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Global Perspectives with Donald Kohn

A Speaker Series by the Globalization Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

April 23, 2020 Houston

On April 23, Robert S. Kaplan, president and CEO of the Dallas Fed, will discuss national and global economic issues with Donald Kohn, the Robert V. Roosa Chair in International Economics and senior fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution.

When

  • Thursday, April 23, 2020
    5:30–7 p.m.

Where

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch
    1801 Allen Parkway
    Houston, TX 77019
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Agenda

April 23, 2020
5:30 p.m.

Registration and Reception

6:00 p.m.

Welcome

 

Mark A. Wynne
Director, Globalization Institute
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

6:05 p.m.

Moderated Conversation

 

Robert S. Kaplan
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Donald Kohn
Robert V. Roosa Chair in International Economics
Senior Fellow, Economics Studies
Brookings Institution

6:30 p.m.

Audience Q&A

6:55 p.m.

Closing Remarks

About Donald Kohn

Kohn holds the Robert V. Roosa Chair in International Economics and is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. He also serves as an external member of the Financial Policy Committee at the Bank of England. Kohn is a 40-year veteran of the Federal Reserve System, serving as member and then vice chair of the Board of Governors in 2002–10. He is an expert on monetary policy, financial regulation and macroeconomics and has written extensively on these issues.

Kohn also served in a number of staff roles at the Board, including secretary of the Federal Open Market Committee (1987–2002) and director of the Division of Monetary Affairs (1987–2001). He was chair of the Committee on the Global Financial System, a central bank panel that monitors and examines broad issues related to financial markets and systems. He advised Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke throughout the 2008–09 financial crisis and served as a key adviser to former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan.

Among his honors, Kohn received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Money Marketeers of New York University and was named honorary Commander of the British Empire.

Kohn received a BA in economics from the College of Wooster and a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.

For event and registration questions, contact Jenna Dillenback at jenna.dillenback@dal.frb.org.

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