28th Annual Monetary Conference

Conference
November 18, 2010 8:00AM
Auditorium/1st floor/Wintergarden
Featuring Charles Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Carmen M. Reinhart, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland; Jerry L. Jordan, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; George S. Tavlas, Director-General, Bank of Greece; John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; and Manuel Sánchez, Vice Governor, Banco de México.

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Cato Institute 28th Annual Monetary Conference

Asset Bubbles and Monetary Policy


Thursday, November 18, 2010
F.A. Hayek Auditorium
Cato Institute
9:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.

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Conference Schedule

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION

9:00 - 9:05 a.m. WELCOMING REMARKS

James A. Dorn
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Cato Institute

9:05 - 9:45 a.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Jerry L. Jordan
Former President, Federal Reserve Bank
of Cleveland


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9:45 - 11:00 a.m. PANEL 1: IS MONETARY POLICY RESPONSIBLE FOR BUBBLES?

Moderator: William Poole
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Carmen M. Reinhart
Professor of Economics, University of Maryland

Gerald P. O’Driscoll Jr.
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Adam S. Posen
External Member, Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England,
and Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics


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11:00 - 11:15 a.m. BREAK

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PANEL 2: BUBBLES UNDER ALTERNATIVE MONETARY REGIMES

Moderator: Caroline Baum
Columnist, Bloomberg News

Steve H. Hanke
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and
Professor of Economics, The Johns Hopkins University

George S. Tavlas
Director General, Bank of Greece

Lawrence H. White
Mercatus Professor of Economics,
George Mason University

Kevin Dowd
Visiting Professor, Pensions Institute, Cass School of Business


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12:30 - 1:15 p.m. LUNCHEON

1:15 - 2:00 p.m. LUNCHEON ADDRESS

John B. Taylor
Professor of Economics, Stanford University


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2:00 - 3:15 p.m. PANEL 3: LESSONS FROM THE HOUSING/CREDIT BUBBLE

Moderator: Jeffrey A. Miron
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and
Senior Lecturer in Economics, Harvard University

Manuel Sánchez
Deputy Governor, Bank of Mexico

Peter J. Wallison
Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies,
American Enterprise Institute

Mark A. Calabria
Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute


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3:15 - 3:30 p.m. BREAK

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. PANEL 4: PREVENTING BUBBLES: REGULATION VS. MONETARY POLICY

Moderator: Mickey D. Levy
Chief Economist, Bank of America

Charles W. Calomiris
Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions,
Columbia University

David Malpass
President, Encima Global

Lawrence J. White
Arthur E. Imperatore Professor of Economics,
New York University


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4:30 - 5:15 p.m. CLOSING ADDRESS

Charles Plosser
President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia


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5:15 - 6:15 p.m. RECEPTION