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Jackson Hole Economic Symposium

What is 'Jackson Hole Economic Symposium'

An annual symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City since 1978, and held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, since 1981. The symposium focuses on an important economic issue that faces U.S. and world economies. Participants include prominent central bankers and finance ministers, as well as academic luminaries and leading financial market players from around the world.
The Symposium proceedings are closely followed by market participants, as unexpected remarks emanating from the heavyweights at the Symposium have the potential to affect global stock and currency markets.

Explaining 'Jackson Hole Economic Symposium'

The topic for the 2010 Symposium was "Macroeconomic Challenges: The Decade Ahead." Speakers included Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, and Kansas City Fed President Tom Hoenig.


Further Reading


Financial intermediaries, financial stability, and monetary policy
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Whither monetary and financial stability? The implications of evolving policy regimesWhither monetary and financial stability? The implications of evolving policy regimes
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Financial stability and monetary policy: How closely interlinked?Financial stability and monetary policy: How closely interlinked?
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Financial intermediaries and monetary economicsFinancial intermediaries and monetary economics
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Q&A About Jackson Hole Economic Symposium


Who sponsors the event?

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis sponsor the event.

What is the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium?

The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium is an annual symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City since 1978, and held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming since 1981.

How did their remarks affect global stock markets ?

Their remarks had a significant impact on global stock markets .

What are some topics covered at this event?

Some topics include monetary policy, financial markets, and economic growth.

When does it take place?

It takes place annually.

How did their remarks affect currency markets ?

Their remarks had a significant impact on currency markets .

Who were some of these heavyweights ?

Speakers included Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke , ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet , and Kansas City Fed President Tom Hoenig .

What was discussed at this year's symposium ?

Macroeconomic Challenges - The Decade Ahead

What is the purpose of this event?

This event focuses on an important economic issue that faces U.S and world economies. Participants include prominent central bankers and finance ministers as well as academic luminaries and leading financial market players from around the world. The Symposium proceedings are closely followed by market participants, as unexpected remarks emanating from heavyweights at the Symposium have the potential to affect global stock and currency markets.  

Who founded this symposium ?

Alan Greenspan founded this symourse .

Where does it take place?

It takes place in Wyoming.

How long has this symposium been taking place?

This symposium has been taking place since 1983 .

How can you attend this symposium if you are not a member of the media or a government official?

You can attend by registering online for free .

Who sponsors this symposium?

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City sponsors this symposium.

Why was it created ?

To provide a forum for discussion about economic issues facing our nation .