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2018 MFM Panel Discussion: Challenges and Consequences of Advances in Financial Technology

The Macro Financial Modeling (MFM) Project held its third MFM Summer Session for Young Scholars at the Cape Cod, MA on June 17-21, 2018. This year’s MFM Summer Session panel featured elite speakers such as Beverly Hirtle, Executive Vice President Director of Research at the NY Fed with experience in financial market oversight and stress testing, Tao Wang, Head of China Economic Research, UBS Investment Bank with a particular expertise in macroeconomics and finance in Asia, and Richard Sandor, Chairman and CEO of the American Financial Exchange and Professor at the University of Chicago, who has had vast experience in the creation of financial markets.. This three-day intensive program is designed for early-career professionals and doctoral students in economics and related fields who are interested in developing enhanced macroeconomic models with linkages to the financial sector. The program provides an opportunity to learn about, discuss, and advance work on macro models with financial sector linkages and related topics.