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22/04/2013 : Transatlantic Economic Interdependence and Policy Challenges

Transatlantic Economic Interdependence and Policy Challenges

A Conference Jointly Organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the European Commission's Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs

Venue: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, USA

07:45-08:30     Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:30-08:45     Opening Remarks by William C. Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

08:45-09:00     Opening Remarks by H.E. Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

09:00-10:30     Session I - Transatlantic Macro-Financial Linkages: The Ties that Bind

Chair:  Marco Buti, Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission


  • Richard Clarida, Columbia University
  • John Lipsky, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
  • Athanasios Orphanides, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10:30-11:15       Coffee Break

11:15-12:45       Session II - Macroeconomic Developments and Policy Challenges in the United States and Europe

Chair:  Donald Kohn, Brookings Institution


  • Giancarlo Corsetti, University of Cambridge
  • Mickey Levy, Economic Advisor
  • Jean Pisani-Ferry, Bruegel
  • Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley

12:45-14:00      Lunch

14:00-14:30      Keynote Speech by Olli Rehn, Vice-President, European Commission

14:45-16:15      Session III - Transatlantic Dimensions of Financial Reform

Chair:  Paul Volcker, Former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


  • Sheila Bair, Systemic Risk Council
  • Sarah Dahlgren, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Andrea Enria, European Banking Authority

16:30                Adjourn



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