Conference jointly sponsored by the Bank of Canada, the Swiss National Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|Thursday, November 15|
David Altig, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|9:10||Session 1: Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interactions in Low Interest Rate Environments
Fiscal Multipliers under an Interest Rate Peg of Deterministic vs. Stochastic Duration"
|11:00||Session 2: Financial Stability and Fiscal Policy in Europe: The Examples of Spain and Switzerland (Presentations and Roundtable Discussion)
Jorge Sicilia, BBVA
Juan Rubio-Ramirez, Duke University
Daniel Heller, Swiss National Bank [Presentation]
|1:45||Session 3: Current Issues in Financial Stability and Monetary Policy
"The Liquidity Coverage Ratio and Monetary Policy Implementation"
"Repos, Fire Sales, and Bankruptcy Policy"
|3:30||Session 4: Interactions Between Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, and Financial Policy (Presentations and Roundtable Discussion)
Participants: James Bullard, President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Allan Crawford, Adviser to the Governor, Bank of Canada; and Thomas Moser, Member, Enlarged Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank
|6:30||Reception, New Orleans Branch building|
|8:00||Presentation and general discussion
Dennis Lockhart, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta