Archives - 2020

September 30, 2020 – New York, NY

Position Papers


The Economic Impact of the Fed’s Corporate Bond Programs in Mitigating the Covid-19 Pandemic
by Michael Bordo, Rutgers University and Hoover Institution

Strengthening the Federal Reserve’s Governance
by Andrew Levin, Dartmouth College

End Interest on Bank Reserves
Peter Ireland, Boston College

The Murky Future of Monetary Policy
Mickey D. Levy, Berenberg Capital Markets and Charles Plosser, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Why the Fed Should Issue a Policy Framework for Credit Policy
Kathryn Judge, Harvey J. Goldschmid Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

March 6, 2020 – New York, NY

Position Papers

Opening Remarks
by Mickey Levy, Berenberg Capital Markets, LLC

SOMC Panel Communication and Transparency
by Gregory D. Hess, Wabash College

Monetary Policy Rules: SOMC History and a Recent Case Study
by Peter N. Ireland, Boston College

Fed Communications As a Risk Indicator
by Charles W. Calomiris, Columbia University

Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst: The Federal Reserve’s Monetary Toolbox for Mitigating Severe Adverse Shocks
by Andrew Levin, Dartmouth College

A Professor’s Tribute to a Prize Student
by William Poole, Mises Institute & former President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Panel on Federal Reserve transparency at a Shadow Open Market Committee conference honoring Marvin Goodfriend
by Donald Kohn, The Brookings Institution and former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board