ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to speak and answer audience and online questions at the University of Michigan next week.
The school says Bernanke will speak at a 4 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Ann Arbor school's Rackham Auditorium. He and Ford School of Public Policy Dean Susan Collins will discuss monetary policy, recovery from the global financial crisis and long-term challenges facing the American economy.
The event is free and open to the public. It's sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
The university says Bernanke will take questions from the audience and from Twitter.
Bernanke started his second term as Fed chairman two years ago.
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