Skip to main content

Quantitative Easing (QE) Conference

June 30, 2011 at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Program Information

Please note that attendance is by invitation only.

To request to attend the conference, or for information about the conference or help with hotel reservations, please contact Sandra Butler at, (314) 444-8591, or 1-800-333-0810, ext. 44-8591.

Conference Program

8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcoming Remarks and Thoughts on QE, Jim Bullard

10:00 AM

"Large-Scale Asset Purchases by the Federal Reserve: Did They Work?"
Presenter: Matthew Raskin
Coauthors: Joseph Gagnon, Julie Remache, Brian Sack
Discussants: Jim Hamilton, Kevin Hoover

11:10 AM


11:25 AM

"The Large-Scale Asset Purchases Had Large International Effects"
Presenter: Christopher J. Neely
Discussants: Kenneth Kuttner, Owen Humpage

12:35 PM


1:35 PM

"The Effectiveness of Alternative Monetary Policy Tools in a Zero Lower Bound Environment"
Presenter: Cynthia Wu
Coauthor: James Hamilton
Discussants: Taeyoung Doh, Dan Thornton

2:45 PM

"The financial market impact of quantitative easing"
Presenter: Michael Joyce
Coauthors: Ana Lasaosa, Ibrahim Stevens, Matthew Tong
Discussants: Ed Nelson, Bruce Mizrach

3:55 PM


4:15 PM

"Flow and Stock Effects of Large-Scale Treasury Purchases"
Presenter: Thomas B. King
Coauthor: Stefania D’Amico
Discussants: Michael Fleming, Chris Lamoureux

5:30 PM