Global Economic Prospects: Spring 2021

Karen Dynan (PIIE) and Adam S. Posen (PIIE)

Details

April 1, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Event Summary

Karen Dynan and Adam S. Posen spoke at the PIIE semiannual Global Economic Prospects event, focusing on the US outlook, fiscal policy, unemployment, long-term impact of COVID-19 on the economy, and whether this is a turning point in global monetary policy.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Karen Dynan joined PIIE as nonresident senior fellow in March 2017. She is also professor of the practice jointly at the Kennedy School of Government and the Department of Economics at Harvard University. Dynan served as assistant secretary for economic policy and chief economist at the US Treasury during 2014–17.

Adam S. Posen has been PIIE president since January 2013. He served as an external voting member of the Bank of England's rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee during 2009–12 and is a coauthor of Inflation Targeting(Princeton University Press).