Conferences & Events
Public Affairs ForumExploring 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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Cuba and the United States: What's Next?
Carlos Alzugaray Treto, Professor, University of Havana
The Timeline of Presidential Elections
Christopher Wlezien, Hogg Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin
The Monetary Costs of Dementia: Today and in the Future
Michael D. Hurd, Director and Senior Principal Researcher, RAND Center for the Study of Aging
The Economics of Creativity: Markets and Modern Art (Atlanta)
David W. Galenson, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
Shoring Up the Economic Future of the Mississippi River (New Orleans)
Dominik Knoll, Chief Executive Officer, World Trade Center New Orleans
David Batker, Chief Economist and Executive Director, Earth Economics
Not So Ancient History: Exploring Familiar Themes in Banking Crises (Atlanta)
Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
Where Government Meets Business: Exploring the Infrastructure of Public-Private Partnerships (Miami)
Richard Geddes, Associate Professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management
Unraveling the Sharing Economy: How Airbnb and Uber Are Transforming American Business (Atlanta)
Arun Sundararajan, Professor, Information, Operations, and Management Sciences
New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business