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Janet Yellen Speech:  

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Charts and Figures | Accessible Version



Bloomberg: “Yellen Warns Fed of Moving Too Gradually on Rates” (1:46)

CNBC: “Fed Chair Yellen: Rate Hike Schedule Not Set in Stone” (4:13)

“Inflation Data Is Very Noisy Month to Month” (3:33)
“Fed Chair Yellen: There Will Be Some Upward Pressure as Balance Sheet Shrinks”

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Sunday, September 24

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Mackintosh speech (2017 NABE Presidential Address) 
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Van Reenen
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Monday, September 25

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Zhang speech (link)

Tuesday, September 26

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Feldstein speech (Text)
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Kolinski Morris
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Yellen Speech/Q&A:  

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Sessions are listed in alpha order by title.  Click on session title to listen.

$26 Oil and Hurricane Harvey: What's Next for Houston? 
Patrick Jankowski, Senior Vice President, Research, Greater Houston Partnership

A View from KeyCorp
Beth Mooney, Chairman and CEO, KeyCorp
Moderator: Constance Hunter, CBE, Chief Economist, KPMG

A View from the Cleveland Clinic
Toby Cosgrove, CEO, Cleveland Clinic
Moderator: Paul Hughes-Cromwick, CBE, Center for Sustainable Health Spending, Altarum

A View from the Trump Administration
Mick Mulvaney, Director, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
Moderator: Lynn Reaser, CBE, Chief Economist, Point Loma Nazarene University

Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance
Lord Adair Turner, former Chairman, UK Financial Services Authority; Chairman, Institute for New Economic Thinking
Moderator: Rich Brown, CBE, Chief Economist, Associate Director, Division of Insurance and Research, FDIC

Blockchain as a Disruptor: Implications for Central Banks, Governments, and Businesses
Presented by CFA Society Cleveland and NABE         
David Andolfatto, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Christopher Calicott, Managing Director, Trammell Venture Partners
Pete Martin, CEO, Votem
Moderator: Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, CBE, Director of Research - Global Asset Allocation, Fidelity

Business Perspectives on the Economic Outlook
Gary R. Heminger, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Richard Smucker, Executive Chairman, J.M. Smucker Corporation
Moderator: Mark Schweitzer, Senior Vice President, External Outreach & Regional Analytics, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Commercial Real Estate in a  Changing Economy
Jim Costello, Senior Vice President, Real Capital Analytics
Prashant Tewari, Chief Investment Strategist, Townsend Group   
Moderator: Sara Rutledge, Director of Research, NCREIF

Drivers of Political Shifts Across Advanced Economies
Peter K. Schott, Juan Trippe Professor of Economics, Yale School of Management
Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and Charles M. Harper Faculty Fellow, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Moderator: Sree Ramaswamy, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute

Future of Work and the Impact of Automation (NBER Session)
David J. Deming, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Professor of Education and Economics, Harvard Graduate School of Education
John Van Reenen, Professor of Applied Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management
Moderator: Jack Kleinhenz, CBE, Chief Economist, National Retail Federation

Global Economic Challenges and Opportunities
Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Moderator: Manuel Balmaseda, CBE, Global Chief Economist, CEMEX

Global Outlook

Gregory Daco, Chief U.S. Economist, Oxford Economics
Sara Johnson, CBE, Economics Executive Director, IHS Markit
Adolfo Laurenti, CBE, Global Economist, Research Division, Bank J. Safra Sarasin
Moderator: Loretta Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Luncheon with Austan Goolsbee

Austan D. Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Introduction/Moderator: Nela Richardson, Chief Economist, Redfin

Luncheon & Presentation of the 2017 Adam Smith Award

Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Role of Central Banks
Raghuram Rajan, former Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Introduction: Stuart Mackintosh, CBE, 2016-17 NABE President; Executive Director, The Group of Thirty 

Measuring the Economy with New Data
Alberto Cavallo, Co-founder, Billion Prices Project, Professor of Information Technology and Management, MIT
John Han, Head of Research and Analysis, Orbital Insight
Moderator: Jed Kolko, Chief Economist, Indeed

NABE Outlook

Mine Yücel, CBE, 2016-17 NABE Vice President; Senior Vice President and Research Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

NABE Presidential Address: Business Economics in a Post-Truth Era
Stuart Mackintosh, CBE, 2016-17 NABE President; Executive Director, The Group of Thirty 

New Platforms and Business Models and the Changing Capital Structure of Housing
Igor Popov, Economist, Airbnb
Nela Richardson, Chief Economist, Redfin
James (Jim) Riccitelli, Co-CEO, Unison Home Ownership
Moderator: Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research, National Association of REALTORS®

Outlook for Tax Reform
Martin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Moderator: Stuart G. Hoffman, CBE, Senior Economic Advisor, The PNC Financial Services Group

Outlook for the Global Supply Chain in the Decade Ahead 
Thomas W. Derry, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
Mike A. Jackson, Executive Director, Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA)
Susan Helper, Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics, Case Western Reserve University
Moderator: Martha Moore, CBE, Senior Director for Policy Analysis and Economics, American Chemistry Council

Peak Oil Demand: Timing and Implications
Antoine Halff, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University
Ken Medlock, Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy
Scott Nyquist, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Moderator: Marianne Kah, Chief Economist, ConocoPhilips

Planes, Cranes, and Automobiles: Future of Manufacturing

Nicolas Clerc, Chief Economist, Caterpillar
Jan Hogrefe, Chief Economist, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Emily Kolinski Morris, CBE, Chief Economist, Ford Motor Company
Moderator: Arun Raha, CBE, Chief Economist, Eaton Corporation

Policy Implications of Global Demographic Changes

Karen Dynan, former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist, U.S. Treasury Department; Professor of the Practice, Harvard University 
Jason Fichtner, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Moderator: Julia Coronado, President and Founder, MacroPolicy Perspectives, LLC

Prioritizing Infrastructure Investment
Chad Shirley, Deputy Assistant Director, Microeconomic Studies Division, Congressional Budget Office
Adie Tomer, Head of The Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative, The Brookings Institution             
Frederick Treyz, CEO and Chief Economist, Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI)
Moderator: Ken Simonson, Chief Economist, The Associated General Contractors of America

Productivity in the Healthcare Sector: Can We Boost It?
Mikkael Sekeres, Director, Leukemia Program; Vice-Chair for Clinical Research, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
Mark Votruba, Associate Professor, Center for Healthcare Research and Policy, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Moderator: Sarah House, Economist, Wells Fargo Securities

Regional Perspectives on the Future of Global Trade
Peter Hall, Chief Economist, Export Development Canada
Roger Josefsson, Chief Economist, Macrobond
Arup Raha, Chief Economist and Head of Research, RHB Banking Group
Moderator: Kevin Swift, CBE, Chief Economist, American Chemistry Council

The Changing Face of U.S. Retail: Consumers, Employees, Technologies  
Bala Ganesh, Vice President, Marketing, UPS
Stephen Laughlin, Vice President & General Manager, Global Consumer Industry, IBM
Linda Vytlacil, Vice President, Retail Analytics, Walmart Stores, Inc.
Moderator: Jack Kleinhenz, CBE, Chief Economist, National Retail Federation

The Rise of the Economists: The Pivotal Roles Played by Economists at Tech Firms
Carolyn Evans, Senior Data Scientist, Intel Corporation
Igor Popov, Economist, Airbnb
Steve Tadelis, Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy, Haas School of Business - UC Berkeley
Moderator: Issi Romem, Chief Economist, BuildZoom

The Shift to a Smaller Fed Balance Sheet: Mechanics and Impact
Seth Carpenter, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, UBS
Julie Remache, ‎Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York 
Moderator: Ellen Zentner, Managing Director, Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

Tools of Advanced Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

Kenneth Sanford, U.S. Lead Analytics Architect, Dataiku

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