2008 Global Economic Policy Forum at NYU School of Law

April 15, 2008


Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, delivered the international keynote lecture at the 2008 Global Economic Policy Forum on April 14, 2008, at the NYU School of Law.



Dr. Donald B. Marron, senior economic adviser on the Council of Economic Advisers; Tevi D. Troy, deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Kevin M. Warsh, member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, participated in a domestic policy discussion prior to the keynote lecture.


Trichet  Marron  Troy  Warsh
Left to right: Jean-Claude Trichet, Dr. Donald B. Marron, Tevi D. Troy and Kevin M. Warsh.

The text of Jean-Claude Trichet's keynote lecture is available here.

The text of Tevi D. Troy's remarks is available here.

The text of Kevin M. Warsh's remarks is available here.

These experts visited NYU at the invitation of the Center for the Study of Central Banks and the Global Economic Policy Forum, co-chaired by Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, and Alan N. Rechtschaffen, Adjunct Professor of Law.

The Global Economic Policy Forum brings together government, economic and academic leaders to discuss issues of economic policy and the capital markets. Through an open exchange of ideas among policy makers, scholars and market participants, invited guests are provided with an inside look at the future of economic policy, regulation and capital market activities.


2008 Global Economic Policy Forum in the news


Bloomberg.com: Trichet Says Crisis May Limit Monetary Policy Leeway

Bloomberg.com: Fed's Warsh Says Central Bank Aid Isn't a Cure-All

Reuters: ECB's Trichet says banks must own up to losses

Reuters: Fed's Warsh says market recovery will take time

Wall Street Journal: Fed's Warsh Says Credit "Repair" Will Be Slow

Bloomberg Television: Final Word (video)
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Bloomberg Television: Taking Stock (video)
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Past events:


April 11, 2007: Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors, Speaks at the NYU School of Law

Bernanke's speech, "Financial Regulation and the Invisible Hand," focused on how to ensure the best balance between government intervention and free-market discipline in creating incentive for commercial banks and hedge funds to moderate their financial risk. A separate panel on issues facing the economy included Stanley Druckenmiller, head of Duquesne Capital Management; Jeffrey A. Rosen, deputy chairman and managing director of Lazard Group; and Tevi Troy, deputy assistant to the President for domestic policy.