36th NABE Economic Policy Conference
February 23 @ 12:00 am - February 25 @ 11:59 pm
Special Offer only for NEC Members: Early-Bird rates to the conference have been extended for NEC members through February 14! Contact NEC for the discount code.
Arranged around the theme of “2020 Vision: Examining Policy Prescriptions in an Election Year,” sessions will explore competing visions and strategies for achieving the dual goals of economic growth and domestic security, as well as key challenges for policymakers including heightened tensions around globalization and trade alliances, demographic and political shifts, and rising economic nationalism. Against the backdrop of the buildup toward a pivotal national election, the conference will provide a forum for policymakers, business leaders, and economists to engage in candid and practical discussions of the challenges faced in fiscal, monetary, and regulatory policy arenas.
Confirmed speakers at this year’s event include FRB Vice Chair Richard Clarida, The Cook Political Report Founder Charlie Cook, Harvard Kennedy School Professor Jason Furman, Stony Brook University Professor Stephanie Kelton, World Bank Group President David Malpass, FRB Cleveland President Loretta Mester, CBO Director Phillip Swagel, and more! View program
Plus! Learn new ways to use big data with NABE’s certificate course in Machine Learning & Data Science for Economists, February 26-27 at the Capital Hilton, immediately following the conference. This interactive course introduces applied business economists to new analytical methods which lie at the intersection of traditional statistics, machine learning, and computer science, from the perspective of econometric analysis. NEC Members receive the Early-Bird rate also for this course through February 14.