McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Speakers
Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Chief Economic Adviser, McCain-Palin 2008

Austan Goolsbee

Senior Economic Adviser, Obama-Biden 2008; Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business

Presiders
Floyd Norris

Chief Financial Correspondent, The New York Times

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics was a quarterly meetings series, which brought together major U.S. and foreign policymakers, business leaders, and independent commentators to discuss and debate current issues in international economics, such as global energy markets, tax policy, global demographic change, and securities regulation.

This meeting series was sponsored by the Corporate Program and the Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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