Public Affairs Forum

Exploring national issues from an economic perspective

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta hosts a series of Public Affairs Forums featuring noted speakers who offer insightful economic perspectives on emerging public policy issues that affect the U.S. and regional economies. Academic, business, and civic leaders from Atlanta and surrounding areas are invited to engage in conversation and hear the speaker discuss the issues. Forum attendance is by invitation only.

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May 16, 2017
Honoring Public Debts: Who Is Accountable?
Thomas J. Sargent, Professor of Economics and Business, Stern School of Business, New York University

March 8
The Fintech Opportunity
Thomas Philippon, Professor of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University

February 2
The Federal Reserve and Lessons Learned from the Life of Alan Greenspan
Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations