Central Banking Series: Paris Session I: Economics and International Research

VIDEO May 22, 2018

Speaker / Author

Olivier Garnier

Director General for Economics and International, Banque de France

Olivier Garnier is Director General for Economics and International at Banque de France. He is a member of the Banque de France Executive Committee. Before joining Banque de France in September 2017, he was the Group Chief Economist of Société Générale and a member of the Group’s General Management Committee. He has also been Deputy-CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Société Générale Asset Management. He started his career at the French Ministry of Finance where he held various positions. In particular, he was the Economic Adviser to the Finance Minister from 1994 to 1997, and to the Treasury’s Director in 1992-1993. He ... Read More

David E. Altig, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Dr. David E. Altig is executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In addition to advising the Bank president on monetary policy and related matters, Dr. Altig oversees the Bank's regional executives and the Bank's research department. He also serves as a member of the Bank's management and discount committees. He leads the Atlanta Fed's macroblog, which provides commentary on economic topics, including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, and the Southeast economy. Dr. Altig also serves as an adjunct professor of economics in the graduate school of business at the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the ... Read More