On February 3, 2011, the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) at Columbia Business School co-organized a lecture with the Japan Society, "What Impact Will Monetary Easing Have on U.S. & Global Economies?" The event featured Brian Foran, Managing Director, Senior Analyst covering Regional Banks and Credit Cards sectors for Equity Research at Nomura Securities International, Inc. (NSI); Alicia Ogawa, Senior Advisor at CJEB; David Resler, Managing Director and U.S. Chief Economist at NSI; and Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor at the Financial Times.
The panel focused on addressing three main questions: did the U.S. Federal Reserve's second round of quantitative easing policies (QE2) work, did QE2 have a "Japanese-style" outcome, and what will QE2 do for the United States's and the world's economies?
A summary report of the event is available here.