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 12
Not So Ancient History: Exploring Familiar Themes in Banking Crises
Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University

April 16
Where Government Meets Business: Exploring the Infrastructure of Public-Private Partnerships
Richard Geddes, Associate Professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management
Cornell University

March 11
Unraveling the Sharing Economy: How Airbnb and Uber Are Transforming American Business
Arun Sundararajan, Professor, Information, Operations, and Management Sciences
New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business