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SOMC: 10 Years After the Crisis The State of Monetary and Financial Policy

Friday October 2018

Robert Kaplan serves as the thirteenth president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He represents the Eleventh Federal Reserve District on the Federal Open Market Committee in the formulation of U.S. monetary policy and oversees the 1,200 employees of the Dallas Fed.

The Shadow Open Market Committee, under the auspices of the Manhattan Institute, is an independent group of economists that provides external perspectives on policy choices by the Federal Reserve and other leading central banks. The SOMC addresses a wide range of macroeconomic issues, including monetary policy, banking and financial regulations, and fiscal policy matters that bear on monetary policy decisions.