Georgetown Law and the Georgetown Institute for International Economic Law will host a
conference on Law and Macroeconomics  on September 27-28, 2019.

Papers and roundtable discussions at the conference will engage diverse perspectives on the relationship between law and macroeconomics, and consider how to shape “Law and Macro” as a distinct field of inquiry. Presenters and commentators range from current and former central bank governors, general counsels, chief economists, think tank presidents and senior scholars, to rising stars in the legal academy. Topics include:

    • Legal responses to recessions and crises
    • Financial stability regulation of institutions and markets
    • Antitrust and e-commerce
    • Governance and accountability for central banks
    • Legal aspects of fiscal federalism in Europe and the United States
    • Fintech and digital currencies
    • Legal and institutional frameworks for macroeconomic

Speakers will include Janet Yellen, Daniel Tarullo, Randall Quarles, and organizers Anna Gelpern and Adam Levitin.

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