Asian Monetary Policy Forum 2021

 
 

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Agenda

26
May
2021
Wednesday
 
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm (SGT)
Opening Session
Chair: Edward Robinson, Deputy Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Welcome Remarks
Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Agustin Carsten, General Manager, Bank of International Settlements
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Keynote Speech
Anil Kashyap, Stevens Distinguished Service Professor of Economics and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
6:30 pm - 6:40 pm
6:40 pm - 7:10 pm
Overview
Chair:
Bernard Yeung, Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management, National University of Singapore and President of ABFER

Authors:
Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements
Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements
Ilhyock Shim, Head of Economics and Financial Markets for Asia-Pacific, Bank for International Settlements

Discussant:
Linda Goldberg
Senior Vice President, Financial Intermediation Function, Federal Reserve Bank of New York


 
27
May
2021
Thursday

8:00 pm - 8:45 pm (SGT)
PANEL – ADVANCED ECONOMIES
Chair:
Stijn Claessens, Deputy Head of MED & Head of Financial Stability Policy, Bank for International Settlements

Sweden
Authors:
Stefan Ingves, Governor and Chairman of the Executive Board, Swedish Riksbank
Johan Grip, Senior Economist, Swedish Riksbank

Discussant:
Charles Bean, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics

United Kingdom
Authors:
Thorsten Beck, Professor of Banking and Finance, CASS Business School
Dennis Reinhardt, Senior Economist, Bank of England
Rhiannon Sowerbutts, Senior Economist, Bank of England
Simon Lloyd, Senior Research Economist, Bank of England

Discussant:
Paul Tucker, Chair of the Systemic Risk Council and Research fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

8:50 pm - 9:20 pm
Thematic Chapters
Chair:
Steven Davis, William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Sending countries
Authors:
Kristin Forbes, Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management and Global Economics, MIT-Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Katharina Bergant, Economist, International Monetary Fund

Discussant:
Valentina Bruno, Professor of Finance, Kogod School of Business, American University

9:25 pm - 9:55 pm
Receiving countries
Sebastian Edward, Professor of Global Economics and Management, Henry Ford II Chair in International Management, Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles

Discussant:
Eswar Prasad, Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

10:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Emerging Policy Framework
Authors:
Luiz Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager, Bank for International Settlements
Pierre-Richard Agénor, Hallsworth Professor of International Macroeconomics and Development Economics, University of Manchester

Discussant:
Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science, University of California


 
28
May
2021
Friday
 
9:00 am - 10:00 am (SGT)
PANEL – LARGE ASIAN ECONOMIES
Chair:
Beatrice Weder di Mauro, Professor of International Economics at Graduate Institute of Geneva; Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute, Singapore; and President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research

China
Authors:
Yiping Huang, Professor, National School of Development, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University
Tingting Lü, Director, Monetary Cooperation Division, Macroprudential Policy Bureau, People's Bank of China

Discussant:
Yi Huang, Associate Professor, International Economics, Graduate Institute Geneva

India
Author:
Viral Acharya, C.V. Starr Professor of Economics, NYU Stern School of Business, New York University

Discussant:
Duvvuri Subbarao, Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Korea
Authors:
Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements
Kwanho Shin, Professor of Economics, Korea University

Discussant:
Hwanseok Lee, Deputy Governor, Bank of Korea

10:10 am - 10:55 am
PANEL – COMMODITY EXPORTERS II
Chair:
Siddharth Tiwari, Chief Representative, BIS Representative Office for Asia-Pacific

Indonesia
Authors:
Muhamad Chatib Basri, Senior Lecturer, University of Indonesia
Reza Siregar, Special Staff, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs of Indonesia

Discussant:
Perry Warjiyo, Governor, Bank Indonesia

Latin America
Authors:
Alexandre Tombini, Chief Representative, BIS Office for the Americas
Fabrizio Zampolli, Head of Economics for Latin America & the Caribbean, Bank for International Settlements
Ana Aguilar, Senior Economist, Bank for International Settlements

Discussant:
Enrique Mendoza, Presidential Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PANEL – SMALL OPEN ECONOMIES
Chair:
Benoit Mojon, Head of Economic Analysis, Bank for International Settlements

Croatia
Authors:
Boris Vujčić, Governor, Croatian National Bank
Mirna Dumičić Jemrić, Chief Advisor, Financial Stability Department, Croatian National Bank
Lana Ivičić, Advisor, Croatian National Bank

Discussant:
Tuomas Peltonen, Deputy Head, Secretariat, European Systemic Risk Board

Hong Kong SAR
Authors:
Robert McCauley, Non-resident Senior Fellow, Global Development Policy Center, Boston University
Catherine Schenk, Professor or Economic & Social History, Oxford University

Discussant:
Arthur Yuen, Deputy Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Singapore
Authors:
Ramkishen Rajan, Yong Pung How Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Edward Robinson, Deputy Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Rosemary Lim, Executive Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Discussant:
Yongheng Deng (Pre-recording), Professor, Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and John P. Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison

4:05 pm - 4:20pm
Concluding Remarks
Edward Robinson, Deputy Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Claudio Borio, Head of Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements
Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements

4:20 pm


All timings stated are in Singapore time. Updated 12 April 2021.