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May 16, 2013

United States
A Conversation with Lael Brainard

Lael Brainard, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury, discusses the outlook for the global economy.

January 21, 2011

United States
A Conversation with Lael Brainard

Lael Brainard, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury, outlines the discussion between President Obama and President Hu Jintao, as well as the effect of the finan…

January 21, 2011

United States
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics with Lael Brainard

  The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

May 16, 2013

United States
C. Peter McColough Series with Lael Brainard, Undersecretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury

FARYAR SHIRZAD: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Let's go ahead and get started.Welcome to today's CFR meeting with Lael Brainard. This is part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International E…

August 23, 2017

Monetary Policy
G-3 Coordination Failures of the Past Eight Years? (A Riff on Cœuré and Brainard) G-3 Coordination Failures of the Past Eight Years? (A Riff on Cœuré and Brainard)

The world would be in a better place today if the ECB and BoJ had joined the Fed in quantitative easing early on. Their lag in easing contributed to the policy gap that led to the dollar's large 2014…

July 20, 2017

Monetary Policy
Can the Fed and ECB Work Together To Reduce Imbalances?

Fed Governor Lael Brainard’s speech on central bank coordination last week was quite interesting—I think it should be read for far more than a signal on when the Fed is likely to next raise the polic…

April 1, 2016

Monetary Policy
Fed Dot-Plotters Diverge on Inflation, Converge on Policy Fed Dot-Plotters Diverge on Inflation, Converge on Policy

“Battling for Yellen’s soul” is how Bloomberg described recent statements by Board members Stanley Fischer and Lael Brainard. Fischer has emphasized upside risks to inflation, Brainard downside ri…

November 22, 2016

United States
Fiscal Reflation in One Country

President-elect Trump wants to cut taxes and increase investment in U.S. infrastructure (or at least provide a tax break for existing infrastructure investment) and doesn’t seem especially worried if…

June 3, 2016

United States
Play RTR4VXTO_EC.jpg An Overview of the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy of the United States

With another interest rate rise potentially on the horizon, please join Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard for a discussion on the economic outlook of the United States and the monetary policies …

May 31, 2017

United States
Play fiscal policy and structural reform A Conversation With Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan discusses the importance of fiscal policy and structural reform.