SOMC Spring Symposium


Beyond the Short Run: A Framework for Long-Run Monetary Policy
with keynote speaker Charles Plosser,
President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Position papers addressing global monetary and fiscal policy and banking regulations will be presented by SOMC members Michael Bordo, Charles Calomiris, Gregory Hess, Marvin Goodfriend, Mickey Levy and Bennett McCallum. Audience participation will be encouraged.

Position Papers

The Prospects for Inflation Ahead
by Michael Bordo, Rutgers University

Congressional Oversight of the Federal Reserve
by Marvin Goodfriend, Carnegie Mellon University

The Dueling Mandate
by Gregory Hess, Claremont McKenna College

Evaluating QEII: A Rationale to Exit
by Mickey Levy, Bank of America

Monetary Standards and the US Constitution
by Bennett McCallum, Carnegie Mellon University

Monetary Policy and the Behavior of Banks: Lessons from the 1930s for the 2010s
by Charles Calomiris (Columbia University)

Are Delays to the Foreclosure Process a Good Thing?
by Charles Calomiris (Columbia University) and Eric Higgins