35th Annual NABE Economic Policy Conference
February 27-March 1, 2019 | Capital Hilton | Washington, DC

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Designed around the theme “Promoting Global Growth and Domestic Economic Security,” the 2019 event addresses key challenges for policymakers and business leaders in sustaining and extending growth amid a myriad of challenges including heightened tensions around globalization and trade, demographic and political shifts, and disruptive technologies. Topics include a broad range of policy issues of concern to businesses including fiscal and regulatory policy, globalization, the future of energy, immigration, and the outlook for monetary policy.

NABE is celebrating 60 years!

View scenes from last year's Policy Conference! 

Confirmed Speakers 

Bostic Clarida Dudley  Greenspan
 Hall Huang   Morici Posen 

Raphael Bostic, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Richard Clarida, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
William C. Dudley, former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Keith Hall, Director, Congressional Budget Office
Yasheng Huang, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
Alan Greenspan, former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Peter Morici, Professor Emeritus, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics 


 Individuals who have earned the Certified Business Economist® (CBE) Certification are required to earn 30 continuing education credit hours every two years. The NABE Economic Policy  Conference qualifies for 15 continuing education credit hours. Please track your hours separately to be reported to NABE at the time of your renewal. CBEs are encouraged to track their  credit hours on the CBE Continuing Education Form, which can be downloaded from www.NABE.com/CBE.  

Our Sponsors



Interested in becoming a sponsor or advertiser at the NABE Economic Policy Conference?  Download the sponsor packet. Questions? Contact Tom Beers, NABE Executive Director, at tbeers@nabe.com.

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CBE Exam 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Capital Hilton
1001 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036

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Early-Bird Rates

  • NABE Member Registration: $475
  • US Government Employee Registration: $525
  • Non-Member Registration (includes one-year Membership Dues): $625
  • Student Member Registration (no meals): $75

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Early-Bird rates end January 30!


The NABE Foundation plans to award scholarships for the NABE Economic Policy Conference restricted to young professionals. To be eligible for consideration to receive the scholarship, one must:

  • Be 35 years old or younger
  • Have worked in the economics field for seven years or less
  • Currently be involved in a position that uses economic principles and theory
  • Hold an undergraduate college degree or higher
Deadline: January 23, 2019

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NABE Poster Session

The 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.

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Deadline for applications: January 25, 2019

Press Registration

Registration is complimentary for working press.

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