On Friday 28 September, the OMFIF Foundation held a City Lecture on a decade of quantitative easing, assessing the effectiveness of an unconventional policy tool. Download the meeting brochure here.
- Stanley Fischer, Vice-Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve (2014-17)
- Natacha Valla, Deputy Director General for Monetary Policy, European Central Bank
- Seth Carpenter, Chief US Economist, UBS
- Christopher Smart, Head, Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Research, Barings
- Mark Sobel, US Chairman, OMFIF
- Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, Berkeley School of Economics
- Fabio Natalucci, Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF
- Rasmus Rüffer, Permanent Representative in Washington, European Central Bank
- Nathan Sheets, Chief Economist and Head of Global Macroeconomic Research, PGIM
- Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy, Bank of England
Topics of discussion included:
- Analyse the effectiveness of the widespread use of a traditionally unconventional monetary policy tool: quantitative easing.
- Exploring events in the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
- Policy responses to government debt and central bank balance sheets.