Supply, Demand and Deadlines
A Workshop on Economics for Journalists

2006 Agenda

Sunday, October 15

5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Welcome and plan for the conference
Kathleen Hansen and Art Rolnick
6:35 p.m. Presentation by David Warsh,,
formerly with Boston Globe

Monday, October 16

8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - Noon The Economics of Immigration Policy
[PDF Slides]
David Card, University of California at Berkeley
and panel of reporter/respondents
Noon Lunch
  Discussion among attendees and speakers
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. “Trade Policy”
Matthew J. Slaughter, President's Council of Economic Advisers and panel of reporter/respondents
5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Reception and Dinner
7:30 p.m. - Informal discussions among participants

Tuesday, October 17

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman,
Federal Reserve System, followed by Q&A
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. - Noon Fiscal Policy
[PDF] Powerpoint Slides
V.V. Chari, University of Minnesota and
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Lunch & Wrap-up Gary H. Stern, President,
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
1:30 p.m. - Participants depart


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