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

Meetings

Conference

Director's Remarks

Speaker:

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

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Roundtable Meeting

Debate: Two Views on U.S. Dynamism

Chair:

Paul A. Volcker

Speakers:

Robert E. Litan, Vice President, Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Bruce Greenwald, Heilbrunn Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School
November 14, 2007 1:45-2:00 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting

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

Chair:

Graciana del Castillo, Visiting Professor, Columbia University

Speakers:

Roman Frydman, Professor of Economics, New York University, Andrew Weiss, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Boston University
November 14, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

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

Chair:

Gylfi Zoega, Reader in Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London

Speakers:

Peter Jungen, Chairman, Peter Jungen Holding GmbH, Leif Pagrotsky, Central Bank of Sweden, Former Minister for Industry and Trade, Kingdom of Sweden, Peter Howitt, Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences, Brown University, Leif Beck Fallesen, Editor-in-Chief and CEO, Dagbladet Børsen, Julie Berry Cullen, Professor 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 Paganetto, President, European Nuclear Energy Authority, President, Economics and Commerce Faculty, University of Rome Tor Vergata

Speakers:

William McDavid, Former Chief Counsel, JPMorgan Chase, Amity Shlaes, Senior Fellow for Economic History, Council on Foreign Relations, Andrzej Rapaczynski, Daniel G. Ross Professor of Law, Columbia University, Jerry Muller, Professor, Catholic University of America
November 15, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Roundtable I: Regulation and Financial Innovation

Chair:

Stefano Micossi, Chairman, ASSONIME

Speakers:

Richard Robb, CEO, Christofferson, Rob, and Company, Professor of Professional Practice in International Finance, Columbia University, Amar Bhidé, Lawrence D. Glaubinger Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, Paul DeRosa, Partner, Mount Lucas, Narv Narvekar, Vice President, Columbia Investment Management Company, LLC
November 14, 2007

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