Alan S. Blinder - "The Evolving Political Economy of Central Banking"
Alan Blinder, professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University, delivered the 2016 Bartels World Affairs Fellowship Lecture April 19, highlighting differences between the Federal Reserve, the United States’ central bank, and the European Central Bank (ECB). Blinder's lecture was part of the global conference "The Changing Politics of Central Banking," held at Cornell on April 18-19 and organized by the Einaudi Center in collaboration with Meridian 180 and the Global Finance Initiative.
Blinder is former vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, was a member of President Bill Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers in 1993-94 and was vice chairman of the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors from 1994 to 1996.
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