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The Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum: "The New Normal for the U.S. Economy"

Friday, December 1, 2017
Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Venue: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103


9:30 a.m.

Arrival and Continental Breakfast

10:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Patrick T. Harker, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Session 1 - Watch the Video

Growth and Revitalization of Cities
Moderator: Gerald Carlino, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

10:30 a.m.

10:55 a.m.
11:20 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

Discussion and Audience Participation

12:15 p.m.


Session 2 - Livestream
1:30 p.m.

Education and Prosperity
Moderator: Phoebe Haddon, Chancellor, Rutgers University–Camden and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Board Member

1:40 p.m.

 2:05 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Discussion and Audience Participation

3:00 p.m.


Session 3 - Livestream
3:30 p.m.

Economic Growth and Economic Inclusion
Introduction: John Fry, President, Drexel University

3:40 p.m. Moderator: Amy Liu, Vice President and Director of the Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

  • Dennis Lower, Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis 
  • Michael Nutter, former Mayor of Philadelphia

Discussion and Audience Participation

4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks
Michael Dotsey, Executive Vice President, Director of Research, and Director of the Consumer Finance Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

5:00 p.m.

Reception and Informal Discussion


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