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IMF-FSB Early Warning Exercise
IMF Chief Economist Olivier Blanchard spurs debate with new ideas for a post-crisis macroeconomic framework (photo: IMF) IMF Survey online March 8, 2011
IMF Hosted a Conference on Macro and Growth Policies in the Wake of the Crisis A conference on the theme “ Macro and Growth Policies in the Wake of the Crisis ” took place at the IMF’s Headquarters in Washington, DC on March 7-8 . The conference was hosted by four of the world’s most noted economists, including two Nobel laureates: Michael Spence (Stanford University), Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia University), Olivier Blanchard (Economic Counselor and Director of Research at the IMF), and David Romer (University of California, Berkeley). The event brought together leading policymakers and academics from both advanced and emerging countries, as well as representatives from civil society, the private sector, and the media.