Ben Bernanke will discuss his new book, The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and its Aftermath, and his time as chair of the US Federal Reserve.
Ben S. Bernanke (@benbernanke) is a Distinguished Fellow in Residence with the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. From February 2006 through January 2014, he was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Dr. Bernanke also served as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System's principal monetary policymaking body.
Erik Berglof (@ErikBerglof) is Director of the Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) at LSE.
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