Bernanke's First Press Conference: AEI Scholars Available to Comment

On the occasion of the first-ever press conference by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday, April 27, the following AEI scholars will be available to comment:

John Makin, AEI Resident Scholar
A former consultant to the U.S. Treasury Department, the Congressional Budget Office, and the International Monetary Fund, John Makin has written extensively on the Federal Reserve's decision to implement a second round of quantitative easing. Makin also writes AEI's monthly Economic Outlook.
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Assistant: [email protected] (202.862.5883)

Allan Meltzer, AEI Visiting Scholar
The author of the definitive two-volume History of the Federal Reserve, Meltzer has been a member of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board, an acting member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, and a consultant to the U.S. Treasury Department and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
[email protected] (412.268.2282)

Vincent Reinhart, AEI Resident Scholar
A former director of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Monetary Affairs, Reinhart worked on domestic and international aspects of U.S. monetary policy at the Fed for more than two decades.
[email protected] (202.419.5203)
Assistant: [email protected] (202.862.5852)

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