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Tailwinds and Headwinds: The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, March 23, 2017 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
5:30 - 7:15 pm
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Conference Center, 130 East Randolph Street, First Floor Chicago, IL  60601   (Driving Directions)

Chicago Council and CFA Chicago

Presented By: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and CFA Society Chicago

Robert S. Kaplan - President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Michael H. Moskow - Vice Chair and Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Program Description:
Last December, the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in a decade-yet they still remain at very low levels. While some economic indicators paint an optimistic picture, uncertainty endures. What role should fiscal, structural, and regulatory policies play in countering headwinds and generating growth? What is the US economic outlook, and what are the monetary policy implications?

CFA Society Chicago Members: $10 (Use promotional code KAPLAN at check out)
Nonmembers: $20
President's Circle, Corporate, Sponsor, Donor, and Student Members complimentary

Attire: Business Attire

Registration: Online with Chicago Council - CFA Society Chicago members use promotional code KAPLAN at check out. Please note you will need to create an account with Chicago Council of Global Affairs in order to register for this event. Create New Account

5:30 pm: Registration and cash bar reception
6:00 pm: Discussion & Q&A
7:15 pm: Adjournment


Robert S. Kaplan has served as the thirteenth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since September 2015. He represents the Eleventh Federal Reserve District on the Federal Open Market Committee. Kaplan was previously the Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice and a senior associate dean at Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Harvard in 2006, Kaplan spent 23 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as vice chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. with global responsibility for the firm's investment banking and investment management divisions. He is the author of several books, including What You Really Need to Lead: The Power of Thinking and Acting Like an Owner; What You're Really Meant To Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential; and What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential. Kaplan received a BSc from the University of Kansas and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Michael H. Moskow is vice chair and distinguished fellow on the global economy at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He retired as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2007, where he had served since 1994. Previously, Moskow was a full-time faculty member at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He was also a deputy US trade representative, with the rank of ambassador, following his appointment by President George H. W. Bush. Moskow has also held a number of senior positions with the US government, including undersecretary of labor at the US Department of Labor, director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability, and senior staff economist with the Council of Economic Advisers. He serves on the board of directors of Discover Financial, Education Corporation of America and Commonwealth Edison Company, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation. Moskow received a BA from Lafayette College and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He has received honorary doctorate degrees from DePaul University, Dominican University, Lafayette College, and Lewis University.

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