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24th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference
Is Financial Reregulation Holding Back Finance for the Global Recovery?
Organized by the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College with support from the Ford Foundation
The National Press Club
April 15–16, 2015
The 2015 Minsky Conference addressed, among other issues, the design, flaws, and current status of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, including implementation of the operating procedures necessary to curtail systemic risk and prevent future crises; the insistence on fiscal austerity exemplified by the recent pronouncements of the new Congress; the sustainability of the US economic recovery; monetary policy revisions and central bank independence; the deflationary pressures associated with the ongoing eurozone debt crisis and their implications for the global economy; strategies for promoting an inclusive economy and a more equitable income distribution; and regulatory challenges for emerging market economies.
For the events program and participants list, visit the conference website.