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Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics

Expertise

Globalization, international finance, monetary policy, hedge funds.

Programs

The Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics , World Economic Update Series , High-Level Roundtable Series on International Economics

Bio

Sebastian Mallaby is Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). An experienced journalist and public speaker, Mallaby is also a contributing columnist for the Washington Post, where he previously served as a staff columnist and editorial board member. His interests cover a wide variety of domestic and international issues, including central banks, financial markets, the implications of the rise of newly emerging powers, and the intersection of economics and international relations. His writing has also appeared in the Atlantic and the Financial Times, where he spent two years as a contributing editor.

Mallaby is the author of The Man Who Knew: The Life & Times of Alan Greenspan, to be released in October 2016 following five years of research and unlimited access to the former Federal Reserve chairman. His previous book, More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite, was described by New York Times columnist David Brooks as "superb"; it was the recipient of the 2011 Loeb Prize, a finalist in the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs prize, and a New York Times bestseller. Mallaby's earlier books are The World's Banker, a portrait of the World Bank under James Wolfensohn that was named as an "Editor's Choice" by the New York Times; and After Apartheid, which was named by the New York Times as a "Notable Book." An essay in the Financial Times said of The World's Banker, "Mallaby's book may well be the most hilarious depiction of a big organization and its controversial boss since Michael Lewis's Liar's Poker."

Before joining the Washington Post in 1999, Mallaby spent thirteen years with the Economist. While at the Economist, he worked in London, where he wrote about foreign policy and international finance; in Africa, where he covered Nelson Mandela's release and the collapse of apartheid; and in Japan, where he covered the breakdown of the country's political and economic consensus. Between 1997 and 1999, Mallaby was the Economist's Washington bureau chief and wrote the magazine's weekly Lexington column on American politics and foreign policy. He is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist: once for editorials on Darfur and once for a series on economic inequality. In 2015, he helped to found a startup, InFacts.org, a web publication making the fact-based case for Britain to remain in the European Union.

Mallaby was educated at Oxford, graduating in 1986 with a first class degree in modern history. After eighteen years in Washington, DC, he moved to London in 2014, where he lives with his wife, Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor in chief of the Economist.

The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan

No post-war figure has loomed over global finance as imposingly as Alan Greenspan, America’s Fed chairman from the booming 1980s until the eve of the 2008 financial crash. And no figure has been more paradoxical: a man who preached the virtue of the gold standard, yet came to embody paper money; a man who posed as a dry technocrat, yet was political to his core. From his debut as an acolyte of the cultish libertarian novelist, Ayn Rand, through his controversial relationship with Richard Nixon and successive presidents, Greenspan was the ultimate Washington wise man, the quiet God in the machine. But when global finance melted down, Greenspan’s reputation melted with it.

Based on five years of untrammelled access to Greenspan, his papers, and his professional and personal intimates, this is the definitive study of the preeminent financial statesman of our times. Powered by fast-moving dialogue, it is at once a rags-to-riches story and a roller-coaster fable of fame acquired and lost. Throughout, it grapples with the central mystery that Greenspan’s life presents to us. Why did a man so universally celebrated forge a financial system that proved so fatally unstable? And how will his successors protect us from a future crash? 

Surveying the Global Crossroads of Politics and Finance

As globalization blurs the boundaries between national economies, the distinctions between political news and financial news are dissolving. Because events in one corner of the world can have major implications for markets around the globe, staying abreast of the latest political developments and economic data is essential in order to have a clear view of the forces shaping government and business decisions. Through roundtablespanel discussions, and quarterly World Economic Update meetings, I seek to put these current events in a larger macroeconomic context and consider their significance for leaders in both the public and private sector.

Featured Publications

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Op-Ed

A Bad Bank Rescue

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

Sebastian Mallaby says, the Treasury plan outlined Friday (9/26) involves vast risks, huge complexity and no guarantee of success. There are better ways forward, such as ordering banks to raise capital or buying equity stakes in them.

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Op-Ed

Nationalization: A Solution for Housing

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

Nationalizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two monster housing-finance companies, may be risky, but it is healthier than other options.  In this Washington Post op-ed, Sebastian Mallaby argues that the US government should nationalize and then dismantle these institutions, creating maximum space in the mortgage market for smaller private players.

See more in United States; Financial Crises; Financial Markets

Op-Ed

Our Tarnished Titans

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

For many decades, banking giants such as JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and others, enjoyed the reputation that came with their economic clout, political influence and sheer wealth. However, recent events at Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns have called into question this polished image, says Sebastian Mallaby.

See more in Financial Markets; United States

Op-Ed

The Audacity of Growth

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

John McCain likes to say he is for economic growth, offering the Republican narrative that they are for lower taxes, less regulation and freer trade. In this Washington Post op-ed, Sebastian Mallaby says that the real litmus tests on growth lie in policies toward education, basic science, skilled immigration, infrastructure and the grotesque tort system. And on these issues, the real pro-growth candidate looks to be Barack Obama.

See more in Monetary Policy; United States

Op-Ed

Rice and Baloney

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

We are now several months into the global food crisis. Food prices have almost doubled in three years, threatening to push 100 million people into absolute poverty, undoing much of the development progress of the past few years. The new hunger has triggered riots from Haiti to Egypt to Ethiopia, threatening political stability; it has conjured up a raft of protectionist policies, threatening globalization. Yet, Sebastian Mallaby argues that the response to this crisis from governments the world over has been lackadaisical or worse.

See more in Food Security; Agricultural Policy; Global

Op-Ed

Double Bubble Trouble?

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

In this Washington Post op-ed, Sebastian Mallaby explores the double-bubble theory of the current financial crisis—not only do we face the bursting of a real estate bubble, but we also face the bursting of a second bubble which is the product of a quarter-century expansion in borrowing, excessive confidence in the dollar and an overblown faith in markets.  In order to deal with this double-bubble, Mallaby advocates two reforms: bringing complex, “over the counter” securities onto exchanges and requiring lenders to increase capital cushions during market upswings.

See more in United States; Financial Crises; Financial Markets

Op-Ed

Demons on Wall Street

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

One year ago, with spectacular timing, a Wall Streeter named Richard Bookstaber published a book on financial engineering. He called it "A Demon of Our Own Design," and his argument was that a new breed of "quants" had created a system too complex to be manageable. In this Washington Post op-ed, Sebastian Mallaby agrees with Dr. Bookstaber that—in the wake of Bear Stearns—modern financial engineering has become harder to defend.

See more in United States; Corporate Governance; Financial Regulation

Op-Ed

Another Preemption Fight

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

Watching the global economy right now is a bit like watching the lead-up to the Iraq war—the risk presented by a festering threat has to be weighed against the risk inherent in preemptive action.  While it's impossible to know whether American activism or European immobility is correct because of the nature of the challenge, Sebastian Mallaby argues that the divergence in approaches on either side of the Atlantic is likely to stoke tensions.

See more in United States; Financial Crises

Op-Ed

Democrats, Off Course On Trade

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

In this Washington Post op-ed, Sebastian Mallaby argues that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have pushed trade populism beyond the point at which it can be easily forgiven.  Presidential primaries always seem to drive Democrats to the left—and this year's primaries have been painfully prolonged, damaging the party's credibility.

See more in United States; International Organizations and Alliances; Trade; Elections

Op-Ed

The Dollar in Danger

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

Since the breaking of the gold link, the dollar has become the world's primary measure of value.  But the dollar, like the gold standard before it, is under pressure. For the United States, a falling dollar means pricier imports but also an export boom that could carry the economy through its housing bust. Yet, for countries that use the euro, a weak dollar means a loss of competitiveness.  And for dollar-pegging Asian exporters, a falling dollar worsens the export boom that is overheating their economies. So the world faces a dilemma. Sebastian Mallaby argues that a long-term goal of an alternative global currency may be in order.

See more in United States; Monetary Policy

Op-Ed

Foreign Policy Grown-Up

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

As the presidential campaign heats up, Barack Obama has come out swinging against Hillary Clinton. In this Washington Post op-ed, Sebastian Mallaby writes that, alone among the Democratic candidates, Clinton has the honesty to insist that the case for war in Iraq was reasonable at the time - even if, with the benefit of hindsight, the invasion has proved disastrous. She is not running away from military power, even in a political climate that makes running attractive.  Likewise on Iran, Clinton is the only one to insist that sanctions are less a prelude to war than a means of forestalling it.  Mallaby claims that it is impressive and surprising that Clinton has risen above Bush hatred in forming her worldview.

See more in History and Theory of International Relations; Elections; United States

Op-Ed

A Booster for the World Bank

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

After the failed presidency of his predecessor, Robert Zoellick is off to a good start.  He has set himself up as an uncompromising booster- cutting interest rates on loans to middle-income countries to encourage them to borrow more and mobilizing money to increase assistance to the poorest.  Zoellick also recognizes that the World Bank can be used as a tool to manage the challenges presented by both globalization and rising powers such as China and India.  Sebastian Mallaby argues that the best shot at channeling the rising nations' power constructively is to reduce the political deficit in globalization- and Robert Zoellick is looking to do just that.

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Op-Ed

Bush's Unhealthy Vote

Author: Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post

President Bush is poised to veto a bill that would expand health care for poor children, despite the fact that the bill has bipartisan backing and two-thirds of the public say they like it.  Bush’s objection to Congress's proposal is that it represents "an incremental step toward the goal of government-run health care."  In this Washington Post op-ed, Sebastian Mallaby argues that some degree of government intervention in health care is both inevitable and desirable.

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Events

The Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics

Staff: Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics
May 12, 2009—Present

This endowed annual symposium was established in 2008 through the generosity of a gift from CFR member Stephen C. Freidheim, CIO and managing partner of Cyrus Capital Partners. The symposium addresses any of the broad spectrum of issues affecting Wall Street and international economics.

World Economic Update Series

Staff: Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics
January 1, 2000—Present

A spirited exchange among chief economists and leading financial analysts, the WEU highlights the quarter's most important signals and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their implications for U.S. policy.

High-Level Roundtable Series on International Economics

Staff: Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics
April 2010—Present

This roundtable series brings together senior financial experts from the private sector and the academic world to discuss ideas presented by a guest speaker on a pressing topic in international economics.

CFR Events

Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and U.S. Chief Economist, Nomura Securities International, Inc.

, Emma Dinsmore

Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, r-squared macro

, James Grant

Owner and Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and U.S. Chief Economist, Nomura Securities International, Inc.

, Emma Dinsmore

Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, r-squared macro

, James Grant

Owner and Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

June 21, 2016 7:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m.


7:45 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Meeting

June 21, 2016

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Meeting ⁄ Washington

The Brexit Debate and What it Means for Europe

Speakers Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Adam Posen

President, Peterson Institute for International Economics

, Constanze Stelzenmüller

Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe; Brookings Institution

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Adam Posen

President, Peterson Institute for International Economics

, Constanze Stelzenmüller

Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe; Brookings Institution


Presiders Michael Leigh

Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

, Michael Leigh

Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

June 15, 2016 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.


8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Meeting

June 15, 2016

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Meeting ⁄ Washington

The Case for U.S. Economic Leadership: A Conversation with Jacob J. Lew

Speakers Jacob J. Lew

Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

, Jacob J. Lew

Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow For International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow For International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

April 11, 2016 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.


8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Meeting

April 11, 2016

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Symposium ⁄ New York

More Europe, Less Europe, or a Different Europe

Panelists Robert Kahn

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Constanze Stelzenmuller

Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution


Presider Gary Rosen

Editor, Weekend Review, Wall Street Journal

March 22, 2016

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and U.S. Chief Economist, Nomura Securities International, Inc.

, Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

, Vincent Reinhart

Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and U.S. Chief Economist, Nomura Securities International, Inc.

, Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

, Vincent Reinhart

Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

February 2, 2016 7:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

February 2, 2016

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Conference Call

Global Markets and the Chinese Economy

Speakers Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Brad W. Setser

Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Brad W. Setser

Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations


Presiders Michael A. Levi

David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

, Michael A. Levi

David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

January 6, 2016 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

January 6, 2016

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Joyce Chang

Global Head of Research, Corporate and Investment Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

, Joyce Chang

Global Head of Research, Corporate and Investment Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

, Carmen M. Reinhart

Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 

, Willem H. Buiter

Global Chief Economist, Citigroup; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 

, Carmen M. Reinhart

Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 

, Willem H. Buiter

Global Chief Economist, Citigroup; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

September 16, 2015 7:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m.


7:45 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Meeting  

September 16, 2015

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International, Inc.; Former Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2009 to 2011)

, Ellen Zentner

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

, Peter R. Fisher

Senior Fellow, Center for Global Business and Government, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College; Former Undersecretary for Domestic Finance, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2001 to 2003)

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International, Inc.; Former Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2009 to 2011)

, Peter R. Fisher

Senior Fellow, Center for Global Business and Government, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College; Former Undersecretary for Domestic Finance, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2001 to 2003)

, Ellen Zentner

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

April 30, 2015 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc.; Former Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

, Michael A. Levi

David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, and Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

, Philippe Legrain

Senior Fellow, The European Institute, London School of Economics; Former Economic Advisor to the President, European Commission

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc.; Former Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

, Philippe Legrain

Senior Fellow, The European Institute, London School of Economics; Former Economic Advisor to the President, European Commission

, Michael A. Levi

David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, and Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

January 21, 2015 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Meeting ⁄ New York

Session Two: The Federal Reserve—Looking Back and Forward

Speakers Liaquat Ahamed

Author, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

, Willem H. Buiter

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Global Chief Economist, Citigroup

, Mark Gertler

Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Economics, New York University; Member, Academic Advisory Board, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

, Liaquat Ahamed

Author, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

, Willem H. Buiter

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Global Chief Economist, Citigroup

, Mark Gertler

Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Economics, New York University; Member, Academic Advisory Board, Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

December 1, 2014 2:15–3:30 p.m.

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Caroline Atkinson

Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, The White House

, Emi Nakamura

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business and Department of Economics, Columbia University

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

, Caroline Atkinson

Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, The White House

, Emi Nakamura

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business and Department of Economics, Columbia University

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

September 9, 2014 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc.

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

, Peter R. Fisher

Senior Fellow, Center for Global Business and Government, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc.

, Peter R. Fisher

Senior Fellow, Center for Global Business and Government, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

May 7, 2014 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Meeting

Financial Risk: On the Road to Recovery, or Creating the "Mother of All Bubbles"?

Speakers Joyce Chang

Managing Director, Global Head of Fixed Income Research, JPMorgan

, Nouriel Roubini

Chairman and Founder, Roubini Global Economics

, Joyce Chang

Managing Director, Global Head of Fixed Income Research, JPMorgan

, Nouriel Roubini

Chairman and Founder, Roubini Global Economics


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics and Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics and Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

March 25, 2014 12:45–1:45 p.m.

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc.

, Takatoshi Ito

Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo; Former Deputy Vice Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc.

, Takatoshi Ito

Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo; Former Deputy Vice Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

February 27, 2014 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Nemat Shafik

Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

, Lewis Alexander

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc

, Vincent Reinhart

Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley

, Nemat Shafik

Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

October 29, 2013 8:00–8:15 a.m. - Breakfast
8:15–9:15 a.m. - Meeting

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Meeting

Foreign Affairs Media Call on the Nomination of Janet Yellen to Chair the Federal Reserve

Speakers Martin S. FeldsteinGeorge F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Adam S. PosenPresident, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Martin S. FeldsteinGeorge F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Adam S. PosenPresident, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
October 10, 2013

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and U.S. Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Simeon DjankovVisiting Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Bulgaria; Former Chief Economist for Finance, The World Bank, Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and U.S. Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Simeon DjankovVisiting Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Bulgaria; Former Chief Economist for Finance, The World Bank, Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
June 17, 2013 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Kathy BostjancicDirector for Macroeconomic Analysis, The Conference Board, Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Kathy BostjancicDirector for Macroeconomic Analysis, The Conference Board, Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
January 23, 2013 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, John P. LipskyDistinguished Visiting Scholar, International Economics Program, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, John P. LipskyDistinguished Visiting Scholar, International Economics Program, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
September 6, 2012 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Joyce ChangGlobal Head of Emerging Markets and Credit Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Joyce ChangGlobal Head of Emerging Markets and Credit Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vincent Raymond ReinhartChief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
April 4, 2012 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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World Economic Update

Speakers Richard BernsteinChief Executive Officer, Richard Bernstein Advisors; Former Chief Investment Strategist, Merrill Lynch & Co., Diane SwonkChief Economist and Senior Managing Director, Mesirow Financial, Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Richard BernsteinChief Executive Officer, Richard Bernstein Advisors; Former Chief Investment Strategist, Merrill Lynch & Co., Lewis AlexanderManaging Director and United States Chief Economist, Nomura; Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Diane SwonkChief Economist and Senior Managing Director, Mesirow Financial
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
December 8, 2011 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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An Overview of the Global Debt Crisis

Speakers Alan GreenspanPresident, Greenspan Associates LLC; Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board, Alan GreenspanPresident, Greenspan Associates LLC; Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
November 10, 2011 8:00–9:30 a.m.

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World Economic Update

Speakers Lewis AlexanderFormer Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Bruce C. KasmanChief Economist and Managing Director of Global Research, J.P. Morgan, Stephen S. RoachNon-Executive Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia; Senior Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale School of Management, Lewis AlexanderFormer Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chief Economist, Citigroup, Bruce C. KasmanChief Economist and Managing Director of Global Research, J.P. Morgan, Stephen S. RoachNon-Executive Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia; Senior Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale School of Management
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
September 13, 2011 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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CFR Call: Debt Crisis Implications

Discussants Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, James M. LindsaySenior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations, James M. LindsaySenior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
July 20, 2011 12:30–1:30 p.m. - Conference Call

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World Economic Update

Speakers Vincent Raymond ReinhartResident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Matthew J. SlaughterAdjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization, Council on Foreign Relations; Associate Dean, MBA Program, and Signal Companies' Professor of Management, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Res, Vincent Raymond ReinhartResident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Matthew J. SlaughterAdjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization, Council on Foreign Relations; Associate Dean, MBA Program, and Signal Companies' Professor of Management, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Res
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
June 7, 2011 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Peter R. FisherManaging Director, BlackRock, Inc.; Former Undersecretary for Domestic Finance, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Desmond LachmanResident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Managing Director and Chief Emerging Market Economic Strategist, Salomon Smith Barney, Peter R. OrszagAdjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Vice Chairman, Global Banking, Citigroup, Inc.; Former Director, Office of Management and Budget, The White House, Peter R. FisherManaging Director, BlackRock, Inc.; Former Undersecretary for Domestic Finance, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Desmond LachmanResident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Managing Director and Chief Emerging Market Economic Strategist, Salomon Smith Barney, Peter R. OrszagAdjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Vice Chairman, Global Banking, Citigroup, Inc.; Former Director, Office of Management and Budget, The White House
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
March 16, 2011 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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Charter Cities: New Options for the Bottom Billion

Speakers Paul RomerHenry Kaufman Visiting Professor, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University; Senior Fellow, Center for International Development and Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University, Paul RomerHenry Kaufman Visiting Professor, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University; Senior Fellow, Center for International Development and Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
January 24, 2011 12:00–12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30–1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers James D. GrantOwner and Editor, Grant's Interest Rate Observer, Richard C. KooChief Economist, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., Ronald TempleManaging Director, Portfolio Manager/Analyst, Lazard Asset Management, James D. GrantOwner and Editor, Grant's Interest Rate Observer, Richard C. KooChief Economist, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., Ronald TempleManaging Director, Portfolio Manager/Analyst, Lazard Asset Management
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
December 8, 2010 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
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Meeting ⁄ New York

World Economic Update

Speakers Jacob A. FrenkelChairman, JPMorgan Chase International; Chairman, Group of 30 (G30), Stephen S. RoachNon-Executive Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia; Senior Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale School of Management, Jacob A. FrenkelChairman, JPMorgan Chase International; Chairman, Group of 30 (G30), Stephen S. RoachNon-Executive Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia; Senior Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale School of Management
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
September 16, 2010 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
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More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite

Speakers Sebastian MallabyAuthor, More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite; Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyAuthor, More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite; Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
Presiders Chrystia FreelandGlobal Editor-at-Large, Thomson Reuters, Chrystia FreelandGlobal Editor-at-Large, Thomson Reuters
June 21, 2010 5:30–6:00 p.m. - Reception
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"More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite"

Speakers Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, “More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite”, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, “More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite”
Presiders Jessica P. EinhornDean, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Jessica P. EinhornDean, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University
June 16, 2010 6:00–6:30 p.m. - Reception
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Risk Spotting at Bloomberg

Speakers Alan S. BlinderGordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, Jonathan WeilColumnist, Bloomberg News, Jami MiscikPresident and Vice-Chairman, Kissinger Associates Inc., Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Alan S. BlinderGordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, Jami MiscikPresident and Vice-Chairman, Kissinger Associates Inc., Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Jonathan WeilColumnist, Bloomberg News
Moderators Eric SchatzkerBloomberg Television, Eric SchatzkerBloomberg Television
June 7, 2010 5:30–6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:00–7:15 p.m. - Meeting
7:15–8:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

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World Economic Update

Speakers Joyce ChangManaging Director, Global Head of Emerging Markets and Credit Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mickey LevyChief Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Dean MakiManaging Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Barclays Capital, Joyce ChangManaging Director, Global Head of Emerging Markets and Credit Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mickey LevyChief Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Dean MakiManaging Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Barclays Capital
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
June 3, 2010 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast Reception
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Reforming Global Finance: The Squam Lake Papers

Speakers Martin N. BailySenior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution; Senior Adviser, McKinsey & Company; Former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, Matthew J. SlaughterAdjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization, Council on Foreign Relations; Associate Dean for the MBA Program and Professor of International Economics, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, Kenneth R. FrenchCarl E. and Catherine M. Heidt Professor of Finance, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, Martin N. BailySenior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution; Senior Adviser, McKinsey & Company; Former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, Kenneth R. FrenchCarl E. and Catherine M. Heidt Professor of Finance, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, Matthew J. SlaughterAdjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization, Council on Foreign Relations; Associate Dean for the MBA Program and Professor of International Economics, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
May 26, 2009 12:00–12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30–1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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The Global Consequences of the Crisis

Speakers Philip D. ZelikowUniversity of Virginia, Joseph S. Nye Jr.Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Joseph S. Nye Jr.Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Philip D. ZelikowUniversity of Virginia
Presiders Richard MedleyMedley Capital Management, Richard MedleyMedley Capital Management
Introductory Speakers Sebastian MallabyCouncil on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyCouncil on Foreign Relations
May 12, 2009 9:00–10:45 a.m.

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The United States and the Future of Global Governance: The Financial Crisis and Global Financial and Monetary Cooperation

Speakers Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Steven DunawayAdjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Daniel W. DreznerProfessor of International Politics, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Steven DunawayAdjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Daniel W. DreznerProfessor of International Politics, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Moderators Michael J. ElliottEditor, Time International, Michael J. ElliottEditor, Time International
May 7, 2009 - May 8, 2009

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The President's Inbox: Asia and the Economy

Speakers Edward AldenBernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Caroline AtkinsonAdjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Elizabeth C. EconomyC.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director of Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Edward AldenBernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Caroline AtkinsonAdjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Elizabeth C. EconomyC.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director of Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies; Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics; Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies; Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics; Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
February 19, 2009 6:00–6:30 p.m. - Reception
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Wall Street in Crisis

Speakers Roger M. KubarychHenry Kaufman Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics and Finance, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies; Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics; Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies; Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics; Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Roger M. KubarychHenry Kaufman Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics and Finance, Council on Foreign Relations
September 18, 2008 10:00–10:45 a.m. - Conference Call

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Global Economic Trends: The Credit Crunch

Speakers George SorosChairman, Soros Fund Management LLC; Author, "The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crash of 2008 and What It Means", George SorosChairman, Soros Fund Management LLC; Author, "The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crash of 2008 and What It Means"
Presiders Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies; Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow, International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, Sebastian MallabyDirector, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies; Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow, International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
May 7, 2008 12:00–12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30–1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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Media Call: Greek Debt Crisis

Speakers Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Robert Kahn

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Kenneth S. Rogoff

Senior Fellow for Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, Harvard University

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Robert Kahn

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Kenneth S. Rogoff

Senior Fellow for Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, Harvard University


Presiders Neil Irwin

Senior Economics Correspondent, New York Times

, Neil Irwin

Senior Economics Correspondent, New York Times

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Measuring the Economy in a Digital Age

Speakers Diana Farrell

Chief Executive Officer and President, JPMorgan Chase Institute

, Matthew D. Shapiro

Lawrence R. Klein Collegiate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

, Hal R. Varian

Chief Economist, Google

, Diana Farrell

Chief Executive Officer and President, JPMorgan Chase Institute

, Matthew D. Shapiro

Lawrence R. Klein Collegiate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

, Hal R. Varian

Chief Economist, Google


Presiders Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

, Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

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