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.
jmakin@aei.org
Assistant: jack.bannister@aei.org (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.
ameltzer@aei.org (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.
vincent.reinhart@aei.org (202.419.5203)
Assistant: rohan.poojara@aei.org (202.862.5852)

For additional help in reaching any of the above scholars, please contact Hampton Foushee at hampton.foushee@aei.org (202.862.5806).

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