A Peek at More Than Three Decades of Jackson Hole Economic Gabfests


Paul Volcker during meeting in Washington, D.C., Nov. 1982.

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The annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium is upon us, running Aug. 25-27 this year on the topic of "Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future." The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City began hosting the conference at Jackson Lake Lodge in Wyoming more than three decades ago. Organizers chose the late-summer timing and outdoorsy location to attract a crowd, including then-Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, an avid fly fisherman. We dug up some photos from the archives that show moments from Jackson Hole summits through the years.

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