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2022 NABE Economic Policy Conference Archive:
Videos / Audio / Materials

All session materials, including slide presentations that are approved for distribution, video replays, and audio recordings are posted below.  

Monday, March 21   

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 | Slides
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
Phillip Swagel, Director, Congressional Budget Office
Moderator: Jeff Holland, Vice President, Research, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

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

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

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

C) Russia/Ukraine, Geopolitics, and the Energy Outlook | Audio
Robert McNally, Founder and President, Rapidan Energy Group | Slides
Edward Morse, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Research, Citi Group | Slides
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 | VideoSlides
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 | Audio
 Leon Fresco, Immigration Attorney, Holland & Knight | Slides
 Jeffrey Passel, Senior Demographer, Pew Research Center | Slides
 Madeline Zavodny, Professor of Economics, University of North Florida |Slides
 Moderator: Pia Orrenius, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

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

C) Managing the Fed's Balance Sheet: Beyond the Taper | Audio (Members Only)
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 | Slides

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 | Video
Dana Peterson, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist, and Leader of the Economy, Strategy & Finance Center, The Conference Board | Slides
Ayşegül Şahin, Richard J. Gonzalez Regents Chair in Economics, University of Texas at Austin; Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas | Slides
Moderator: Michael Horrigan, CBE, President, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Tuesday, March 22   


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 

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

A) Measuring Race in US Economic Statistics: What Do We Know? | Audio
John Abowd, Associate Director for Research and Methodology and Chief Scientist, U.S. Census Bureau | Slides
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 | Audio
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 | Audio
Robert Dietz, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Economics and Housing Policy, National Association of Home Builders | Slides
Laurie Goodman, Institute Fellow, The Urban Institute | Slides
Jenny Schuetz, Senior Fellow - Brookings Metro, Brookings Institution | Slides
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 | Slides
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 | Audio
Jeniffer Budoff, Budget Director, Council of the District of Columbia | Slides
Chris Christopher, Jr., CBE, Director, Economic Analysis and Research, Empire State Development
Gigi Moreno, Senior Economist, Southern California Association of Governments | Slides
Frederick Treyz, Chief Economist and CEO, REMI | Slides
Moderator: Peter Evangelakis, Vice President of Economics and Consulting, REMI

B) The Economics of Environmental Justice | Audio
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 | Audio
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 


2:45 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 | Slides
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 | Slides
Susan Schwab, Professor Emerita, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; former U.S. Trade Representative
Falan Yinug, Director of Economic Strategy, Qualcomm | Slides
Moderator: Aaron Terrazas, Director, Economic Research, Convoy

4:30 PM Adjournment

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