Central Banks and Inequality – COVID-19 and Beyond

Co-organized with the the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Venue: Online

The three panel discussions covered the link between inequality and financial regulation, financial market infrastructure, and monetary policy.

A playlist with videos of all three sessions can be accessed here. Links to individual videos are below.

Monday, 7 December, 2020
Session 1:Financial Policy and Inequality – COVID and Beyond
08.00-09:15 (EST)
14:00-15:15 (CET)
Chair: Pierre Monnin, CEP (Video)
Ratna Sahay, IMF (Video)
Liviu Voinea, National Bank of Romania (Video)
Atif Mian, Princeton University (Video)
Joseph E. Gagnon, PIIE (Video)
Session Discussion (Video)
Friday, 11 December, 2020
Session 2:Financial Market Infrastructure and Inequality – COVID-19 and Beyond
08.00-09.15 (EST)
14:00-15:15 (CET)
Chair: Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, IMF (Video)
Camille Busette, Brookings Institution (Video)
Luiz Awazu Pereira Da Silva, BIS (Video)
Leora Klapper, World Bank (Video)
Robert Townsend, MIT (Video)
Session Discussion (Video)
Monday, 14 December, 2020
Session 3:Monetary Policy and Inequality – COVID-19 and Beyond
08.00-09:15 (EST)
14:00-15:15 (CET)
Chair: D. Filiz Unsal, IMF (Video)
Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton University (Video)
Adam Posen, PIIE (Video)
Olivier Blanchard, PIIE (Video)
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Monetary Authority of Singapore (Video)
Session Discussion (Video)