McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Bretton Woods II - Does the World Need a Monetary System?
7:45 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Meeting
The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is sponsored by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program.
Rodger Voorhies, Director of the Financial Services for the Poor Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Christopher Blattman, Assistant Professor of political science and international affairs at Columbia University discuss how mobile finance and direct cash grants are revolutionizing global efforts to provide aid and alleviate poverty in the developing world.
Task Force Co-Chairs Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. and Thomas E. Donilon, and Task Force Project Director Thomas J. Bollyky, join Time magazine Senior Correspondent Massimo F.T. Calabresi to discuss the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), which assesses the NCD crisis in developing countries and recommends practical, scalable strategies for intervention.
Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, joins Mark Tercek, president and chief executive officer at the Nature Conservancy, to discuss the World Bank Group’s efforts vis-à-vis climate change and a global climate agreement in Paris in 2015.