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Tuesday, December 10, 2019



Highlights

“Global Financial Markets, China and the U.S.” remarks by Lawrence Goodman at The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, China (November 20, 2019).

“Summary Remarks / Shanghai Research and Development Foundation conference” by Lawrence Goodman at the Paradigm Shifts in Global Finance Conference in Shanghai, China (November 19, 2019).

Monetary Policy Paradigm Shifts remarks by Lawrence Goodman at the Paradigm Shifts in Global Finance Conference in Shanghai, China (November 18, 2019).

“Lessons for Today from Bretton Woods Yesterday” Keynote Address by Lawrence Goodman at the 8th International Conference "The Austrian School of Economics in the 21st Century at Oesterreichishe Nationalbank, OeNB in Austria (November 13, 2019).

CFS Special Counselor and Johns Hopkins professor Steve Hanke delivers the John Ise Distinguished Lecture at the University of Kansas - moderated by CFS Director of Advances in Monetary and Financial Measurement.

CFS IN THE NEWS

Future of the Global Monetary and Financial System: 75 years after Bretton Woods - A gathering of high-level personalities from all over the world evaluated extraordinary monetary policies, spillovers, financial innovation, and the IMF. View Summary.

Just before Bretton Woods: The Atlantic City Conference - CFS senior fellow Kurt Schuler spoke at an event organized by the Treasury Historical Association.

Latest Research

The Monetary Policy Challenge

Jacques de Larosière shares his latest thinking on inflation targets and the unintended consequences from excessively accommodative monetary policy.  More

Monetary Policy Paradigm Shifts

Lawrence Goodman presents on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), three policy miscalculations since 2002, and solutions to reverse skewed investment incentives at the Paradigm Shifts in Global Finance Conference in Shanghai, China.  More

CFS Divisia M4, which is the broadest and most important measure of money, grew by 6.6% in October 2019 on a year-over-year basis versus 5.9% in September.   October Data Release

Monetary Policy Realities Facing the ECB, Fed and BoJ: More Easing Won't Stimulate Economies

Mickey Levy - Berenberg Capital Markets and Shadow Open Market Committee member - digs into monetary transmission channels to assess growth implications and considers the risks of excessive reliance on monetary easing.  More

CFIUS and Silicon Valley: We’re Still Trying to Find a Cure!

Charles Schott addresses the history of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and a host of new issues for regulatory balance, technology and venture capital.  More


 
 
Events
 
Future of the Global Monetary and Financial System:
75 years after Bretton Woods

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The conference commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods agreement by gathering high-level personalities from all over the world to evaluate extraordinary monetary policies, spillovers, financial innovation, and the IMF.

Please see more about the roundtable agenda or summary.

 
The Global Financial Crisis: Lessons for the Future

This conference, co-sponsored by CFS, the Central Bank of Iceland and the University of Iceland, examined the causes of the 2008 crisis, regulatory responses, and lessons for the future.

Please see more about the conference including program and presentations.

 
Bank of England Conference in Honor of William A. Barnett

Discussions at the “Financial Services Indices, Liquidity and Economic Activity” conference focused on understanding and assessing the macroeconomic implications of liquidity, the liquidity creation process, and the impacts of liquidity on financial markets and economic activity.

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Bretton Woods 2014 gathered prominent leaders from government, business, and academia in a working-group environment to focus on the future of finance and the international monetary system. Please see more about the conference to see other remarks, presentations, and photos from the conference.

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