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October 29, 2008

Emerging Markets
At this rate the world’s financial architecture will have been remade before November 15th

Today the Federal Reserve indicated that it would swap US dollars for Brazilian real, Korean won, Mexican pesos and Singapore dollars -- effectively allowing a select group of emerging economies to b…

November 4, 2009

Economic Crises
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Fiscal Irresponsibility Clouds the Future of the United States

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

November 4, 2009

Economic Crises
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Fiscal Irresponsibility Clouds the Future of the United States

Watch Richard A. Posner, judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and senior lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, analyze how past fiscal irresponsibility has led to c…

January 31, 2011

International Organizations
HBO History Makers Series with James D. Wolfensohn

James D. Wolfensohn, chairman of Wolfensohn & Company, LLC, reflects on the highlights of his career including how his career began, his tenure as president of the World Bank, and the importance of c…

January 31, 2011

International Organizations
HBO History Makers Series with James D. Wolfensohn

  The Home Box Office History Makers Series focuses particular attention on the contributions made by a prominent individual at a critical juncture in international relations. Recent speakers in t…

July 26, 2011

Financial Markets
Challenges and Opportunities for the World Economy and the IMF

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), discusses fragility in the global economy and how the IMF can mitigate international financial crises. This meeting was…

July 26, 2011

Financial Markets
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Challenges and Opportunities for the World Economy and the IMF

The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

May 20, 2011

Europe and Eurasia
In Obama’s European Trip, Mideast Echoes

President Obama’s upcoming European trip will aim to reassure European allies about transatlantic ties and forge consensus on supporting and sustaining democratic reforms in the Middle East, says CFR…

May 31, 2011

International Organizations
BRICS, or Straw Men? Why the Next IMF Head Will Be European

France's Finance and Economy Minister Christine Lagarde shakes hands with Brazil's Central Bank President Alexandre Tombini during a meeting in Brasilia on May 30, 2011 (Ueslei Marcelino/ Cou…

BRICS, or Straw Men? Why the Next IMF Head Will Be European

June 29, 2011

International Organizations
Three Challenges for New IMF Director

New IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde has to move quickly to establish independence from the European authorities who got her the job, enhance the IMF’s legitimacy, and display her ability to m…