Whither Monetary Policy? Monetary Policy Challenges in the Decade Ahead
47 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Date Written: March 1, 2009
On 26-27 June 2008, the BIS held its Seventh Annual Conference on "Whither monetary policy? Monetary policy challenges in the decade ahead" in Luzern, Switzerland. The event brought together senior representatives of central banks and academic institutions to exchange views on this topic. BIS Paper 45 contains the opening address of William R White (BIS), the contributions of the policy panel on "Beyond price stability - the challenges ahead" and speeches by Edmund Phelps (Columbia University) and Martin Wolf (Financial Times). The participants in the policy panel discussion chaired by Malcolm D Knight (BIS) were Martin Feldstein (Harvard University), Stanley Fischer (Bank of Israel), Mark Carney (Bank of Canada) and Jean-Pierre Landau (Banque de France). The papers presented at the conference including the discussants' comments are released as BIS Working Papers 273 to 278.
JEL Classification: E52, E58
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