Thursday, October 18, 2018
Columbia University, School of International Affairs Building

Keynote Address: Paul Tucker, Harvard Kennedy School and Systemic Risk Council


A book discussion with Paul Tucker on his new book on what it means for central banks to be independent agencies, the evolution of central bank authority, and the state of central bank independence today.



Thursday, October 18, 2018

1:30 – 2:45 pm


Administrative Law, Delegate Authorities and Central Banking

  • Peter Conti-Brown, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
  • Athanasios Orphanides, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Gillian Metzger, Columbia Law School
  • Roberta Romano, Yale Law School

3:15 – 4:30 pm

Central Bank Independence, Governance and Policymaking

  • Sarah Binder, George Washington University and Brookings Institution
  • Donald Kohn, Brookings Institution
  • Frederic Mishkin, Columbia Business School
  • Kim Schoenholtz, NYU Stern
5:00 pm

Book Talk:  Unelected Power:  The Search for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State        

  • Paul Tucker, Harvard Kennedy School and Systemic Risk Council
  • Discussant:  Sharyn O’Halloran, Columbia University



  • Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
  • Columbia Law School
  • Columbia Business School