The Cato Institute is pleased to host the Shadow Open Market Committee Meeting
Exit Policies for Sound Central Banking
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
The Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Avenue
NW Washington, D.C. 20001
Registration and Sign-In: 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 12:30 p.m.
SOMC Position Papers: 2:00 p.m.
Lecture: 4:30 p.m.
Reception to follow
The SOMC would like to invite you to a September 30, 2009, symposium on appropriate exit policies for the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank' and other leading central banks. This 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 and Mickey Levy. The audience will be encouraged to participate in the discussions.
Donald Kohn, Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve Board
Athanasios Orphanides, Governor, Central Bank of Cyprus, and Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank
William Poole, Exit Policies from the Financial Crisis—To What?
Marvin Goodfriend and Bennett McCallum
Exiting Credit Policy to Preserve Sound Monetary Policy
Macroeconomic Policies and the Economy
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