Conversations with the Fed

Hamilton's Central Bank — Then and Now

Niel Willardson | Senior Vice President and General Counsel

November 1, 2018
7:00 PM  - 8:00 PM

Niel Willardson

Do you have Hamilton fever? Curious to know what really happened in The Room Where it Happened? Why was Hamilton’s financial plan so controversial? What happened to his First Bank of the United States? How does it compare to today’s Federal Reserve System?

Join Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Senior Vice President & General Counsel Niel Willardson to find out more about Hamilton’s Bank of the United States, the precursor to today’s Federal Reserve System. In what ways does Hamilton’s vision still play out in our central bank today?

Conversations with the Fed: Hamilton's Central Bank was a public event and discussion held at the Minneapolis Fed on November 1, 2018.

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