Past Event

BPEA Spring 2024 conference

Presented by The Brookings Institution

Thursday, March 28 - Friday, March 29, 2024

Session 1 – Why Do We Dislike Inflation?

Session 2 – The Impact of Vaccines and Behavior on US Cumulative Deaths from COVID 19

Session 3 – Sustained Debt Reduction The Jamaica Exception

Session 4 – Changing Central Bank Pressures and Inflation

Session 5 – The emergence of a Uniform Business Cycle in the United States

Session 6 – The Evolution of Banking in the 21st Century

The Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (BPEA) is a semi-annual academic conference and journal that pairs rigorous research with real-time policy analysis to address the most urgent economic challenges of the day. The Spring 2024 BPEA Conference was held March 28-29, 2024 hosted by Brookings’ Economic Studies program. The conference proceedings are open to anyone who wishes to observe the vanguard of economic thought around global economic issues.

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The Fall 2024 conference will be held September 26-27, 2024.