Thursday, September 24, 2009

Shadow Open Market Committee Meeting

The SOMC will meet on September 30, 2009 from 12:30 to 5:15 PM , on appropriate exit policies for the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank’ and other leading central banks.

The meeting will begin with a panel discussion on pressing issues facing global monetary policies, featuring Donald Kohn, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve and Athanasios Orphanides, Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

A guest lecture will be presented by former SOMC member William Poole. Position papers will be presented by SOMC members Charles Calomiris, Michael Bordo, Bennett McCallum, Marvin Goodfriend, Gregory Hess, Mickey Levy and Anna Schwartz. The audience will be encouraged to participate in the discussions.

The meeting can be viewed live on the internet.

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