Roundtable on Global Economics

Director: Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics
October 1, 2001 - Present

This roundtable series brings together key players from the private markets, government, Federal Reserve, IMF, World Bank, and think tanks to discuss pressing policy issues in international economics. The group, which meets monthly, has so far discussed issues such as the impact of terrorism on economic prospects, the outlook for emerging markets, and U.S. trade policy.

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability

Speaker:

Richard Berner, Counselor, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
October 11, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

Next Steps for Monetary Policy

Speakers:

Joseph Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Brian F. Madigan, Barclays Capital; Georgetown University

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Council on Foreign Relations
September 15, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

The Great Rebalancing

Speaker:

Alan M. Taylor, Morgan Stanley

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Council on Foreign Relations
June 2, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

A Conversation with Moisés Naím and Philip Suttle

Speakers:

Moises Naím, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Philip Suttle, Institute of International Finance

Presider:

Sebastian Mallaby, Council on Foreign Relations
April 18, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

Monetary Policy in a Globalized World

Speaker:

Nathan Sheets, Federal Reserve Board

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
January 31, 2011

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Roundtable Meeting

Recent Developments in Europe

Speakers:

Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corporation, Robert Kahn, Moore Capital Management LLC

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
March 19, 2010

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington, DC

Risks to the Economy in 2010

Speaker:

Desmond Lachman, American Entreprise Institute

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, CFR
December 11, 2009

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Roundtable Meeting

Financial Reform: Can We Avoid the Next Crisis?

Speakers:

Yusuke Horiguchi, Institute for International Finance, Inc., David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
October 26, 2009

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Roundtable Meeting

The Impacts of the Economic Crisis on Europe

Speakers:

Adam S. Posen, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Marek Belka, International Monetary Fund

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
March 2, 2009

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington D.C.

The TARP: Next Steps

Speakers:

Angel Ubide, Director of Global Economics, Tudor Investment Corporation, Randal Quarles, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
February 2, 2009

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Roundtable Meeting

Financial Turmoil: Implications for Asia

Speakers:

Nicholas R. Lardy, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Mark Siegel, Elliott Management Corporation

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
December 11, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

The Financial Crisis and Emerging Markets

Speakers:

Desmond Lachman, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Brad W. Setser, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
November 21, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Financial Turmoil: Reactions and Responses

Speakers:

John H. Makin, Caxton Associates, Laurence Meyer, Macroeconomic Advisers

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
September 26, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Commodity Pricing

Speakers:

Uri Dudash, The World Bank, Karen H. Johnson, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
July 14, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Regulatory Reform

Speakers:

Morris Goldstein, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Randall Kroszner, Federal Reserve Board

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
June 18, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Innovation in Fed Lending

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Mary Goodman, Strategist, Moore Capital Management, LLC, Laurence Meyer, Macroeconomics Advisers
April 7, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Challenges for Europe in a Capital Market Driven World

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Adam S. Posen, Senior Fellow, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Max Watson, Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford University
February 12, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

2008: Credit Crunch or Bounce Back?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Donald L. Kohn, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, David Lipton, Managing Director & Head, Global Country Risk Management, Citigroup Inc.
January 7, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

The Dollar: Further to Fall?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Brad W. Setser, Fellow for Geoeconomics, Council on Foreign Relations, Karen H. Johnson, Director, Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
December 7, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Market Turbulence: Implications for Banks and Regulators

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Jaime Caruana, Director and Financial Counsellor, Monetary and Capital Markets, International Monetary Fund, Daniel K. Tarullo, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
October 12, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Recent Market Turmoil: Cause for Concern or a Passing Phenomenon?

Chair:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Simon Johnson, Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund, Desmond Lachman, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Vincent Raymond Reinhart, Director of Monetary Affairs, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
September 10, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

The U.S. Economy: Will Housing Tip the U.S. into a Hard Landing?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Economic Policy Chair, John McCain 2008, Desmond Lachman, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
May 7, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Japan: A Player Again in the Global Economy?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Yusuke Horiguchi, First Deputy Managing Director and Chief Economist, Institute for International Finance, Inc., Lawrence Meyer, Macroeconomic Advisers
April 4, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Global Financial Markets: Priced to Perfection or Complacent?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Karen H. Johnson, Director, Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve System, Michael Prell, Consulting Economist
March 5, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Europe: Recovery at Last?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corporation, Nigel Nagarajan, Delegation to the European Commission
January 11, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Impact of the Democratic Congress on International Economic Policy

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

David Wessel, Wall Street Journal
December 11, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting

Financial Globalization and Development

Speakers:

Kenneth S. Rogoff, Harvard University, Uri Dadush, The World Bank

Chair:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
November 6, 2006 12:15-2:00 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting

Fifth Year Anniversary

Discussants:

John Holmes Makin, Caxton Associates, Donald L. Kohn, Federal Reserve Board

Chair:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
October 4, 2006 12:15-2:00 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting

Emerging Markets: When Does a "Healthy" Correction Become an Unhealthy Tailspin?

Discussant:

Desmond Lachman, American Enterprise Institute

Speaker:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
July 10, 2006 12:15-2:00 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting

Trade, Immigration, and Protectionism

Speakers:

Matthew J. Slaughter, Member, Council of Economic Advisers, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Economics Editor, The Economist

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
May 1, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Emerging Markets

Speakers:

Alberto Musalem Borrero, Yusuke Horiguchi, Clay Lowery

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
April 7, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting

China: Global Imbalances and Global Governance

Speakers:

Faryar Shirzad, Sebastian Mallaby

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson
March 6, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting

2006: Will U.S. Consumers Finally Stop Spending and What Happens to the World if they Do?

Speakers:

John H. Makin, Principal, Caxton Associates, Michael Prell, Consulting Economist, Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
January 13, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting

Europe: Identity Crisis, Again?

Speakers:

Moreno Bertoldi, European Commission, Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corp.

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson
December 15, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

Oil: Can the World Cope?

Speakers:

Philip Suttle, Barclay's Capital, John C. Felmy, American Petroleum Institute

Moderator:

Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund
October 21, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

China: Global Economy Savior or Achilles Heel?

Speakers:

Nicholas R. Lardy, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics, Nouriel Roubini, Associate Professor of Economics & International Business, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson
August 1, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

China vs. India

Presider:

Nancy E. Roman

Speaker:

Lionel Barber, U.S. Managing Editor, The Financial Times
June 6, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

Bond Market Bubble?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, International Monetary Fund

Speakers:

Michael Prell, Consulting Economist, Nouriel Roubini, New York University
April 4, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

Social Security Reform: Will It Happen--Should It Happen?

Presider:

Nancy E. Roman

Speaker:

Sebastian Mallaby
March 7, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

The U.S. Current Account Deficit: How Long Can the Unsustainable Be Sustained?

Panelists:

Nancy E. Roman, International Monetary Fund, Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Yusuke Horiguchi, Institute for International Finance, Inc., Brad W. Setser, Oxford University
February 7, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting

Transparency and Communication Issues at the FED

Panelist:

Nancy E. Roman

Speakers:

Ben Bernanke, Member of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, Laurence Meyer, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Former Member of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
January 10, 2005

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Europe: Darkness at the End of the Tunnel?

Discussant:

Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corporation

Panelist:

Caroline Atkinson, International Monetary Fund

Speaker:

Michael Deppler, International Monetary Fund
December 6, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

The U.S. Fiscal Deficit and the Presidential Elections

Panelists:

Caroline Atkinson, Vice President and Director, Washington Program, International Monetary Fund, Nancy E. Roman, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Economics Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Director, Congressional Budget Office
October 18, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

Global Challenges for the G7

Speakers:

David Lipton, Managing Director,, Moore Capital Strategy Group

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund

Speakers:

Laurence Meyer, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Former Member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
September 10, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

Changing Risk in China

Presider:

Nancy E. Roman, Vice President and Director, Washington Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

George Gilboy, Research Affiliate, Center of International Studies, MIT
July 12, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

Inflation: Is It Time to Worry Again?

Presider:

Nancy E. Roman, Vice President and Director, Washington Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Edwin Truman, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics
June 7, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

Japan's Recovery - This Time for Real?

Panelists:

Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere, International Monetary Fund, Nancy E. Roman, Vice President & Director, Washington Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Adam Posen, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics, Edward J. Lincoln, Senior Fellow, Asia and Economic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
May 3, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

The New Globalization

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

David Blake, Goldman Sachs International, Kristin J. Forbes, Member, Council of Economic Advisors
March 1, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

The Weak Dollar: Does It Matter and Is It Here to Stay?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Philip Suttle, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Yusuke Horiguchi, Institute for International Finance, Inc.
February 2, 2004

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Roundtable Meeting

Globalization and Free Markets: The Fractured Consensus

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speaker:

Jessica P. Einhorn, The Johns Hopkins University
December 1, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

Global Economy: Recovery - Real or Risky?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Karen H. Johnson, Federal Reserve System, John H. Makin, Caxton Associates
November 3, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

China: Challenges for Reform

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Minxin Pei, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, David Z. Robinson, International Monetary Fund, Gina H. Despres, Capital Research and Management Company
July 7, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

Disappearing Credit Risk or Another Bubble in the Making?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Mark Siegel, MassMutual, Randall Kroszner, Member, Council of Economic Advisors
June 2, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

Fiscal Policy and the International Economy

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson
May 9, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

The War Economy - Take Two

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal, Michael Prell, Consulting Economist
April 7, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

War in Iraq: Global Implications

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Moises Naím, Foreign Policy Magazine, Uri Dadush, World Bank
March 3, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

Financial Crises in Latin America

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speaker:

Morris Goldstein
January 6, 2003

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Roundtable Meeting

The U.S. Financial System and Its Links with the Economy

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Lee Sachs, Perseus LLC
December 9, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

How Are International Economic Policymakers Responding in the Face of Global Economic Weakness?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

David Lipton, Moore Capital Strategy Group, Randal Quarles, U.S. Department of the Treasury
November 4, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

Corporate Scandals and the Stock Market Decline: Whither the U.S. Model?

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post
October 10, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

Corporate Governance: The Impact of the 'Washington Consensus'

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speaker:

Daniel K. Tarullo, Georgetown University, Georgetown University
August 5, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

Latin America

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Edwin Truman, Institute for International Economics, UBS Warburg, Michael Gavin
July 1, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

Global Economic Recovery

Speakers:

Randy Kroszner, Council of Economic Advisors, Federal Reserve System

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Karen H. Johnson, Director, Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve System
June 3, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

Europe's Economic Prospects and Policy Implications

Speakers:

Michael Deppler, International Monetary Fund, Institute for International Economics

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Adam Posen, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics
May 6, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

America's Response to Terrorism: U.S. Economic Outlook

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speaker:

Richard Clarida, U.S. Department of the Treasury
April 8, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

Sovereign Bankruptcy and Crisis Resolution

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speaker:

Timothy F. Geithner, International Monetary Fund
March 1, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

America's Response to Terrorism: Outlook for Japan Post-September 11

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Yusuke Horiguchi, International Monetary Fund, Lawrence Meyer, Former Federal Reserve Governor
February 1, 2002

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Roundtable Meeting

America's Response to Terrorism: Prospects for Emerging Markets Post-September 11

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Morris Goldstein, Institute for International Economics, Nouriel Roubini, New York University
December 19, 2001

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Roundtable Meeting

America's Response to Terrorism: Trade and Globalization Post-September 11

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Daniel K. Tarullo, Georgetown University, Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist
November 30, 2001

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Roundtable Meeting

America's Response to Terrorism: Global Economic Outlook Post-September 11

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

David Lipton, Moore Capital, John H. Makin, Caxton Associates
November 9, 2001

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Roundtable Meeting

America's Response to Terrorism: U.S. Economic Priorities Post-September 11

Presider:

Caroline Atkinson

Speakers:

Alice Rivlin, The Brookings Institution; former Vice-Chair of the Federal Reserve System, Michael Mussa, Institute for International Economics
October 18, 2001

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