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Preliminary Program

[ 1st Day ] June 15, 2006

[ 1st Day ] June 15, 2006
7:00 p.m. ~ 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception I Dinner

[ 2nd Day ] June 16, 2006

[ 2nd Day ] June 16, 2006
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration  
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m Opening Address
Seongtae Lee

Governor, The Bank of Korea
9:10 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Keynote Speech
Frederic Mishkin

Professor, Columbia University
9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m Coffee Break

Session 1

Session 1
Chairperson Malcolm Gillis Professor, Rice University
10:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Can Central Banks Target Bond Prices?
Speaker Kenneth Kuttner Professor, Oberlin University
Discussants Brian Sack Vice President, Macroeconomic Advisers
Ehung Gi Baek Professor, Sangmyung University
Floor Discussion
11:10 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. The Interest Rate Channel of Monetary Transmission in the Low Inflation Era in Korea
Speaker Hyun Euy Kim Head of Monetary Studies Team,
the Bank of Korea
Discussants Jean Boivin Professor, Columbia University
Joon-Ho Hahm Professor, Yonsei University
Floor Discussion
12:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon
Luncheon Address Un-Chan Chung President, Seoul National University

Session 2

Session 2
Chairperson Moon-Soo Kang Monetary Policy Committee Member, the Bank of Korea
2:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Optimal Monetary Policy in an Environment of Low Inflation and Rising Asset Prices
Speaker Takatoshi Ito Professor, the University of Tokyo
Discussants Jon Faust Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Young Sik Kim Professor, Seoul National University
Floor Discussion
3:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Monetary and Fiscal Policy in a Low Inflation Economy with Learning
Speaker John Williams Senior Vice President and Advisor,
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Discussants Gauti Eggertsson Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Jong-Wha Lee Professor, Korea University
Floor Discussion
4:20 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Coffee Break

General Discussion

General Discussion
Chairperson Frederic Mishkin Professor, Columbia University
4:40 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Discussants William Poole President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Marvin Goodfriend Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
In June Kim Professor, Seoul National University
Yung Chul Park Professor, Seoul National University
Floor Discussion
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dinner
Dinner Address Seongtae Lee Governor, the Bank of Korea