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IC20 Central Banks: Crisis Panacea?

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Mon, Oct 12, 2020


The global downturn triggered by COVID-19 has highlighted the increasingly essential crisis-fighting role of central banks, which have deployed a range of traditional and innovative tools to stabilize financial markets. Going forward, which policy levers will be most effective and how can central banks best coordinate?

Janet Yellen, Distinguished Fellow in Residence, Brookings Institution and Former Chair, Federal Reserve Board
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Chairman, Société Générale and Former Executive Board Member, European Central Bank
William C. Dudley (Moderator), Senior Research Scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies at Princeton University and Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York