In this morning's mail. And drat--it happens after school starts for the kids:
The Greenspan Era: Lessons for the Future
A Symposium Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, August 25-27, 2005
Friday August 26: Chair: Roger Ferguson (FRB)
Alan Blinder (Princeton) and Ricardo Reis (Princeton), "Economic Performance in the Greenspan Era: The Evolution of Events and Ideas." Discussants: Alan Meltzer (Carnegie-Mellon), John Taylor (Stanford).
Robert Hall (Stanford), "Business Cycle Dynamics and Monetary Policy." Discussants: Charles Bean (Bank of England), Greg Mankiw (Harvard).
Sebastian Edwards, "Current Account Imbalances: How Will They End?" Discussants: Barry Eichengreen (Berkeley), Catherine Mann (IIE).
Robert Rubin (Citigroup), Lunch.
Saturday August 27: Chair: Malcolm Knight (BIS)
Raghuram Rajan (IMF), "Financial Marketws, Financial Fragility, and Central Banking." Discussants: Donald Kohn (FRB), Hyun Hong Shin (LSE).
Michael Woodford (Princeton), "Central Bank Transparency and Monetary Policy." Discussant: Tiff Macklem (Bank of Canada).
Kazumasa Iwata (Bank of Japan), Mervyn King (Bank of England), Jean-Claude Trichet (ECB), "Monetary Policy Strategies: A Central Bank Panel."
Alan Greenspan (FRB), "Reflections on Central Banking."