The International and the Domestic: Latin America and U.S. Policies and Politics
Trade, immigration, and energy security have all emerged as key domestic policy issues for the next administration. Yet beyond their appeal to American voters, they are each shaped by Latin America and U.S.-Latin America relations. This symposium will explore the expanding links between the United States and Latin America, and examine U.S. domestic and foreign policies addressing this complex set of issues.
This symposium is made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Arminio Fraga, former president at the Central Bank of Brazil, Jacob A. Frenkel, former governor at the Bank of Israel, Philipp Hildebrand, former chairman at the Swiss National Bank, and CFR Distinguished Fellow and Former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King, join Roger C. Altman, former deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, to discuss their experiences as central bankers and insights into past financial crises.
Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the board of governors at the Federal Reserve System, joins
Laurence D. Fink, chairman and chief executive officer at BlackRock and member of the board of directors at the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss how the Federal Reserve System has evolved over time, and challenges for the future.
It is often said that academics could do a better job speaking to the general public. It can probably also be said that academics could use a dose of looking at the forest as well as the trees. In the area of regulatory management, both appear to be true.