2013 US Monetary Policy Forum

February 22, 2013 – New York

This annual conference brings together academics, market economists and policy makers. The conference is sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


The conference began with the 2013 report on how concerns over fiscal solvency affect current monetary policy. The report titled, "Crunch Time: Fiscal Crises and the Role of Monetary Policy," is written by James Hamilton (San Diego), Frederic Mishkin (Columbia), David Greenlaw (Morgan Stanley), and Peter Hooper (Deutsche Bank)..

Executive Summary for this year's report »

The report was discussed by the following:

The lunch address titled, "The Fiscal Challenge Ahead," was given by N. Gregory Mankiw from Harvard University.

The conference concluded with a panel discussion on US fiscal problems and potential solutions moderated by Zanny Minton Beddoes (The Economist).

 The full participant list is available here.