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11/4: 2015 NEC Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture and Annual Members Dinner: Stanley Fischer, FRB

  • 04 Nov 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Embassy of Canada 501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20001-2111
  • 10

Registration

  • NEC Member whose status is NOT expired and is current at the time of registration. This is Early Bird Registration and rates will increase on October 10 to $140.00.

    NOTE: You may register ONE guest at the member rate.
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  • Members of NABE and SGE but not a current member of the NEC. This is the Early Bird rate and will increase on October 10, 2015 to $150.00. Code is required to register under this category--please contact the Manager at manager@national-economists. This registration category will open on Sept 12.
  • Anyone who is not a current member of the NEC nor a member of an affiliated organization. This is the Early Bird rate and will increase to $170.00 on October 10, 2015. This category will open on September 12 for registrations.

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2015 Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture 
Stanley Fischer
Vice Chairman
Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System

Stanley Fischer took office as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on May 28, 2014, to fill an unexpired term ending January 31, 2020. He was sworn in as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors on June 16, 2014. His term as Vice Chairman expires on June 12, 2018.

Prior to his appointment to the Board, Dr. Fischer was governor of the Bank of Israel from 2005 through 2013.

From February 2002 to April 2005, Dr. Fischer was vice chairman of Citigroup. Dr. Fischer served as the first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund from September 1994 through August 2001. From January 1988 to August 1990, he was the chief economist of the World Bank.

From 1977 to 1999, Dr. Fischer was a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). From 1992 to 1995, he was the Elizabeth and James Killian Class of 1926 professor. From 1973 to 1977, Dr. Fischer was an associate professor of economics at MIT. Prior to joining the MIT faculty, Dr. Fischer was an assistant professor of economics and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Fischer has published many articles on a wide variety of economic issues, and he is the author and editor of several scholarly books. He has been a fellow at the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Econometric Society, as well as a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an honorary fellow at the London School of Economics.

Dr. Fischer was born in Lusaka, Zambia, in October 1943. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969.

RECEPTION ON THE 6TH FLOOR

From 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

BISON CARPACCIO ON A CROSTINI

Topped With Baby Arugula And Maple Mustard

TANGY ARTICHOKES AND PARMESAN CHEESE

In A Delicate Pastry Baked Until Golden Brown

CANADIAN LOBSTER FRITTERS With Tahitian Vanilla Butter

CANADIAN BEER AND WINE

Also Includes Assorted Soda And Juices

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DINNER and REMARKS:  7:00 p.m.


IN THE CANADA ROOM

ASPARAGUS AND SHIITAKE SALAD

Topped With Shaved Parmesan And White Truffle Oil

ENTREE OPTION 1

Roasted Canadian Salmon Served Over Wild Pecan Rice And Grilled Asparagus

ENTREE OPTION 2

Filet Mignon Medallion Offered With A Port Wine And Roasted Shallot Sauce

Served Accompanied By Whiled Pecan Rice And Grilled Asparagus

Entrée Option 3

Vegetarian

Wine Service With Dinner

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~FOR DESSERT~

Maple Mousse Served With Seasonal Berries

Coffee And Tea Will Be Offered During Dessert


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