Past Events

45th CARF Special Seminar

Date & Time: May 31 of 2010(Monday) 17:30-19:00
Location: Classroom #7, 1F of Akamon General Research Building
Speaker: Dr. Adam S. Posen
External Member, Monetary Policy Committee
The Bank of England

Speech Title: The Realities and Relevance of Japan's Great Recession

Speaker's Profile:
Adam S. Posen is senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE), where he has been working since 1997. He is also currently a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, by appointment of the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, until September 2012. His research focuses on macroeconomic policy and performance, European and Japanese political economy, central banking issues, and the resolution of financial crises.

A widely cited expert on monetary policy, he was previously a visiting scholar at central banks worldwide, including on multiple occasions at the Federal Reserve Board, the European Central Bank, and the Deutsche Bundesbank. He has also been a consultant to several US government agencies (including the Departments of State and Treasury, the Council of Economic Advisors, and the National Intelligence Council), the European Commission, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, the UK Cabinet Office, and to the International Monetary Fund on a variety of economic and foreign policy issues. He is in his second two-year term as a member of the Panel of Economic Advisers to the US Congressional Budget Office, until summer 2011.