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Global Economic Forum

June 29–30, 2015 San Antonio

This year's Global Economic Forum will examine some of these risks. Speakers will address terrorism, interstate conflict with negative regional consequences, high structural unemployment or underemployment, income disparity, major systemic financial failure and water scarcity.

Agenda

Monday, June 29

8 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:25 a.m.

Welcome
Tara F. Payne
Public Affairs Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch

 

Content Overview
Princeton Williams
Economic Education Coordinator
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

8:45 a.m.

Adam Smith: Understanding Self-Interest
Anne Macy
Gene Edwards Professor of Finance
West Texas A&M University

9:45 a.m.

The Story of Energy in an Era of Uncertainty
Susan Kizer
Economic Education Coordinator
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Understanding the 21st Century Trade Agreement: Trans-Pacific Partnership
Christopher Slijk
Research Analyst
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch

11:45 a.m.

Lunch and Address
Texas Economic Outlook: Low Oil Prices and Strong Dollar
Keith R. Phillips
Assistant Vice President and Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch

12:45 p.m.

Immigration: A Continuing Challenge
Princeton Williams

1:45 p.m.

Break

2 p.m.

Global Risks: The Magnitude of a Major Systemic Financial Failure
Edward C. Skelton
Business Economist and Manager
Financial Industry Studies Department
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

3 p.m.

Content Application in the Classroom
Princeton Williams

3:30 p.m.

Adjourn

Tuesday, June 30

8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Videoconference Introduction
Princeton Williams

8:45 a.m.

The Global Water Crisis
Sheila M. Olmstead
Associate Professor
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
University of Texas at Austin

9:45 a.m.

Policy Spillovers and Policy Coordination
Owen Humpage
Senior Economic Advisor
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

10:45 a.m.

Break (Central Time Zone)/Lunch (Eastern Time Zone)

11:15 a.m.

Monetary Policy Around the World
Craig Hakkio
Senior Vice President and Special Advisor on Economic Policy
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

12:15 p.m.

Lunch (Central Time Zone)/Break (Eastern Time Zone)

12:45 p.m.

Does Terrorism Pose a Threat to Globalization?
Subhayu Bandyopadhyay
Research Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

1:45 p.m.

Break

2 p.m.

Economics of the Hunger Game
Anne Macy

3 p.m.

Content Application in the Classroom
Anne Macy

3:30 p.m.

Adjourn