Please join the Journal of Financial Services Research and American Enterprise Institute at a conference honoring Anna Schwartz. Over the past four decades, Dr. Schwartz has made countless major contributions to economic and financial policy. This conference will feature keynote addresses by Alan Greenspan, Martin Feldstein, and Allan Meltzer. In addition, a group of internationally known policymakers and academics will discuss Dr. Schwartz’s influence on economic and financial history, banking and monetary policy, and international economic and financial policy.
Registration Fee: $100
|Friday, April 14, 2000|
Christopher DeMuth, AEI
Alan Greenspan, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Robert Eisenbeis, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"History of the Journal of Financial Services Research"
|Anna Schwartz's Influence on Economic and Financial History|
Robert Eisenbeis, Federal Research Bank
"Sound Money and Sound Financial Policy"
Michael Bordo, Rutgers University
"Lessons from Financial Crises"
|Randall S. Kroszner, University of Chicago|
|Discussants:||Charles W. Calomiris, Columbia University, AEI|
|Forrest Capie, City University, London|
|Chair:||Haluk Unal, University of Maryland|
|Papers:||"Is Banking Regulation Necessary?"|
|George Benston, Emory University|
|"The Lender of Last Resort Reconsidered"|
|Geoffrey Wood, City University, London|
|Discussants:||Franklin Edwards, Columbia University|
|George Kaufman, Loyola University Chicago|
|Introduction:||George Kaufman, Loyola University, Chicago|
|Speaker:||Martin Feldstein, National Bureau of Economic Research and Harvard University|
|Saturday, April 15, 2000|
|8:30-10:15 a.m.||Monetary Policy|
|Jerry Jordan, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland|
|"Predicting the Market's Knowledge of Monetary Policy"|
|William Poole and Robert Rasche, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis|
|Discussant:||Charles Goodhart, Bank of England|
|10:30-12:15 p.m.||International Economic and Financial Policy|
|Chair:||Anthony Santomero, University of Pennsylvania|
|Papers:||"International Financial Architecture"|
|Edward Kane, Boston College|
|"The Rise and Fall of Foreign Exchange Market Intervention as a Policy Tool"|
|Anna Schwartz, National Bureau of Economic Research|
|Discussants:||Richard J. Herring, University of Pennsylvania|
|James Lothian, Fordham University|
|Introduction:||Peter J. Wallison, AEI|
|Speaker:||Allan H. Meltzer, Carnegie-Mellon University, AEI|
"Anna Schwartz: Policy Wonk"