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    LIVE WEBCAST -- 7th annual Municipal Finance Conference

    When: Monday, July 16 - Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Where:  https://www.brookings.edu/events/7th-annual-municipal-finance-conference/ 


    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 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.

    The live webcast will include both plenary sessions and Tuesday's panel discussion

    Monday, July 16

    1:15 p.m. -- Plenary I 

    • The evolving municipal advisor market in the post Dodd-Frank era
      Dan Bergstresser, Martin Luby
    • The impact of Dodd-Frank on credit ratings and bond yields: The municipal securities’ case
      Yulianti Abbas, Craig Johnson, Chantalle LaFontant

    7:00 p.m. -- Dinner and keynote
    (offsite - will be recorded for playback)

    Tuesday, July 17

    10:30 a.m. -- Plenary II

    • What went wrong?: The Puerto Rican debt crisis and the ‘Treasury Put’
      Bob Chirinko, Ryan Chiu, Shaina Henderson
    • State tax cuts and debt market outcomes: An empirical analysis of the Kansas tax reform
      Komla Dzigbede, Rahul Pathak

    12:00 p.m. -- Panel discussion

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