2019 US Monetary Policy Forum

February 22, 2019 – 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 2019 report, Prospects for Inflation with a High-Pressure Economy, presented by Peter Hooper (Deutsche Bank), Frederic Mishkin (Columbia University), and Amir Sufi (University of Chicago Booth School of Business).

The report will be discussed by the following:

Richard Clarida, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, gave the conference keynote address. (read speech)

The conference concluded with a panel discussion on the Future of the Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet that included:

The panel was moderated by Patrick Harker, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.