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Factbox: 2021 Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium Agenda

The Teton Mountain Range is pictured from the windows of Jackson Lake Lodge during the three-day ‘Challenges for Monetary Policy’ conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, U.S. August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Crosby/File Photo

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Aug 26 (Reuters) – Here is the agenda for Friday’s Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and which will be held virtually for a second year due to COVID-19.

All times are US Eastern:

10:00 (1400 GMT) WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

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ESTHER L. GEORGE, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

OPENING REMARKS

JEROME H. POWELL, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

10.30 a.m. (2.30 p.m. GMT) MONETARY POLICY AND DIFFERENT SHOCKS

AUTHOR: VERONICA GUERRIERI, Professor, University of Chicago

SPEAKER: JING CYNTHIA WU, Associate Professor, University of Notre-Dame

10:55 a.m. (2:55 p.m. GMT) GENERAL DEBATE

11:15 a.m. (3:15 p.m. GMT) FISCAL POLICY AND UNEQUAL SHOCKS

AUTHOR: PIERRE-OLIVIER GOURINCHAS, Professor, University of California – Berkeley

SPEAKER: VALERIE A. RAMEY, Professor, University of California – San Diego

11:40 a.m. (3:40 p.m. GMT) GENERAL DEBATE

12:00 (1600 GMT) THE INTERACTION OF FISCAL AND MONETARY POLICIES

PANELIST: ALAN BLINDER, Professor, Princeton University

PANELIST: GITA GOPINATH, Economic Advisor and Director of the Research Department, International Monetary Fund

PANELIST: ERIC LEEPER, Professor, University of Virginia

12:45 p.m. (4:45 p.m. GMT) GENERAL DEBATE

13:00 (1700 GMT) ADJOURNMENT

14:00 (1800 GMT) REMARKS

DONALD KOHN, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

2:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. GMT) THE COVID SHOCK AND AN UNEQUAL LABOR MARKET

AUTHOR: AYŞEGÜL ŞAHIN, Professor, University of Texas – Austin

SPEAKER: BETSEY STEVENSON, Professor, University of Michigan

2:55 p.m. (6:55 p.m. GMT) GENERAL DEBATE

3:15 p.m. (7:15 p.m. GMT) LOW INTEREST RATES AND AN UNEQUAL ECONOMY

AUTHOR: AMIR SUFI, Professor, University of Chicago

SPEAKER: FATIH GUVENEN, Professor, University of Minnesota

15:40 (1940 GMT) GENERAL DEBATE

16:00 (2000 GMT) MONETARY POLICY IN AN UNEQUAL ECONOMY

PANELIST: MARKUS K. BRUNNERMEIER, Professor, Princeton University

PANELIST: KRISTIN J. FORBES, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PANELIST: MAURICE OBSTFELD, Professor, University of California – Berkeley

4:45 p.m. (8:45 p.m. GMT) GENERAL DEBATE

5:00 p.m. (21:00 GMT) ADJOURNMENT

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