April 8, 2014, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2
A high level roundtable with the participation of First Deputy Managing Director, David Lipton, and senior monetary and fiscal experts from governments, academia, and the private sector. The event will be the highlight of the Fifth IMF Fiscal Forum—an annual meeting of senior officials from ministries of finance from the major economies in the world. Panelists will discuss the fiscal policy challenges and priorities as the global economy transitions to "normality." In particular, it will discuss the near-term challenges as monetary policy normalizes and assess the scope for fiscal policy to promote higher, equitable, and more inclusive growth in a challenging global environment.
First Deputy Managing Director,
President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
José De Gregorio
Professor, University of Chile
Former Central Bank Governor and Minister of Economy
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, UK
Chief Economist, Citigroup
Institute of International Finance