The extraordinary responses of central banks to the pandemic have included both greater risk taking by central banks and very close cooperation with fiscal authorities on risky lending programs, particularly to support the nonfinancial sector. Are central banks risking future independence through their current actions?
Speakers will include:
Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of Bank of Thailand, Chair of the BIS Central Bank Governance Group
Athanasios Orphanides, Professor of Practice at MIT Sloan School , former Governor of the Bank of Cyprus
Kathryn Judge, Harvey J. Goldschmid Professor of Law at Columbia Law School
Moderator : Takatoshi Ito, Professor of International and Public Affairs a, Columbia SIPA, Associate Director of the Center for Japanese Economy and Business at Columbia Business School.
Discussant: Patricia C. Mosser, Director of Central Banking and Financial Policy@SIPA, and Senior Research Scholar, Columbia SIPA