On 27 June 2017, in this British Academy 'President's Lecture', Janet Yellen and Nicholas Stern had a wide-ranging discussion about global economic issues.
The President’s Lecture offers a platform for an eminent public figure to address the British Academy – typically in conversation with the President of the British Academy. The first event was held in 2017.
The Honorable Janet L Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in conversation with Lord (Nicholas) Stern, President of the British Academy. This conversation will explore issues related to financial stability, including: lessons from the financial crisis; how we have adapted/responded, both in the U.S. and globally; the state of financial regulation. It will also reflect on current economic issues, including: the global economic outlook, the US economy, monetary policy, productivity, and the implications of ageing populations.