Wednesday, August 21, 2019

News from Amazon

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Macro Policy Seminar

This fall, Ben Friedman and I are organizing the Macro Policy seminar in the Harvard economics department. (I am taking over this role from Marty Feldstein, who recently passed away.) Some local blog readers might enjoy attending.

The seminar will meet on Tuesday afternoons, from 1:30 to 2:45, in Littauer M-15Here is the schedule of speakers.

September 3                Kevin Warsh (former governor, Federal Reserve System)

September 10              Jim Stock (Harvard economics department)

September 17              Larry Ball (Johns Hopkins)

September 24              Arvind Subramanian (Kennedy School; former chief economic adviser, Government of India)

October 1                    Ioana Petrescu (former finance minister, Romania)

October 8                    Steve Cecchetti (Brandeis; former chief economist, Bank of International Settlements)

October 15                  Ignazio Angeloni (Kennedy School; former supervisory board member, ECB)

October 22                  Matt Weinzierl (HBS)

October 29                  Ivan Werning (MIT)

November 5                Philippe Andrade (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)

November 12              Karen Dynan (Harvard economics department)

November 19              Robert Lawrence (Kennedy School)

November 26              No meeting – Thanksgiving break

December 3                 Jeff Frankel (Kennedy School)

Friday, August 09, 2019

The Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff

Click here to read my column in Sunday's NY Times.