Levy Institute’s Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conferences

April 3rd, 2010 by selise

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16th Annual Minsky Conference
Global Imbalances: Prospects for the U.S. and World Economies

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

    April 19, 2007

  1. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
    Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, President, Levy Institute
    “Global Imbalances: The U.S.and the Rest ofthe World”

  2. SESSION 1
    The State of the U.S. and World Economies
    Moderator: Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, President, Levy Institute

    Lakshman Achuthan, Economic Cycle Research Institute
    “Monitoring Windows of Vulnerability, or, How to Stop Crying Wolf”

    Robert W. Parenteau, RCM
    “Financiers Gone Wild: Entering a Minsky Moment for the U.S. Household Sector”

  3. SPEAKER
    Wolfgang Münchau, Financial Times
    “Can the European Economy Decouple from the United States?”

  4. SESSION 2
    Monetary Policy in the U.S. Economy
    Moderator: Greg Hannsgen, Levy Institute

    Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Securities,Inc.
    “Lessons from the Great Inflation and Disinflation”

    Robert Z. Aliber, University of Chicago
    “Four Global Asset Price Bubbles in 20 Years—A Historic Anomaly or the Wave of the Future?”

  5. SESSION 3
    Financial Instability in a Global Economy
    Moderator: W. Ray Towle, Levy Institute

    Korkut A. Ertürk, Levy Institute and University of Utah
    “From the Glut of Savings to the Glut of Dollars”

    Jan A. Kregel, Levy Institute and University of Missouri–Kansas City
    “Mutual Economic Policy Interests and Global Imbalances: Developed and Developing Countries in a Globally Integrated Trade and Financial System”

    L.Randall Wray, Levy Institute and University of Missouri–Kansas City
    “Stabilizing the Unstable Economy, Revisited: Extending Minsky’s Analysis to the Open Economy”

  6. April 20, 2007

  7. SPEAKER
    James K. Galbraith, Levy Institute and University of Texas at Austin
    “The Cult of Zero”

  8. SESSION 4
    The Macroeconomic Prospects for the U.S. Economy
    Moderator: Ajit Zacharias, Levy Institute

    James W. Paulsen, Wells Capital Management
    “Economic and Financial Market Outlook”

    Robert J. Barbera, ITG
    “Who Is the Heir Apparent to Alan Greenspan? Hu Indeed!”

    James E. Glassman, J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.
    “The 2007–2008 Outlook …Growth without the Steroids”

  9. SPEAKER
    Frederic S. Mishkin, Federal Reserve Board
    “The U.S. Economic Outlook”

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17th Annual Minsky Conference
Credit, Markets, and the Real Economy: Is the Financial System Working?

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

    April 17, 2008

  1. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
    Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, President, Levy Institute

  2. SESSION 1
    Historical Precedent and Solutions to the Mortgage Market Crisis
    Moderator: Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, President, Levy Institute

    Jane D’Arista, Financial Markets Center
    “Broken Systems: Agendas for Financial and Monetary Reform”

    Thomas Ferguson, University of Massachusetts Boston
    “Wizards of Oz? The Politics and Economics of Bailouts in the New Deal and Now”

    Alex J. Pollock, American Enterprise Institute
    “The Logic of the Bubble, the Logic of the Bust”

    Walker F. Todd, American Institute for Economic Research
    “Plans from the 1930s to Rehabilitate Both Mortgage Financing and the Banks”

  3. SPEAKER
    Paul A. McCulley, PIMCO
    “A Reverse Minsky Journey”

  4. SESSION 2
    Minsky and the Crisis
    Moderator: Greg Hannsgen, Levy Institute

    Jan Kregel, Levy Institute and University of Missouri–Kansas City
    “Using Tools from the Financial Instability Hypothesis to Understand the Subprime Crisis”

    Robert W. Parenteau, Levy Institute and MacroStrategy Edge
    “Minsky for More Than a Moment: Why You Can’t Get There from Here”

    L. Randall Wray, Levy Institute and University of Missouri–Kansas City
    “Financial Markets Meltdown: What Can We Learn from Minsky?”

  5. SESSION 3
    Impact of the Crisis on the Economic Outlook
    Moderator: W. Ray Towle, Levy Institute

    Richard Berner, Morgan Stanley
    “Money and Credit Markets: Dislocations and Policy Options”

    James W. Paulsen, Wells Capital Management
    “Economic and Financial Market Outlook”

    Frank Veneroso, Veneroso Associates, LLC
    “Financial Crisis: Prospect of a Second Wave”

  6. SPEAKER
    Edward Chancellor, Grantham, Mayo, van Otterloo, LLC
    “Hyman Minsky and the Great Moderation”

  7. April 18, 2008

  8. SPEAKER
    James K. Galbraith, Levy Institute and University of Texas at Austin
    “The Generalized Minsky Moment”

  9. SPEAKER
    Robert J. Barbera, ITG
    “Has Greenspan’s Conundrum Morphed into Bernanke’s Calamity?”

  10. SESSION 4
    Financial Market Regulation-Reregulation
    Moderator: Jan Kregel, Levy Instituteand University of Missouri–Kansas City

    Martin Mayer, Brookings Institution
    “Unintended Consequences: The Inefficiency of Computer-driven Markets”

    William Kurt Black, University of Missouri–Kansas City
    “Why Greenspan’s and Bush’s Regulatory Failures Allowed a ‘Criminogenic Environment’”

  11. SPEAKER
    Maurice Hinchey, U.S. House of Representatives (New York)
    “Weapons of Mass Economic Destruction”

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18th Annual Minsky Conference
Meeting the Challenges of Financial Crisis

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

    April 16, 2009

  1. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
    Maya Harris, Peace and Social Justice Program, Ford Foundation
    Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, The Levy Economics Institute

  2. SPEAKER
    Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    “Unpleasant Arithmetic”

  3. SESSION 1
    Assessment of Fed/Treasury Response to Crisis
    Moderator: Greg Hannsgen, The Levy Economics Institute

    William Kurt Black, University of Missouri–Kansas City
    “It is irresponsible not to talk about fraud when you talk about this crisis”

    Marshall Auerback, RAB Capital PLC
    “Return of the State”

    Jane D’Arista, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    “Setting the Agenda for Financial Reform”

    Thomas Ferguson, University of Massachusetts Boston
    “Fatal Reversal: From Single Payer to Free Markets and Back Again”

  4. SPEAKER
    Dennis P. Lockhart, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

  5. SPEAKER
    James Grant, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer
    “Always the Same, Always Different”

  6. SESSION 2
    Proposals On Alternative Financial Regulation
    Moderator: Jane D’Arista, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Alan S. Blinder, Princeton University
    “It’s a Long Regulatory Agenda”

    Christine M. Cumming, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    “Thoughts about the Supervisory System Going Forward”

    Michael Greenberger, The University of Maryland School of Law
    “Will We Have Meaningful Reform or Simply the Appearance of Reform?”

    Martin Mayer, The Brookings Institution
    “Narrow Banking v.Toxic Instruments”

  7. SESSION 3
    Levy Institute–Ford Project Proposals on Reregulation of the Financial System
    Moderator: Greg Hannsgen, The Levy Economics Institute

    Jan Kregel, The Levy Economics Institute
    “Minsky and the Regulation of the Financial System”

    C. P. Chandrasekhar, Jawaharlal Nehru University
    “Structural Contagion: Some Implications of the International Transmission of Financial Fragility”

    Mario Tonveronachi, University of Siena
    “Reregulating the Financial System”

    Éric Tymoigne, The Levy Economics Institute
    “Financial Regulation and the Financial Instability Hypothesis: A Ponzi-finance Approach to Financial Reform”

  8. SPEAKER
    Janet L. Yellen, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
    “A Minsky Meltdown: Lessons for Central Bankers?”

  9. April 17, 2009

  10. SPEAKER
    Robert J. Barbera, ITG
    “Minsky, U.S. Policy, and the Global Economy”

  11. SPEAKER
    Norbert Walter, Deutsche Bank
    “Financial Crisis— A Threat to European Economies”

  12. SESSION 4
    The Institutional Shape of the Future Financial System
    Moderator: Jan Kregel, The Levy Economics Institute

    Richard Bookstaber, Author and financial economist
    “Four Tasks for the Market Stability Regulator”

    Alex J. Pollock, American Enterprise Institute
    “Does Changing Boxes on the Regulatory Organization Chart Alter Minsky’s Fragility?”

    Walker F. Todd, American Institute for Economic Research
    “Stress Testing the Banks and Stabilizing Household Budgets”

  13. SESSION 5
    Current Conditions And Forecasts
    Moderator: Ajit Zacharias, The Levy Economics Institute

    Dean Maki, Barclays Capital
    “U.S. Economic Outlook”

    James W. Paulsen, Wells Capital Management
    “Economic and Financial Market Outlook”

    Lakshman Achuthan, Economic Cycle Research Institute
    “What Happens at Growth Rate Cycle Upturns?”

  14. SPEAKER
    Henry Kaufman, Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc.
    “Who Is Primarily Responsible for the Credit Crisis?”

  15. SPEAKER
    Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University

  16. SESSION 6
    Alternative Stimulus and Bailout Proposals
    Moderator: Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, The Levy Economics Institute

    James K. Galbraith, The Levy Economics Institute
    “No Return to Normal”

    Warren Mosler, Valance Company, Inc.
    “Alternative Proposals for a U.S. Nonconvertible Currency Regime”

    Robert W. Parenteau, The Levy Economics Institute
    “Riding the Debt Deflation Guardrails”

    L. Randall Wray, The Levy Economics Institute
    “The Return of Big Government: A Minskyan New Deal”

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19th Annual Minsky Conference
After the Crisis: Planning a New Financial Structure

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

    April 14, 2010

    April 15, 2010

    April 16, 2010

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