Mr. Paul A Volcker visited SPPM
On February 24th, Mr. Paul A. Volcker, the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve visited the School of Public Policy and Management. A roundtable meeting themed of Monetary Policy of the Federal Reserve and the International Monetary System in the Post Financial Crisis Era was held in the school. Professor Xue Lan, Dean of SPPM moderated the discussion.
Mr. Paul A. Volcker
This event was co-hosted by SPPM, Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy and the Center for Industrial Development and Environmental Governance.
Mr. Paul A. Volcker and Dean Xue Lan
This is the third time Mr. Volcker visited SPPM since 2008.
Bio of Mr. Paul A. Volcker
Mr. Paul A. Volcker worked in the United States Federal Government for almost 30 years, culminating in two terms as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1979-1987. For ten years, he served as Chairman of Wolfensohn & Co., as well as Professor Emeritus of International Economic Policy at Princeton. From 1996-1999, he was Chairman of a committee to determine existing dormant accounts and other assets in Swiss banks of victims of Nazi persecution. From 2000-2005, he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Accounting Standards Committee. In April 2004, he was asked by was asked by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to chair an inquiry into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program. In 2007, he was asked by the President of the World Bank to chair a panel of experts to review the operations of the Department of Institutional Integrity of World Bank. From November 2008 to 2011, he served as Chairman of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board.