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7/14/22 NEC Webinar: ‘High Inflation and Slower Global Economic Growth’ with Karen Dynan, Harvard University & PIIE
July 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
‘High Inflation and Slower Global Economic Growth’ with Karen Dynan, Professor of the Practice, Department of Economics, Harvard University and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Date: Thursday, July 14
Time: 12pm to 1pm EST
The sharp rise in inflation over the past year has surprised economists and policymakers around the world. In many advanced economies, inflation is now at its highest level in decades. Karen Dynan will discuss what we know about the causes of higher inflation, the monetary policy response, and the implications for economic activity going forward.
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About our speaker:
Karen Dynan, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute since March 2017, is a professor of the practice in the Harvard University economics department. She served as assistant secretary for economic policy and chief economist at the US Department of the Treasury from 2014 to 2017, where she led analysis of economic conditions and development of policies to address the nation’s economic challenges. From 2009 to 2013, Dynan was vice president and codirector of the economic studies program at the Brookings Institution. Before that, she was on the staff of the Federal Reserve Board, leading work in macroeconomic forecasting, household finances, and the Fed’s response to the financial crisis.
Dynan has also served as a senior economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers (2003–04) and as a visiting assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University (1998). Her current research focuses on fiscal and other types of macroeconomic policy, consumer behavior, and household finances. Dynan received her PhD in economics from Harvard University and her AB from Brown University.