Conference on Global Economic Issues 2017
UC Berkeley's Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its biennial Conference on Global Economic Issues on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
Confirmed speakers include Ilan Goldfajn, President of the Banco Central do Brazil who will give the Egon and Joan von Kaschnitz keynote lecture, John Williams, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Minister of the Economy, Mexico, as well as Andres Rodriguez-Clare and Gabriel Zucman, from UC Berkeley.
This invitation-only event will examine the challenges faced by emerging countries, especially Latin America, the future of globalization for emerging and advanced economies, the policy challenges posed by rising income and wealth inequality and its causes, and the challenges to the conduct of monetary policy in a world of low natural real interest rates.
The conference will host prominent economists, policymakers, and industry participants for what promises to be a lively and stimulating event.
WE ENCOURAGE TO REGISTER BY NOVEMBER 15, 2017
|9:00am – 9:30am||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:30am – 9:45am||
|9:45am – 11:00am||
Session 1: Low Interest Rates
Moderator: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Clausen Center Director
|11:00am – 11:15am||Break|
|11:15am – 12:30pm||
Session 2: Income inequality
Moderator: Lillian Cheung, Executive Director, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
|12:30pm – 2:00pm||Lunch|
|2:00pm – 3:30pm||
Session 3: The Future of Globalization
Moderator: Andrew Rose, UC Berkeley
|3:30pm – 3:45pm||Break|
|3:45pm – 5:00pm||
Egon & Joan von Kaschnitz Lecture
with comments by
|5:00pm – 7:00pm||Post-Conference Reception|
Parking Passes for participants can be reserved in advance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a permit.
Accommodation will be provided for out-of-town attendees. Please indicate if lodging is desired when completing your registration form and a reservation will be made on your behalf. We strongly recommend that all attendees register by September 30, 2017.
Conference transportation is provided from the Hyatt Regency Hotel to UC Berkeley, David Brower Center on Saturday November 18. Boarding begins at 8:15am. Please note; the bus departs from the Market Street side of the hotel (the other side of the main lobby entrance) at 8:30am. Contact email@example.com with any inquiries.
NOTE: Berkeley lodging also available upon request.
For questions or comments please contact:
Clausen Event Staff, firstname.lastname@example.org