Center on Capitalism and Society 4th Annual Conference: The Dynamism of U.S. Capitalism - Is it Deficient? Is it Endangered?

Staff: James P. Dougherty, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Foreign Policy
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 - Thursday, November 15, 2007

Presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and hosted by

Edmund S. Phelps 2006 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, McVickar Professor Political Economy, Columbia University; Director, Center on Capitalism and Society

James P. Dougherty Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

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Director's Remarks

Speaker Edmund S. PhelpsMcVickar Professor Political Economy, Columbia University, Director, Center on Capitalism and Society
November 14, 2007 1:15–1:25 a.m.

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Debate: Two Views on U.S. Dynamism

Chair Paul A. Volcker
Speakers Robert E. LitanVice President, Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Bruce GreenwaldHeilbrunn Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School
November 14, 2007 1:45–2:00 p.m.

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Roundtable I: Regulation and Financial Innovation

Chair Stefano MicossiChairman, ASSONIME
Speakers Richard RobbCEO, Christofferson, Rob, and Company, Professor of Professional Practice in International Finance, Columbia University, Amar BhidéLawrence D. Glaubinger Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, Paul DeRosaPartner, Mount Lucas, Narv NarvekarVice President, Columbia Investment Management Company, LLC
November 14, 2007

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Roundtable II: The Enemies from Within - Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights, Sarbox

Chair Graciana del CastilloVisiting Professor, Columbia University
Speakers Roman FrydmanProfessor of Economics, New York University, Andrew WeissProfessor Emeritus of Economics, Boston University
November 14, 2007

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Roundtable III: Private Equity, Angel Investors, Venture Capital, Managerial Incentives, and Social Arrangements

Chair Gylfi ZoegaReader in Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London
Speakers Peter JungenChairman, Peter Jungen Holding GmbH, Leif PagrotskyCentral Bank of Sweden, Former Minister for Industry and Trade, Kingdom of Sweden, Peter HowittLyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences, Brown University, Leif Beck FallesenEditor-in-Chief and CEO, Dagbladet Børsen, Julie Berry CullenProfessor of Economics, University of California, San Diego
November 15, 2007

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Roundtable IV: The Enemies from Without: Litigation, Extortion, Stakeholders, Bureaucrats, Lawmakers, Voters

Chair Luigi PaganettoPresident, European Nuclear Energy Authority, President, Economics and Commerce Faculty, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Speakers William McDavidFormer Chief Counsel, JPMorgan Chase, Amity ShlaesSenior Fellow for Economic History, Council on Foreign Relations, Andrzej RapaczynskiDaniel G. Ross Professor of Law, Columbia University, Jerry MullerProfessor, Catholic University of America
November 15, 2007

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