Per Jacobsson Foundation Lecture: "A new age of uncertainty? Implications for monetary policy"

Per Jacobsson Lecture and panel discussion on the occasion of the Bank's Annual General Meeting, Basel, 26 June 2022.

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26 June 2022
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Per Jacobsson Foundation Lecture

Lecturer: Dr Jens Weidmann, former President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and former Chair of the BIS Board of Directors

Chair: Guillermo Ortiz, Chairman, Per Jacobsson Foundation, Board Member BTG Pactual, Former Governor of the Bank of Mexico and Former Chair of the Board of Directors of the BIS

26 Jun 2022 BIS Annual General Meeting, 26 June 2022, Basel

Jens Weidmann discussed the succession of crises faced by central banks over the past years. These suggest that the future inflation environment will be different from the one we know.  Uncertainty about important macroeconomic variables and about inflation dynamics will remain high.

Panel discussion

26 Jun 2022 BIS Annual General Meeting, Basel

Chair: Agustín Carstens, General Manager, Bank for International Settlements

Panellists: Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan; Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor, Bank of Spain; Lesetja Kganyago, Governor, South African Reserve Bank; Thomas Jordan, Chairman, Swiss National Bank