Center for Geoeconomic Studies Roundtable Series in International Finance

Director: Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics
August 27, 2009 - Present

Meetings

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A Conversation with Changyong Rhee

Speaker:

Changyong Rhee, Director, Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund

Presider:

Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
June 18, 2014

This meeting is on the record.

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A Conversation with Andris Vilks

Speaker:

Andris Vilks, Minister of Finance, Republic of Latvia

Presider:

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Chief International Correspondent, CNBC
May 21, 2014

This meeting is on the record.

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century: A Conversation with Thomas Piketty

Speaker:

Thomas Piketty, Professor, Paris School of Economics

Presider:

Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
April 16, 2014

This meeting is on the record.

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The Dollar Trap: A Conversation with Eswar Prasad

Speaker:

Eswar Prasad, Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University

Presider:

Abby Joseph Cohen, President, Global Markets Institute and Senior Investment Strategist, Goldman Sachs
February 6, 2014

This meeting is on the record.

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The World Economy and Emerging Markets: A View from Chile

Speaker:

Felipe Larrain, Minister of Finance, Republic of Chile

Presider:

Maria Bartiromo, Emmy Award–Winning Business Anchor and Author
January 17, 2014

This meeting is on the record.

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A Conversation with John Mourmouras

Speaker:

John Mourmouras, Chief Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of Greece

Presider:

Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor, Economics and Business, and Columnist, Time
October 25, 2013

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European Banking Union and the Future of the Eurozone

Speakers:

Charles H. Dallara, Chairman of the Americas, Partners Group, Adam Lerrick, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Presider:

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Chief International Correspondent, CNBC
June 20, 2013

This meeting is on the record.

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A Conversation with Valdis Dombrovskis

Speaker:

Valdis Dombrovskis, Prime Minister, Republic of Latvia

Presider:

Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
May 13, 2013

This meeting is on the record.

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A Conversation with Pravin Gordhan

Speaker:

Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance, Republic of South Africa

Presider:

Peter R. Fisher, Senior Managing Director, BlackRock
April 15, 2013

This meeting is on the record.

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A New Framework for U.S. Monetary Policy

Speaker:

Scott Sumner, Professor of Economics, Bentley University

Presider:

Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
February 1, 2013

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The Roots of the European Financial Crisis

Speaker:

Harold James, Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University

Presider:

Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
November 4, 2012

This meeting is on the record.

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The Euro Crisis: Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Speaker:

Richard D. Portes, Professor, London Business School; Founder and President, Centre for Economic Policy Research

Presider:

Matthew Nimetz, Advisory Director, General Atlantic LLC
September 21, 2012

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The Economic Outlook for Italy and the Future of the Eurozone

Speaker:

Salvatore Rossi, Member of the Governing Board, Deputy Director, Bank of Italy

Presider:

Joyce Chang, Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets and Global Credit Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
September 10, 2012

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Revitalizing the U.S. Economy After the Election: A Conversation with Jared Bernstein

Speaker:

Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Former Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden

Presider:

Hamid Biglari, Vice Chairman, Head of Emerging Markets and Content, Citigroup, Inc.
February 13, 2012

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The Renminbi’s Role in the Global Monetary System

Speaker:

Eswar Prasad, Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University; Former Head, China Division, International Monetary Fund

Presider:

David O. Beim, Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Business School
February 9, 2012

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Revitalizing the U.S. Economy After the Election: A Conversation with Glenn Hubbard

Speaker:

R. Glenn Hubbard, Dean, Columbia University Graduate School of Business; Former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers

Presider:

W. Bowman Cutter, Senior Fellow and Director of the Next American Economy Project, Roosevelt Institute
January 30, 2012

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How Latvia Came through the Financial Crisis

Speaker:

Valdis Dombrovskis, Prime Minister, Republic of Latvia

Presider:

William H. Luers, Columbia University
July 21, 2011

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Prospects for Avoiding a U.S. Debt Crisis

Speaker:

Alice M. Rivlin, Brookings Institute

Presider:

Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs
June 2, 2011

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Economics as a Procrustean Bed: Which Models Degrade Our Knowledge?

Presider:

Yves-Andre Istel, Rothschild, Inc.
January 13, 2011

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Implementing Financial Regulatory Reform

Speaker:

Michael S. Barr, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Presider:

John G. Heimann, Senior Adviser, Financial Stability Institute
September 17, 2010

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Outlook for Europe

Speaker:

Olli Rehn, Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Commission

Presider:

Henry Kaufman, President, Henry Kaufman & Company
August 23, 2010

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What to Do About Credit Ratings Agencies

Speaker:

Frank Partnoy, George E. Barrett Professor of Law and Finance and director of the Center for Corporate and Securities Law, University of San Diego

Presider:

Robert Rosenkranz, Delphi Financial Group
March 3, 2010

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Emerging Europe in Crisis: A New Agenda for Financial Integration and Transition

Speaker:

Erik Berglöf, Chief Economist and Special Adviser to the President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Presider:

James F. Hoge Jr., Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair, Foreign Affairs
January 8, 2010

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The Future of the Euro

Speaker:

Filippo Cesarano, Economist, Bank of Italy

Presider:

Yves-Andre Istel, Senior Advisor, Rothschild North America, Inc.
October 13, 2009

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Roundtable on Financial Regulation Reform

Speaker:

Neal S. Wolin, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Treasury

Presider:

John G. Heimann, Senior Advisor, Financial Stability Institute
August 27, 2009

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