Event Recap

Launch of the Geneva Report: What Else Can Central Banks Do?

Joseph E. Gagnon (PIIE), Signe Krogstrup (International Monetary Fund), Jason Cummins (Brevan Howard), and Carmen M. Reinhart (Harvard University)

Details

September 14, 2016 8:45 AM to 10:00 AM
PIIE Webcast, Washington, DC

Event Summary

The Peterson Institute for International Economics hosted the Washington launch of the 18th Geneva Report “What Else Can Central Banks Do?” on September 14, 2016. The report is intended as a primer for central banks on how to ease policy when short-term interest rates hit zero. The highly regarded Geneva Reports are produced annually by the Centre for Economic Policy Research of London and the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies in Geneva.

PIIE Senior Fellow Joseph E. Gagnon and former PIIE Visiting Fellow Signe Krogstrup presented the report, which they coauthored with Laurence Ball of Johns Hopkins University and Patrick Honohan of Trinity College and PIIE. Jason Cummins of Brevan Howard and Carmen Reinhart of the Harvard Kennedy School commented on the report’s recommendations.

The report will be presented by PIIE Senior Fellow Joseph E. Gagnon and former Visiting Fellow Signe Krogstrup. Jason Cummins of Brevan Howard and Carmen Reinhart of the Harvard Kennedy School will comment on the report’s recommendations.