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Updated: March 17, 2022


Sunday, March 20

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Welcome Reception 
The Ritz-Carlton 


Monday, March 21   

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast 

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM  Monetary Policy Amid Global Uncertainty
Raphael Bostic, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Moderator: Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

8:50 AM - 9:25 AM Economic Update and Policy Priorities
Cecilia Rouse, Chair, President's Council of Economic Advisers
Moderator: George Kahn, CBE, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (retired)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Perspectives on U.S. Fiscal Policy
Wendy Edelberg, Director of The Hamilton Project and Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
Phillip Swagel, Director, Congressional Budget Office
Moderator: Jeff Holland, Vice President, Research, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Networking Break  

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions I

A) Has There Been Explosive Growth in Entrepreneurship in the Pandemic?
John Haltiwanger, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland
Holly Wade, Executive Director, NFIB Research Center
Moderator: Daniel Brown, CBE, Regulatory Economist, U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy

B) Comparing the COVID Job Recovery Globally
William Beach, Commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Julia Coronado, NABE Vice President; Founder and President, MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC
Ekkehard Ernst, Chief Macroeconomist, International Labour Organization
Moderator: Maurine Haver, CBE, Founder and President, Haver Analytics

C) Russia/Ukraine, Geopolitics, and the Energy Outlook
Robert McNally, Founder and President, Rapidan Energy Group
Edward Morse, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Research, Citi Group
Moderator: Marianne Kah, Adjunct Senior Research Scholar and Advisory Board Member, Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Luncheon 
Jerome Powell, Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Moderator: Constance Hunter, CBE, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Strategy & ESG, AIG

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM Concurrent Sessions II

A) Immigration Policy and Workforce Dynamics
 Leon Fresco, Immigration Attorney, Holland & Knight
 Jeffrey Passel, Senior Demographer, Pew Research Center
 Madeline Zavodny, Professor of Economics, University of North Florida
 Moderator: Pia Orrenius, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

B) Longer-Run U.S. Productivity Outlook
John Fernald, Schroders Chaired Professor of European Competitiveness and Reform and Professor of Economics, INSEAD
Lucia Foster, Chief of the Center for Economic Studies and Chief Economist, U.S. Census Bureau
Alex He, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Maryland
Moderator: Claudia Sahm, Director, Macroeconomic Research, Jain Family Institute

C) Managing the Fed's Balance Sheet: Beyond the Taper
Mark Cabana, Managing Director and Head of U.S. Rates Strategy, Bank of America Global Research
Bill English, Professor in the Practice of Finance, Yale School of Management
Brian Sack, Director of Global Economics, The D.E. Shaw Group
Moderator: Kathy Bostjancic, Chief U.S. Economist, Oxford Economics

2:40 PM - 3:10 PM Networking Break  

3:10 PM - 4:05 PM  Monetary Policy and Inflation
Seth Carpenter, Global Chief Economist, Morgan Stanley
Paul Krugman, Nobel Laureate; Columnist, New York Times
Moderator: Elaine Buckberg, Chief Economist, General Motors

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM Is this Full Employment? Assessing Global Labor Force Dynamics
Dana Peterson, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist, and Leader of the Economy, Strategy & Finance Center, The Conference Board
Ayşegül Şahin, Richard J. Gonzalez Regents Chair in Economics, University of Texas at Austin; Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Moderator: Michael Horrigan, CBE, President, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Reception 
The Ritz-Carlton

6:45 PM - 8:45 PM Small Group Dinners - Pre-Registration Required (sign-up link in conference registration confirmation email)
Area Restaurants

Tuesday, March 22   

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Continental  Breakfast 

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM  Policies to Ensure Inclusive Growth and Reduced Inequality
Petra Hansson, Economic Counselor, Embassy of Sweden 
Anu Madgavkar, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute
William E. Spriggs, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO; Professor of Economics, Howard University
Moderator: Mark Palim, Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist, Fannie Mae

8:50 AM - 9:25 AM  Political Outlook
Charlie Cook, Founder and Contributor, The Cook Political Report
Moderator: Diane Swonk, CBE, Chief Economist, Grant Thornton

9:30 AM - 10:20 AM   The Role of Policy in the Transition to Lower CO2 Emissions
Mark Carney, Vice Chair and Head of Transition Investing, Brookfield Asset Management; former Governor of the Banks of England and Canada
David Turk, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
Moderator: Justin Worland, Senior Correspondent, TIME

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM Networking Break  

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM Concurrent Sessions III

A) Measuring Race in US Economic Statistics: What Do We Know?
John Abowd, Associate Director for Research and Methodology and Chief Scientist, U.S. Census Bureau
Camille Busette, Director of Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative, Brookings Institution
Mark Hugo Lopez, Director of Race and Ethnicity Research, Pew Research Center
Moderator: Sonya Waddell, Vice President and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

B) Workforce Challenges Facing U.S. Manufacturers
Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist, IPC; President, Avrio Institute
Heather Ashton Manolian, Senior Manager and Manufacturing Research Leader, Center for Industry Insights, Deloitte 
Moderator/Presenter: Chad Moutray, CBE, Chief Economist, National Association for Manufacturers

C) Innovative Housing Supply Solutions: Addressing the Affordability Gap
Robert Dietz, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Economics and Housing Policy, National Association of Home Builders
Laurie Goodman, Institute Fellow, The Urban Institute
Jenny Schuetz, Senior Fellow - Brookings Metro, Brookings Institution
Moderator: Pete Carroll, Executive for Public Policy & Industry Relations, CoreLogic

11:50 AM -1:20 PM Luncheon and Presentation of the Paul A. Volcker Lifetime Achievement Award for Economic Policy
Mark Carney, Vice Chair and Head of Transition Investing, Brookfield Asset Management; former Governor of the Banks of England and Canada
Moderator: David Altig, NABE President; Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Concurrent Sessions IV

A) Inflation, Inequality, and Regional Economics
Jeniffer Budoff, Budget Director, Council of the District of Columbia
Chris Christopher, Jr., CBE, Director, Economic Analysis and Research, Empire State Development
Gigi Moreno, Senior Economist, Southern California Association of Governments
Frederick Treyz, Chief Economist and CEO, REMI
Moderator: Peter Evangelakis, Vice President of Economics and Consulting, REMI

B) The Economics of Environmental Justice
Catherine Hausman, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Shally Venugopal, Principal, Vivid Economics
Moderator: Dana PetersonExecutive Vice President, Chief Economist, and Leader of the Economy, Strategy & Finance Center, The Conference Board

C) War in Ukraine: Economic Repercussions and Geopolitical Consequences
Keith Darden, Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University
William Reinsch, Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Moderator: Kenneth Kim, CBE, Senior Economist, KPMG

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Networking Break

2:45 PM - 3:35 PM Prospects for Central Bank Digital Currencies
Nellie Liang, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Hyun Song Shin, Economic Advisor and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements
Moderator: Julia Coronado, NABE Vice President; Founder and President, MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM Overcoming Supply Chain Bottlenecks Amid Geopolitical Uncertainties
Phil Levy, Chief Economist, Flexport
Susan Schwab, Professor Emerita, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; former U.S. Trade Representative
Falan Yinug, Director of Economic Strategy, Qualcomm
Moderator: Aaron Terrazas, Director, Economic Research, Convoy

4:30 PM Adjournment

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