Small Cadre of Bankers ‘Experimenting’ With World Economy


Heads up, conspiracy buffs.

There is a group of 18 bankers, including our very own Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and other MIT alumni, who meet several times a year to discuss their ongoing experiments with the world economy.

The Wall Street Journal this week printed a piece about the group, called the Economic Consultative Committee, that meets in Basel, Switzerland, six times a year.

The meetings themselves are highly secretive, according to the Journal. There are no minutes kept, and even staff members are forbidden to attend.

Of the 18 central bankers, five are MIT grads. The countries represented by the bankers produce $51 trillion in GDP annually.

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