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Last Update: October 7, 2023

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Sunday, October 8

11:15 AM - 12:20 PM Lunch with Author  (additional registration fee required)
    Jeanna Smialek, Federal Reserve and Economics Reporter, The New York Times
Moderator: Yelena Shulyatyeva, Senior U.S. Economist, BNP Paribas

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM A View from the Bank for International Settlements Agustín Carstens, General Manager, Bank for International Settlements Moderator: Roberto Coronado, Senior Vice President in Charge and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

1:15 PM - 2:10 PM NBER Session: Long-Term Labor Market Trends in the Wake of Pandemic-Related Disruptions
Nick Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Ayşegül Şahin, Richard J. Gonzalez Regents Chair in Economics, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: Jim Poterba, President, National Bureau of Economic Research

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM Networking Break

2:30 PM - 3:25 PM Concurrent Sessions I

A. Renewable Energy Growth and Market Design: Texas the Lone Star Leader; Kansas and California Lead Too 
Erin Mayfield, Hodgson Family Assistant Professor of Engineering, Sustainable Transitions Lab, Dartmouth University 
Garrett Golding, Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Gilbert Campbell, Founder and CEO, Volt Energy Utility
Moderator: Mine Yucel, CBE, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (retired)

B. Consumers in the Face of Tightening Credit Standards 
Joelle Scally, Senior Data Strategist, Center for Microeconomic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Daniel Cooper, Vice President and Economist, Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Moderator: Sarah Wolfe, Economist, Morgan Stanley

C. The Use of Private Data at the Statistical Agencies
Rebecca Hutchinson, Special Assistant, Office of the Associate Director for Economic Programs, U.S. Census Bureau
Brandon Rogers, Economist, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Brian Quistorff, Research Economist, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Moderator: David Iaia, Executive Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence

3:35 PM - 4:20 PM Adam Smith Award Presentation and Lecture Hélène Rey, Lord Raj Bagri Professor of Economics, London Business School Moderator: Julia Coronado, NABE President; Founder and President, MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC

4:25 PM - 5:00 PM U.S. Macro Update & NABE Outlook Survey Results Chris Varvares, CBE, Vice President and Co-head U.S. Economics, S&P Global Market Intelligence Ellen Zentner, NABE Vice President; Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley
5:05 PM - 5:50 PM What Do Journalists Want from Business Economists? Paul O'Donnell, Business Editor, Dallas Morning News Rachel Siegel, Economics Reporter, The Washington Post Alex Tanzi, Senior Editor, Bloomberg News Moderator: Yelena Shulyatyeva, Senior U.S. Economist, BNP Paribas

5:05 PM - 5:50 PM Presentation of NABE Mennis-Award Winning Papers Azhar Iqbal, Director and Econometrician, Wells Fargo Nicole Cervi, Economist, Wells Fargo John O'Trakoun, Senior Policy Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond  Moderator: Charles Steindel, CBE, Editor, Business Economics
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM Offsite Reception at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Small Group Dinners - Area Restaurants (registration required; more information can be found in registration confirmation email)

Monday, October 9

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast 

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM CBE Networking Breakfast (CBE-only)

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM U.S. Outlook and Monetary Policy
Lorie K. Logan, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Moderator: Gregory Daco, Chief Economist, EY

8:50 AM - 9:40 AM Perspectives on Banking and Finance
Jill Castilla, President and CEO, Citizens Bank of Edmond
Esther George, Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Moderator: Carl Tannenbaum, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, Northern Trust

9:45 AM - 10:20 AM CEO Chat
John Stankey, CEO, AT&T
Moderator: Robert Wescott, President, Keybridge Research LLC

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM Networking Break

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM Concurrent Sessions II

A. Are We There Yet? Are Pandemic-Related Changes to Travel Finished, or Still Underway?
Jamie Lane, Chief Economist, SVP of Analytics, AirDNA 
Brian Znotins, Senior Vice President of Network Planning, American Airlines
William Horrey, Traffic Research Group Leader, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Moderator: Patrick Jankowski, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Greater Houston Partnership

B. Global Fiscal Policy Challenges 
Robert Subbaraman, Chief Economist and Head of Global Markets Research for Asia ex-Japan, Nomura
Jeffrey Holland, Vice President, Research, Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Moderator: Yael Selfin, Chief Economist, KPMG LLP UK

C. Industrial Policy: Is the Golden Age of Globalization Over? 
Tani Fukui, Director, MetLife Investment Management
Emily Benson, Director, Project on Trade and Technology, Center for Strategic & International Studies
Elaine Buckberg, Senior Fellow, The Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability, Harvard University 
Moderator: Keith Belton, Senior Director, Policy Analysis and Statistics, American Chemistry Council

11:50 AM - 1:20 PM Luncheon Address - A View from the Federal Reserve Board Philip Jefferson, Vice Chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System Moderator: Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Concurrent Sessions III

A. Dedollarization & Dollar Dominance: A Shift in Global Economic Power?
Steve Kamin, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
Stephanie Curcuru, Deputy Director at Federal Reserve Board
Moderator: Gordon Liao, Chief Economist, Circle

B. Home Prices and Affordability Amid Shifting Demographics, Remote Work, and High Mortgage Rates
Enrique Martinez Garcia, Senior Research Economist and Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Jessica Lautz, Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Research, National Association of REALTORS®
Moderator: Selma Hepp, Chief Economist and Executive, CoreLogic

C. Small Business Outlook: Labor, Credit, Regulations, and Other Challenges
Andy Ellard, Owner, Manda Machine Company, Inc. 
Fred Treyz, Chief Economist and CEO, REMI 
Moderator: Holly Wade, Executive Director, National Federation of Independent Business Research Center

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Networking Break

3:00 PM - 3:55 PM What Have We Learned About Inflation Dynamics? 
Catherine L. Mann, External Member, Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England
Christina Romer, Class of 1957 Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
Moderator: Diane Swonk, CBE, Chief Economist and Managing Director, KPMG LLP

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM CEO Chat
Hunter Hunt, CEO and President, Hunt Consolidated Energy, LLC
Moderator: Pia Orrenius, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

4:35 PM - 5:30 PM Trade in North America
Meredith Lilly, Associate Professor and Simon Reisman Chair in International Economic Policy, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University 
Raymond Robertson, Director, Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy
Manuel Sanchez, Former Deputy Governor, Banco de Mexico
Moderator: Matthew Rooney, Senior Advisor, George W. Bush Institute

4:35 PM - 5:30 PM Ask an Economist! Navigating Career Paths in Economics 
Luis Baires, Capital Markets Quantitative Analyst, Frost
Carlos Herrera, Chief Economist, Coca-Cola North America
Ruby Martinez-Berrier, Outreach Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Dana Peterson, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist, The Conference Board
Moderator: Kristen McLauchlin, Member Engagement and Outreach Coordinator, NABE

5:30 PM - 5:50 PM NABE Business Meeting

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM Offsite Reception at Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business 

Tuesday, October 10


7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast 

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM  A View from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monetary Policy Implementation
Roberto Perli, Manager of the System Open Market Account (SOMA), Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Moderator: George Kahn, CBE, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, retired

8:35 AM - 9:25 AM Commercial Real Estate Outlook
Ric Campo, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Camden Property Trust
Phil Mobley, National Director, Office Analytics, CoStar
Lisa DeNight, Managing Director, National Industrial Research, Newmark
Moderator:  Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, The Dallas Morning News

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM   Fireside Chat
Jay Hartzell, President, The University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: Julia Coronado, Founder and President, MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC

10:05 AM - 10:30 AM  NABE Presidential Address
Julia Coronado, Founder and President, MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC
Moderator: Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Networking Break

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM Concurrent Sessions IV

A. Global Energy in the Wake of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
Mark Finley, Fellow in Energy and Global Oil, Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies
Helen Currie, Chief Economist, ConocoPhillips
Dean Foreman, Chief Economist, Texas Oil & Gas Association
Moderator: Laura Speake, Chief Economist, Energy & Transportation, Caterpillar Inc. 

B. Are Labor Shortages Here to Stay?
Michael Horrigan, President, W.E. Upjohn Institute Julia Pollak, Chief Economist, ZipRecruiter Dana Peterson, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist, The Conference Board
Moderator: Gregory Daco, Chief Economist, EY

C. Creating Lasting Change: Retaining and Developing a Diverse Workforce
Jocelyn Jackson, Lead Economics Outreach Specialist, Federal Reserve Board
Natalia Emanuel, Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Susan Haseley, Chief ESG and DEI Officer, Robert Half Moderator: Bola Olaniyan, Executive Director, The Sadie Collective

11:50 AM - 1:15 PM Luncheon Address - Geopolitical Outlook
Maziar Minovi, CEO, Eurasia Group
Moderator: Ilan Kolet, Institutional Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments

1:15 PM - 1:35 PM Coffee Break 

1:35 PM - 2:25 PM Economic and Political Outlook for China
Leland Miller, CEO, China Beige Book
Mike Peng, Jindal Chair of Global Strategy, Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas
Moderator: Hiroki Takeuchi, Director, Sun & Star Program on Japan and East Asia in the Tower Center, Southern Methodist University

2:25 PM - 3:00 PM  Food as Medicine
Kevin Volpp, Mark V. Pauly President's Distinguished Professor at the Perelman School of Medicine and Health Care Management, Chief of the Division of Health Policy, and Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
Moderator: James F. Smith, CBE, Chief Economist, EconForecaster, LLC

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM  Economic Potential of Generative AI 
Michael Chui, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute
Moderator: Constance Hunter, CBE, Senior Advisor, MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Closing Reception

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