Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy

Semi-annual Conference

 

Editors:    Bennett McCallum

                 Charles I. Plosser

 

 

Upcoming Conference

 

November 22-23, 2002

GSIA, Carnegie-Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

 


Carnegie-Rochester Conference on Public Policy
November 22
-23, 2002

Program

The November 2002 meeting of the Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy will be held November 22-23, 2002, at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. The program will recognize the tenth anniversary of the original proposal of the Taylor Rule, which took place at the conference meeting of November 1992.  Various topics relating to the role of the Taylor rule in monetary policy analysis will be considered. These include the following, with authors as indicated.

 

Schedule (Tentative)


Thursday, November 21

 

8:00 p.m.         Welcoming Reception Holiday Inn Select-University Center

  

Friday, November 22

 

8:15 a.m.         Bus from Holiday Inn to CMU/GSIA-Posner Hall

8:30 a.m.         Continental Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m.         Conference Session I: GSIA Posner Hall Room 151

                        Chairman:  Bennett McCallum

 

         Authors:  Andrew Levin and John Williams                         Discussant:  Peter Ireland

                              Title:        Robust Monetary Policy with Competing Reference Models

 

         Author:   Athanasios Orphanides                                        Discussant:  Anna Schwartz

       Title:      Historical Interpretation of Monetary Policy Practice from the Perspective of the Taylor Rule

 

12:00 p.m.       Lunch GSIA Grand Room 3rd floor Posner Hall

 

 

1:30 p.m.         Conference Session II: GSIA Posner Hall Room 151

Chairman:  Charles Plosser

 

         Authors:  Edward Nelson                                                    Discussant: Lars Svensson

                   Title:       The Future of Monetary Aggregates in Monetary Policy Analysis   

  

         Authors:  Guenter Coenen and Volker Wieland                    Discussant: Carl Walsh

                   Title:       Interest Rate Rules and the Zero Lower Bound in a Large Open Economy   

                                                           

5:00 p.m.         Bus from GSIA to Holiday Inn

7:15 p.m.         Bus from Holiday Inn to The Pittsburgh Golf Club

7:30 p.m.         Dinner at The Pittsburgh Golf Club

 

 

Saturday, November 23

 

8:00 a.m.         Bus from Holiday Inn to CMU/GSIA-Posner Hall

8:15 a.m.         Continental Breakfast

 

8:45 a.m.         Conference Session III: GSIA Posner Hall Room 151

Chairman:  Stanley Zin

 

         Authors:  Douglas Laxton and Paolo Pesenti                         Discussant:  Chris Erceg

      Title:        Monetary Policy Rules for Small, Open, Emerging Economies

              

        Author:   Bennett McCallum                                                 Discussant:  Michael Woodford

      Title:       Multiple-Solution Indeterminacies in Monetary Policy Analysis

 

11:45 p.m.       ADJOURN