Putting Investors First: Is the Fed Fueling Inequality? + Society Social

Karen Petrou, one of the foremost global experts in financial regulation, kicked off a heated debate last year when she published her book, Engine of Inequality: The Fed and the Future of Wealth in America. She then followed up with a July op-ed in The New York Times, “Only the Rich Could Love This Economic Recovery.” Baird Vice Chairman John Taft will moderate a discussion with Karen on why she believes “the U.S. central bank has played a direct, if wholly unintended, role in driving income and wealth inequality to astonishing heights.”