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

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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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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The Great Rebalancing

Speaker: Alan M. Taylor, Morgan Stanley
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Council on Foreign Relations
June 2, 2011

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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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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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Recent Developments in Europe

Speakers: Robert Kahn, Moore Capital Management LLC, Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corporation
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
March 19, 2010

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Risks to the Economy in 2010

Speaker: Desmond Lachman, American Entreprise Institute
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, CFR
December 11, 2009

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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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The Impacts of the Economic Crisis on Europe

Speakers: Marek Belka, International Monetary Fund, Adam S. Posen, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
March 2, 2009

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The TARP: Next Steps

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Innovation in Fed Lending

Speakers: Mary Goodman, Strategist, Moore Capital Management, LLC, Laurence Meyer, Macroeconomics Advisers
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
April 7, 2008

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Challenges for Europe in a Capital Market Driven World

Speakers: Adam S. Posen, Senior Fellow, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Max Watson, Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford University
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
February 12, 2008

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2008: Credit Crunch or Bounce Back?

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.
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
January 7, 2008

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The Dollar: Further to Fall?

Speakers: Karen H. Johnson, Director, Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Brad W. Setser, Fellow for Geoeconomics, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
December 7, 2007

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Market Turbulence: Implications for Banks and Regulators

Speakers: Jaime Caruana, Director and Financial Counsellor, Monetary and Capital Markets, International Monetary Fund, Daniel K. Tarullo, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
October 12, 2007

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

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
Chair: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
September 10, 2007

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

Speakers: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Economic Policy Chair, John McCain 2008, Desmond Lachman, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, The Council on Foreign Relations
May 7, 2007

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Japan: A Player Again in the Global Economy?

Speakers: Yusuke Horiguchi, First Deputy Managing Director and Chief Economist, Institute for International Finance, Inc., Lawrence Meyer, Macroeconomic Advisers
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, The Council on Foreign Relations
April 4, 2007

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Global Financial Markets: Priced to Perfection or Complacent?

Speakers: Karen H. Johnson, Director, Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve System, Michael Prell, Consulting Economist
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, The Council on Foreign Relations
March 5, 2007

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Europe: Recovery at Last?

Speakers: Nigel Nagarajan, Delegation to the European Commission, Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corporation
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
January 11, 2007

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Impact of the Democratic Congress on International Economic Policy

Speaker: David Wessel, Wall Street Journal
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
December 11, 2006

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Financial Globalization and Development

Speakers: Uri Dadush, The World Bank, Kenneth S. Rogoff, Harvard University
Chair: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
November 6, 2006 12:15–2:00 p.m.

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Fifth Year Anniversary

Chair: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
Discussants: Donald L. Kohn, Federal Reserve Board, John Holmes Makin, Caxton Associates
October 4, 2006 12:15–2:00 p.m.

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

Speaker: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
Discussant: Desmond Lachman, American Enterprise Institute
July 10, 2006 12:15–2:00 p.m.

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Trade, Immigration, and Protectionism

Speakers: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Economics Editor, The Economist, Matthew J. Slaughter, Member, Council of Economic Advisers
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
May 1, 2006

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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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China: Global Imbalances and Global Governance

Speakers: Sebastian Mallaby, Faryar Shirzad
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
March 6, 2006

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

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

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Europe: Identity Crisis, Again?

Speakers: Moreno Bertoldi, European Commission, Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corp.
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
December 15, 2005

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Oil: Can the World Cope?

Speakers: John C. Felmy, American Petroleum Institute, Philip Suttle, Barclay's Capital
Moderator: Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund
October 21, 2005

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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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China vs. India

Speaker: Lionel Barber, U.S. Managing Editor, The Financial Times
Presider: Nancy E. Roman
June 6, 2005

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Bond Market Bubble?

Speakers: Michael Prell, Consulting Economist, Nouriel Roubini, New York University
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, International Monetary Fund
April 4, 2005

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

Speaker: Sebastian Mallaby
Presider: Nancy E. Roman
March 7, 2005

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

Speakers: Yusuke Horiguchi, Institute for International Finance, Inc., Brad W. Setser, Oxford University
Panelists: Caroline Atkinson, Nancy E. Roman, International Monetary Fund
February 7, 2005

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Transparency and Communication Issues at the FED

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
Panelist: Nancy E. Roman
January 10, 2005

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Europe: Darkness at the End of the Tunnel?

Speaker: Michael Deppler, International Monetary Fund
Panelist: Caroline Atkinson, International Monetary Fund
Discussant: Angel Ubide, Tudor Investment Corporation
December 6, 2004

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The U.S. Fiscal Deficit and the Presidential Elections

Speakers: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Director, Congressional Budget Office, Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Economics Studies Program, The Brookings Institution
Panelists: Caroline Atkinson, Vice President and Director, Washington Program, International Monetary Fund, Nancy E. Roman, Council on Foreign Relations
October 18, 2004

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Global Challenges for the G7

Speakers: David Lipton, Managing Director,, Moore Capital Strategy Group, Laurence Meyer, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Former Member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund
September 10, 2004

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Changing Risk in China

Speaker: George Gilboy, Research Affiliate, Center of International Studies, MIT
Presider: Nancy E. Roman, Vice President and Director, Washington Program, Council on Foreign Relations
July 12, 2004

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Inflation: Is It Time to Worry Again?

Speaker: Edwin Truman, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics
Presider: Nancy E. Roman, Vice President and Director, Washington Program, Council on Foreign Relations
June 7, 2004

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Japan's Recovery - This Time for Real?

Speakers: Edward J. Lincoln, Senior Fellow, Asia and Economic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Adam Posen, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics
Panelists: Caroline Atkinson, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere, International Monetary Fund, Nancy E. Roman, Vice President & Director, Washington Program, Council on Foreign Relations
May 3, 2004

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The New Globalization

Speakers: David Blake, Goldman Sachs International, Kristin J. Forbes, Member, Council of Economic Advisors
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
March 1, 2004

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

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

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Globalization and Free Markets: The Fractured Consensus

Speaker: Jessica P. Einhorn, The Johns Hopkins University
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
December 1, 2003

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Global Economy: Recovery - Real or Risky?

Speakers: Karen H. Johnson, Federal Reserve System, John H. Makin, Caxton Associates
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
November 3, 2003

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China: Challenges for Reform

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

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Disappearing Credit Risk or Another Bubble in the Making?

Speakers: Randall Kroszner, Member, Council of Economic Advisors, Mark Siegel, MassMutual
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
June 2, 2003

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Fiscal Policy and the International Economy

Presider: Caroline Atkinson
May 9, 2003

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The War Economy - Take Two

Speakers: Michael Prell, Consulting Economist, David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
April 7, 2003

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War in Iraq: Global Implications

Speakers: Uri Dadush, World Bank, Moises Naím, Foreign Policy Magazine
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
March 3, 2003

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Financial Crises in Latin America

Speaker: Morris Goldstein
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
January 6, 2003

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

Speaker: Lee Sachs, Perseus LLC
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
December 9, 2002

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

Speakers: David Lipton, Moore Capital Strategy Group, Randal Quarles, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
November 4, 2002

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

Speaker: Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Council on Foreign Relations
October 10, 2002

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Corporate Governance: The Impact of the 'Washington Consensus'

Speaker: Daniel K. Tarullo, Georgetown University, Georgetown University
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
August 5, 2002

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Latin America

Speakers: Michael Gavin, Edwin Truman, Institute for International Economics, UBS Warburg
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
July 1, 2002

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Global Economic Recovery

Speakers: Karen H. Johnson, Director, Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve System, Randy Kroszner, Council of Economic Advisors, Federal Reserve System
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
June 3, 2002

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Europe's Economic Prospects and Policy Implications

Speakers: Michael Deppler, International Monetary Fund, Institute for International Economics, Adam Posen, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics
Presider: Caroline Atkinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
May 6, 2002

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

Speaker: Richard Clarida, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
April 8, 2002

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Sovereign Bankruptcy and Crisis Resolution

Speaker: Timothy F. Geithner, International Monetary Fund
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
March 1, 2002

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

Speakers: Yusuke Horiguchi, International Monetary Fund, Lawrence Meyer, Former Federal Reserve Governor
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
February 1, 2002

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

Speakers: Morris Goldstein, Institute for International Economics, Nouriel Roubini, New York University
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
December 19, 2001

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

Speakers: Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist, Daniel K. Tarullo, Georgetown University
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
November 30, 2001

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

Speakers: David Lipton, Moore Capital, John H. Makin, Caxton Associates
Presider: Caroline Atkinson
November 9, 2001

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

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

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