Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. From 2001–2003, Rogoff served as Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund.
|LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS
Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University
Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University
Conference Organizing Committee: M. Ayhan Kose (Conference Chair, IMF; Co-Editor, IMF Economic Review), Suman Basu, Mai Dao, Davide Furceri, and Rafael Portillo, (All IMF) and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (Editor of the IMF Economic Review; University of California, Berkeley).
Conference Coordinator: Tracey Lookadoo