When: Monday, July 15 - Tuesday, July 16, 2019
The Municipal Finance Conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, issuers and regulators to discuss recent research on municipal markets and municipal finance. This year’s conference is a joint venture of The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings, the Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
Monday, July 15
1:30 p.m. -- Plenary I: Climate transition risks for state and local governments
Authors: Adele Morris, Noah Kaufman, and Siddhi Doshi
4:30 p.m. -- Panel 1: Payment-in-kind for state & local pensions: Good idea or not? When it is appropriate? When not?
Mike Imber, Laura Quinby, Jonathan Steinberg and Todd Tauzer
7:00 p.m. -- Dinner and keynote: Dan Hynes, former Illinois comptroller
(offsite - will be recorded for playback)
Tuesday, July 16
11:15 a.m. -- Panel discussion: Communities left behind: A broad panel ranging from consolidation within metro areas to other policies to address the gap between winning and losing communities
Tim Bartik, Chris Berry, Ingrid Ellen, and Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI)