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Center to Present Lecture on Federal Reserve Nov. 28

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Posted: Tuesday Nov 6, 2012

Nov. 6, 2012

The Saint Vincent College School of Business, Economics and Government’s Center for Political and Economic Thought will present a lecture by Dr. Bennett McCallum, H.J. Heinz Professor of Economics at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. His remarks will focus on recent Federal Reserve policy in relation to monetary policy. Admission is free and open to the public.

Dr. McCallum is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Fellow of the Econometric Society and a member of the Shadow Open Market Committee.

From 1981-2011, he was a consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and during 2003-2010 he served as honorary advisor to the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies of the Bank of Japan. He has been a consultant to the Federal Reserve board and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the International Monetary Fund, the Bank of Japan and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

He is the author of Monetary Economics: Theory and Policy (Macmillan, 1989) and International Monetary Economics (Oxford Univ. Press, 1996) and has published more than 200 papers on a variety of topics in monetary economics, macroeconomics and econometrics. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking and Economics Letters. He is a former co-editor of the American Economic Review and from 1995 to 2010 was co-editor of the Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy.

For more information, contact Mary Beth McConahey, program manager of the Center for Political and Economic Thought, marybeth.mcconahey@email.stvincent.edu.

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