33rd Annual NABE Economic Policy Conference
March 5-7, 2017 | Capital Hilton | Washington, DC

New Administration.  New Policies.  Changing Economic Landscape. 
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The NABE Economic Policy Conference is the premier annual event addressing issues at the nexus of economics, business, and policy. Designed around the theme “Recalibrating Policy for Sustained Growth,” the 2017 event will explore the tests for political and business leaders as they guide their countries and companies through an increasingly complex maze of global challenges marked by heightened tensions around globalization and trade, demographic shifts, and technological advances.

Confirmed Speakers 

 Bernstein  Blanchard Borio
 Deaton  Elmendorf  

 Furman  Gravelle  Hall Hassett

Kashkari  Mann  Navarro  Stiglitz Thiam  

Norm Anderson, President and CEO, CG/LA Infrastructure
Robert Atkinson, Founder and President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Fred Bergsten, 
Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Olivier Blanchard, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Kevin Book
Managing Director, Clearview Energy Partners
Claudio Borio
, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements
Matt Cornelius, Vice President of Air Policy, Airports Council International-North America
Bob Davis, Executive Vice President of Mortgage Finance and Public Policy, American Bankers Association
Sir Angus Deaton, Nobel Laureate, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
John Deskins, Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, West Virginia University
Jim Diffley, CBE, Senior Director, Industry Services and Consulting Group, IHS Markit Economics

Kristin Dziczek, Director, Industry, Labor & Economics Group, Center for Automotive Research
Douglas Elmendorf, Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Paul Emrath, Vice President for Survey and Housing Policy Research, National Association of Home Builders
John Fernald, Senior Research Advisor - International Research, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Jason Furman, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; former Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisers
Brian Gardner, Senior Vice President of Washington Research for Banks and Financials, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
Jane Gravelle, Senior Specialist in Economic Policy, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
John Gray, Senior Vice President, Policy and Economics, Association of American Railroads
Derek Grunfelder-McCrank, Associate Economist, Credit Analytics Group, Moody's Analytics
Keith Hall, Director, Congressional Budget Office
John Haltiwanger, Dudley and Louisa Dillard Professor of Economics and Distinguished University Professor of Economics, University of Maryland-College Park
Kevin Hassett, State Farm James Q. Wilson Chair in American Politics and Culture and Director of Research for Domestic Policy, American Enterprise Institute
Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School
Chris Jackson, Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Tamar Jacoby, President and CEO, ImmigrationWorks USA
Neel Kashkari, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Sam Khater, Deputy Chief Economist, CoreLogic
Randall S. Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Hans Kundnani, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Europe Program, The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)
Sarah Ladislaw, Director, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS
Mickey Levy, Chief Economist for Americas and Asia, Berenberg Capital Markets, LLC
Catherine L. Mann, Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department, OECD
Aparna Mathur, Resident Scholar, Economic Policy & Small Businesses, American Enterprise Institute
Raven Molloy, Chief, Real Estate Finance Section, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Jamie Murray, Chief European Economist, Bloomberg Intelligence
Peter Navarro, Director, White House National Trade Council
Pia Orrenius, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Emily Robbins, Principal Associate, Economic Development, National League of Cities
Avik Roy, President, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity
Timothy F. Slaper, Director of Economic Analysis, Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University Bloomington
Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director, Soy Transportation Coalition
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate, University Professor, Columbia University
David J. Stockton, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Chief Economist, LH Meyer
Tidjane Thiam, Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse
Frederick Treyz, CEO, Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI)
Mark Zandi, CBE, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

...and many more TBA!


As a participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program, NABE has determined that this program qualifies for 15 credit hours.  If you are a CFA Institute member, CE credit for your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your CE Diary.  Please provide your CFA member number at the registration desk to claim your CE credit. 

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Interested in sponsoring the NABE Economic Policy Conference?  Contact nabe@nabe.com or download the sponsorship packet below. 

Earn Your Certificates in Writing Skills and Communication Skills

Whether or not you will be attending the NABE Economic Policy Conference, consider taking two of our most popular courses later that week -- Writing Skills for Business Economists and Analysts (March 8) and Communication and Presentation Skills for Business Economists and Analysts (March 9-10). 
These courses are part of NABE's 
Certified Business Economist (CBE) program and are being offered in Washington, DC at the Capital Hilton 
immediately following the Policy Conference.

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  • NABE Member Registration: $525
  • US Government Employee Registration: $525
  • Non-Member Registration (includes one-year Membership Dues): $675
  • Student Member Registration (no meals): $75
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Poster Session

The NABE Poster Session is ideal for analysts who want to explain a new methodology, researchers, including students, who want feedback on their innovative research, and thought leaders who want to propose policy analysis on an issue or topic of interest. Poster submissions are open to anyone registered for the Policy Conference, or those who plan on registering for the conference.  Application deadline: Friday, February 3

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