Jeffrey M. Lacker discusses "too big to fail" protection for financial institutions and credible alternatives to this policy.
Timothy F. Geithner, secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, discusses economic growth, financial repair and reform, and the fiscal policies that challenge the U.S. economic recovery.This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics.
Lael Brainard, the undersecretary for international affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury, discusses the economic agenda for Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit and the future role of the G-20 in the international economic arena.
The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
This meeting is part of the CEO Speaker Series. This series provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aims to educate the CFR membership on the private sector's important role in the policy debate by engaging the global business community's top leadership. Members benefit from hearing CEOs' perspectives as well as interacting with them in an informal setting; in turn, CEOs have the opportunity to highlight the work of their organization and strengthen their relationship with CFR.
Members of the Squam Lake Working Group on Financial Regulation, a collection of fifteen leading economists and academics, discuss their recommendations for reforming global capital markets.
A Council on Foreign Relations meeting discussing the possibility of rethinking financial market regulation to avoid cycles of boom and bust. This meeting is part of the McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics.
Wolfgang Schäuble discusses the financial market regulation and current state of the European Union.
Timothy F. Geithner, secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, discusses economic growth, financial repair and reform, and the fiscal policies that challenge the U.S. economic recovery.
This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics.
Lael Brainard, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury, outlines the discussion between President Obama and President Hu Jintao, as well as the effect of the financial regulatory reform on the international agenda at the treasury for the upcoming year.
This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics.
Watch Alan Greenspan, president of Greenspan Associates LLC and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, outline the causes of the financial crisis and what the outcomes have been, including large fiscal deficits and new financial reforms.
Watch members of the Squam Lake Working Group on Financial Regulation, a collection of fifteen leading economists and academics, discuss their recommendations for reforming global capital markets.
Watch experts including former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William Donaldson discuss what implications the 2008 financial crisis is likely to have for securities regulation.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More