Tuesday, October 26, 2010

IMF Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference

The IMF Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference will be on November 4-5, 2010, at the IMF headquarters in Washington, D.C. The theme of this year's conference is "Macroeconomic and Financial Policies after the Crisis." This year will mark the 11th anniversary of the conference with an outstanding list of presenters and discussants in the program. Anil Kashyap will deliver the Mundell-Fleming lecture on "The Macroprudential Toolkit." The conference will conclude with a policy panel on "Macro-Prudential Regulation" chaired by José Viñals and featuring discussions by Viral Acharya, Markus Brunnermeier, Donald Kohn, and Vincent Reinhart.

The link below will take you to the conference web page -- as the conference papers are received, they will be made available here.


The conference is intended to provide a forum for discussing innovative research in economics, undertaken both by IMF staff and by outside economists, and to facilitate the exchange of views among researchers and policymakers. If you plan to attend the conference, please register online using the attached link (registration will include all conference sessions, the Mundell-Fleming Lecture, and the Economic Forum). The deadline for registration is Friday, October 29, 2010. Registered attendees will be required to present photo identification on entering the IMF at the Visitor Center entrance at 700 19th Street, N.W. Washington D.C.
Look forward to seeing you at the conference.

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