35th Annual NABE Economic Policy Conference
February 27-March 1, 2019 | Capital Hilton | Washington, DC

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Dr. Alan Greenspan is presented with the Paul A. Volcker Lifetime Acheivment Award for Economic Policy
The conference has concluded. Thank you to all who attended!

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Sustained economic growth sets the foundation for global prosperity and the promotion of democratic ideals and cooperation. The framework has been stressed recently in the face of trade tensions, eroding alliances, and rising economic nationalism. Arranged around the theme of “Promoting Global Growth and Domestic Economic Security,” NABE’s 35th Annual Economic Policy Conference provides a forum for policymakers, business leaders, and economists to engage in candid and practical discussions of the challenges faced in fiscal, monetary, and regulatory policy arenas, as well as the impacts on immigration and capital flows, budget deficits, and climate change, as these dual goals of growth and security are pursued globally.  

NABE is celebrating 60 years!

View scenes from last year's Policy Conference! 

Confirmed Speakers 

Bostic Clarida Dudley  Dynarski  Greenspan
Helper Krugman Liang  MacGuineas
Morici Posen  Rajan   Tucker Warner

Raphael Bostic, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Richard Clarida, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
William C. Dudley, former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Susan Dynarski, Professor of Public Policy, Education, and Economics, University of Michigan
Alan Greenspan, former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Keith Hall, Director, Congressional Budget Office
Susan Helper, Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics, Case Western Reserve University
Paul Krugman, Nobel Laureate and Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times
Nellie Liang, Miriam K. Carliner Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution; former Director of Financial Stability Division, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Peter Morici, Professor Emeritus, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics 
Raghuram Rajan, Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business; former Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Sir Paul Tucker, Chair, Systemic Risk Council; Research Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; former Deputy Governor, Bank of England
Senator Mark Warner, U.S. Senator, Commonwealth of Virginia



 Individuals who have earned the Certified Business Economist® (CBE) Certification are required to earn 30 continuing education credit hours every two years. The NABE Economic Policy  Conference qualifies for 15 continuing education credit hours. Please track your hours separately to be reported to NABE at the time of your renewal. CBEs are encouraged to track their  credit hours on the CBE Continuing Education Form, which can be downloaded from www.NABE.com/CBE.  

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Interested in becoming a sponsor or advertiser at the NABE Economic Policy Conference? 
 Download the sponsor packet. Questions? Contact Tom Beers, NABE Executive Director, at [email protected].

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9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Washington, DC 20036

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  • NABE Member Registration: $650
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