32nd AMT: Housing, Fannie and Freddie and the Policy Shift and The Fed, ECB and BoJ: Objectives and Challenges

VIDEO April 18, 2014

Speaker / Author

Bill Dunkelberg, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

William Dunkelberg is professor emeritus of economics in the College of Liberal Arts, Temple University, where he served as dean of the School of Business and Management from 1987 through 1994 and as director of the Center for the Advancement and Study of Entrepreneurship. He served as the Global Interdependence Center’s Chairman for 20 years. He currently serves as chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business (300,000 member firms; since 1971). His prior appointments were at the Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and the Survey Research Center at the ... Read More

Douglas G. Duncan, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of Fannie Mae

Douglas G. Duncan is Fannie Mae's senior vice president and chief economist. He is responsible for providing all forecasts and analyses on the economy, housing, and mortgage markets for Fannie Mae. Duncan also oversees corporate strategy and is responsible for strategic research regarding external factors and their potential impact on the company and the housing industry. Named one of Bloomberg / BusinessWeek's 50 Most Powerful People in Real Estate and one of Inman News' 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders for 2013, Duncan is Fannie Mae's source for information and analyses on the external business and economic environment, the implications of ... Read More

Mickey Levy, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, Berenberg Capital Markets.

Dr. Mickey Levy is chief US economist of Berenberg Capital Markets.  Formerly, he was chief economist of Bank of America.  He is a long-standing member of the Shadow Open Market Committee and is on the Advisory Board of the Office of Financial Research (OFR).  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Affairs and the Economic Club of New York. Dr. Levy’s research, which appears in numerous policy journals, focuses on monetary and fiscal policies and how they affect global economic and financial performance.  Dr. Levy testifies regularly before the US Congress on monetary and fiscal policies, banking and financial ... Read More