CGS Roundtable Series

Director: Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics
December 1, 2004 - January 1, 2006

This meeting series is designed to bring Council members together in a small seminar environment to discuss new and innovative thinking at the intersection of economics and foreign policy.

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

Worlds Apart - Measuring International and Global Inequality

Speaker:

Branko Milanovic, Carnegie Endowment

Presider:

Roger C. Kline, Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
December 13, 2005

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Can American Trade Deficits and Chinese Surpluses be Sustained?

Speakers:

Nouriel Roubini, Chairman, Roubini Global Economics; Professor of Economics & International Business, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, Brad W. Setser, Director of Global Research, Roubini Global Economics; International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, 2002–2003

Presider:

Peter R. Fisher, Managing Director, BlackRock
November 22, 2005

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The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth

Speaker:

Benjamin M. Friedman, William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University

Presider:

Yves-Andre Istel, Rothschild North America, Inc.
October 25, 2005

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Immigration Reform in the United States: Problems and Prospects

Speaker:

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Senior Fellow, International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

William F. Wechsler, Vice President, Greenwich Associates
June 29, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

Capital Markets Sanctions: Should They Be Part of the Foreign Policy Arsenal?

Speaker:

Benn Steil

Presider:

William Heyman, Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer, The St. Paul Travelers Companies
February 15, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

The Myth of Monetary Sovereignty

Presider:

John H. Biggs, Former Chairman & CEO, TIAA-CREF

Speaker:

Manuel Hinds, Whitney H. Shepardson Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
November 17, 2004

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Bailouts or Bail-Ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Economies

Presider:

David R. Malpass, Chief Economist, Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.

Speakers:

Nouriel Roubini, Associate Professor of Economics & International Business, Stern School of Business, New York University, Brad W. Setser, Research Associate, Global Economic Governance Program, University College, Oxford, Former International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (2003-2004)
October 8, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

International Economic and Financial Cooperation: New Issues, New Actors, New Responses

Presider:

Manuel Hinds, Former Finance Minister, El Salvador, and Visiting Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Jeffrey R. Shafer, Vice Chairman, Public Sector Client Group, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., Peter B. Kenen, Senior Fellow, International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
September 10, 2004

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