s the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Federal Reserve a cause for celebration or condemnation? Has the Fed, as Ben Bernanke said, “come full circle back to the original goal of preventing financial panics?” Two financial historians, James Grant and Richard Sylla, debate the benefits and dangers of the Fed and explore its history with us.

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James Grant Conference

JAMES GRANT

Founder and Editor

Grant’s Interest Rate Observer

RICHARD SYLLA

Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets

Stern School of Business, New York University

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