Annual Conference

The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance’s Annual Conference brings together preeminent researchers, policy experts and market practitioners from across the globe to exchange ideas and shed new light on the most pressing economic issues of our time.  The conference also exposes our students to a range of economic expertise and provides them with the opportunity to interact with leading academics and policy makers.

The conference is open to the public. It is broadcasted live, video-taped for later viewing and all papers and slides are available on our website.

Feb 22 & 23, 2018 conference:

2018 - The Future of Globalization: Trade, Finance and Politics
Keynote Speaker:
Dani Rodrik, Harvard University

Past Annual Conferences:

2017 — Escalating Risks: China’s Economy, Society & Financial System
Keynote Speaker:
Nicholas Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Finance

2016 — Financial Innovation and the Macro Economy
Keynote Speaker:
Lord Adair Turner, Institute for New Economic Thinking

2015 — Finance, Inequality and Long-Run Growth
Keynote Speaker:
Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard University

2014 — Consumption and Finance
Keynote Speaker:
Robert E. Hall, Stanford University

2013 — Understanding the Economic Slump
Keynote Speaker:
Anne Krueger, Johns Hopkins University

2012 — The European Crisis: Historic Parallels and Economic Lessons
Keynote Speakers:
Paul Krugman, Princeton University
Benoit Couere, European Central Bank