World Economic Update

Speakers:
Roger W. Ferguson Jr. Chairman and Executive Committee Member, Swiss Re America Holding Corporation
R. Glenn Hubbard Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance, Columbia Business School
Stephen S. Roach Chief Economist and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Presider:
Daniel K. Tarullo Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
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7:45 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Meeting

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