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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 20
The Federal Reserve as a Lender of Last Resort: An Historical Perspective
Michael D. Bordo, Board of Governors Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial History, Rutgers University

March 12
Behavioral Economics: Too Much Influence on Policy?
Glenn Harrison, C.V. Starr Chair of Risk Management and Insurance and Director, Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk, Georgia State University
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