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Ultra-low and Negative Interest Rates: Impact and Implications

November 23, 2020

Join the Mastercard Economics Institute for this exclusive webinar that will deliver tailored economic insights with a focus on ultra-low and negative interest rates. Bricklin Dwyer, Chief Economist and Head of the Mastercard Economics Institute, and David Mann, Mastercard Chief Economist for Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, will host the webinar with special guest Guntram Wolff, Director of Bruegel, the Brussels-based economic think tank.

The ongoing pandemic and weak economic outlook have reignited the debate about ultra-low and negative interest rates. During this session, we will discuss the merits of ultra-low and negative interest rates and the potential unintended side effects of ultra-accommodative monetary policy.

Webinar Speakers:

Bricklin Dwyer  

Bricklin Dwyer

Chief Economist, Head of the Mastercard Economics Institute

   

 

David Mann Headshot

 

David Mann

Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, Mastercard

   

 

Guntram Wolff Headshot

 

Guntram Wolff

Director, Bruegel

The Mastercard Economics Institute was launched in 2020 to analyze macroeconomic trends through the lens of the consumer, drawing on Mastercard insights—including Mastercard SpendingPulse™—and other publicly available data.

The webinar will be available for invited participants to view on-demand after the session using the same registration page.

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