From Covid to conflict:
New economic policy challenges for an uncertain world

Online & in-person, 28 April & 9 May 2022


Series Description

The MMF Society and the Resolution Foundation are co-hosting a series of webinars to dive into the big economic challenges we face in making a success of the Covid recovery. Internationally renowned economists and policymakers will discuss those challenges – from the big structural shifts that the pandemic has caused, to how we can drive a jobs and productivity rich recovery.

Together we stand, divided we fall? Is multilateral policy making equipped for the global economic challenges we face?

Thursday 28 April 2022
Chair: Lord Willetts (President of the Resolution Foundation).
Speakers: Adam Posen (Chair of the Peterson Institute), and Katharine Neiss (Chief European Economist at PGIM Fixed Income).

Taking the right path: Where does monetary policy go in a low rate, high inflation, unstable economic environment?

Monday 9 May 2022
Chair: Rachana Shanbhogue (Finance and Economics Editor of The Economist).
Speakers: Michael Saunders (external member of the Monetary Policy Committee), and Petra Geraats (Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge).

Media Coverage

"Raise rates quickly or inflation crisis will get worse, says Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders"

The Times (Monday May 09 2022)

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"Bank of England rate setter warns UK inflation ‘uncomfortably high’"

The Financial Times (Monday 9 May 2022)

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