28th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of US and World Economies
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
|9:00−9:15 a.m.||Welcome and Introduction|
|Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, President, Levy Institute|
|9:15−10:45 a.m.||Session 1. OUTLOOK FOR REFORM OF THE EURO SYSTEM|
|SPEAKERS: Panicos Demetriades, Professor of Financial Economics, University of Leicester; formerly, Governor, Central Bank of Cyprus|
|Lex Hoogduin, Chairman LCH Ltd. and SA; Professor of Complexity and Uncertainty, University of Groningen|
|Jan Kregel, Director of Research, Levy Institute|
|10:45 a.m.−12:30 p.m.||Session 2. DOMESTIC FINANCIAL POLICY|
|SPEAKERS: Seth B. Carpenter, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, UBS|
|Michael Greenberger, Professor, School of Law, and Director, Center for Health and Homeland Security, University of Maryland|
|Daniel Alpert, Managing Partner, Westwood Capital, LLC|
|L. Randall Wray, Senior Scholar, Levy Institute; Professor of Economics, Bard College|
|12:30−1:30 p.m.||SPEAKER: James Bullard, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis|
|2:45−3:45 p.m.||SPEAKER: Ron Feldman, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis|
|3:45−5:15 p.m.||Session 3. US ECONOMIC OUTLOOK|
|SPEAKERS: Michalis Nikiforos, Research Scholar, Levy Institute|
|Catherine L. Mann, Global Chief Economist, Citibank|
|Lakshman Achuthan, Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer, Economic Cycle Research Institute|
|5:15−6:30 p.m.||Session 4. US FINANCIAL FRAGILITY OUTLOOK|
|SPEAKERS: Bruce C. N. Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management, Columbia University|
|Frank Veneroso, President, Veneroso Associates, LLC|
|SPEAKER: Paul McCulley, Senior Fellow, Financial Macroeconomics, Cornell Law School; formerly, Chief Economist and Managing Director, PIMCO|
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AccommodationsSpecial rates for conference participants may be obtained at the Hampton Inn, located at 1307 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401. Reservations are available by phone at 845-382-2600 (please ask for the Levy Economics Institute call-in rate; the group code is LCI) OR online at Kingston.HamptonInn.com (the group code LCI will be needed to access the rate).
Accommodations are also available at the Kingston Courtyard by Marriott, located at 500 Frank Sottile Boulevard, Kingston, NY 12401. Reservations are available by phone at 845-382-2300.
There will be a Bard shuttle bus picking up conference attendees from the Hampton Inn and the Kingston Courtyard on the morning of the conference.
Hampton Inn pickup: 8:00 a.m.
Courtyard Marriott pickup: 8:10 a.m.
The bus will return in the evening, after dinner, at 8pm.
Transportation to the Levy InstituteAirTrain from JFK
Use the Jamaica Ave. station for AirTrain service to Penn Station. Take Amtrak from Penn Station (NYP) to Rhinecliff (RHI). Taxis will be waiting upon train arrival to take you to the Levy Institute (75 Blithewood Ave.). More information is available at the MTA website.
Private Car Services
You can hire a private car service to meet you at the airport and take you to the Levy Institute. Below are two regional services that make trips between NYC-area airports and Bard College.
Classic Coach: (845) 229-1000
Black Diamond: (845) 338-8426