Julis Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance to Host Second Annual Conference: "Understanding the Economic Slump"
"Understanding the Economic Slump: Balance Sheets and Policy Uncertainty" will be the topic of the second annual conference of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at the Woodrow Wilson School. To be held on Thursday, February 28, and Friday, March 1, 2013 on the Princeton University campus, the conference will combine economic and historical analysis to shed light on how to overcome the slow recovery. Topics for discussion will include historical lessons from the Great Depression, financial innovation and the robustness of the financial system, policy uncertainty, and policy responses.
The keynote speaker for the two day conference is Anne Krueger, professor of international economics at the School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, who has also held senior leadership positions at both the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Krueger will discuss “Sovereign Debt Crises and Sovereign Debt Restructuring.”
The conference will feature leading economists and academicians from Chicago Business School, Harvard, MIT, Rutgers, Stanford, UCLA, University of Chicago, University of Virginia, and Yale, as well as from Princeton University. Speakers will also include representatives from government, the Federal Reserve Bank and international financial institutions.
Established in 2011, the Julis-Rabinowitz Center is a research and teaching center that focuses on using in-depth knowledge of financial markets to improve the design and implementation of public policies. The Center was made possible by a generous gift from the Julis family.
The conference is free but requires registration. The keynote speech is open to the public and no registration is required. To register for the conference, please visit: