Issues in Coordinating Fiscal Stimulus; Carleton University; D-382 Loeb (OD FPA Boardroom); 7 April 2009

Program:

13:00 – 13:05 Opening remarks by Stephen Ferris (CMFE Co-Director)
13:05 – 13:40 “Globally Coordinated versus Domestic Fiscal Stimulus: Bank of Canada Simulations,” Stephen Snudden (Bank of Canada)
13:45 – 14:20 “Model-Based Considerations of Current Policy Issues,” Patrick Blagrave (Bank of Canada)
14:20 – 14:40 Coffee
14:40 – 15:15 “The Case for Global Stimulus: An IMF Staff Position Note,” Charles Freedman (CMFE Co-Director)
15:20 – 16:00 Panel Discussion: Larry Schembri (Bank of Canada), Jim Haley (Department of Finance), Chris Ragan (McGill University and Clifford Clark Visiting Economist at the Department of Finance, January 2009 through June 2010)
16:15 – 17:30 Drinks in C-879 Loeb (H. Scott Gordon Lounge)