NOVEMBER 18, 2023
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY
UC Berkeley’s Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its 4th biennial Conference on Global Economic Issues: Deglobalization and Fragmentation, on Saturday, November 18, 2023.
The Clausen conference will host prominent economists, policymakers, and industry participants. This year we welcome Pinelopi Goldberg, Elihu Professor of Economics and Professor of Management at Yale University, to give the keynote address.
Thank you for joining us for the 2023 Clausen Center Conference!
We hope you enjoy the conference photos and you can find the participant list here.
We look forward to seeing you again and best wishes for the new year!
|Registration & Breakfast
Benjamin E. Hermalin Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost,
University of California Berkeley
|Session 1 – Energy, Trade and the Environment
Moderator: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas International Monetary Fund
Cullen S. Hendrix Peterson Institute for International Economics (View Session Slides)
Catherine Wolfram MIT Sloan School of Management
Joseph Shapiro University of California Berkeley (View Session Slides)
|Session 2 – Semiconductors, export restrictions and CHIPs Act
Moderator: Matilde Bombardini University of California Berkeley
Alberto L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli University of California Berkeley and co-founder of Cadence and Synopsys (View Session Slides)
Chad P. Bown Peterson Institute for International Economics
Matthew S. Borman Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration – Bureau of Industry and Security
Ronnie Chatterji Duke University and former White House Coordinator for CHIPS Act Implementation at the National Economic Council (NEC)
|Session 3 – Financial issues related to de-dollarization and international capital flows
Moderator: Barry Eichengreen, University of California Berkeley
Patricia C. Mosser Columbia University
Gene Frieda London School of Economics
Matteo Maggiori Stanford Graduate School of Business
|Egon & Joan von Kaschnitz Keynote Lecture
“Globalization in Crisis”
Pinelopi Goldberg Elihu Professor of Economics and Professor of Management, Yale University (View Session Slides)
|Closing Remarks – Matilde Bombardini and Cecile Gaubert (Clausen Center Co-directors)
All sessions will be held at:
University of California Berkeley
Spieker Forum (6th Floor), Cheit Ln, Berkeley, CA 94720
Parking and Transportation
Parking Passes for participants can be reserved in advance.
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Shuttle service will be provide to and from the conference venue for all those lodging at Le Meridien San Francisco hotel.
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Le Meridien San Francisco, 333 Battery Street, San Francisco
Reservations at Le Meridien are now closed. If you require lodging, we recommend Hotel Shattuck Plaza and Residence Inn.
Conference participants are responsible for any lodging expenses.
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The Clausen Center is co-sponsoring a talk by Japan’s Minister of the Economy, Trade, and Industry, Nishimura Yasutoshi, on Nov. 15 at 12:30 pm in Chou Hall’s Spieker Forum. The event is held in partnership with the Berkeley APEC Study Center; the Institute for East Asian Studies; the Center for Japanese Studies; and Berkeley SkyDeck, with support from the Haas Asia Business Club. The talk, covering fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in Japan, will look at how Japan is driving transformation change through its support for startups. Mr. Nishimura will also participate in a conversation with Haas School of Business Acting Dean Jenny Chatman.
The program, which will run from 12:30-1 pm, will be:
- Welcome from Clausen Center Faculty Director Matilde Bombardini
- Remarks by METI Minister Nishimura Yasutoshi
- Fireside interview with Jenny Chatman and Minister Nishimura
Mr. NIshimura has served as Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) since August 2022. He was reappointed to his post in September 2023. He was born on October 15, 1962, in Hyogo Prefecture in Japan’s Kansai region. He was first elected to Japan’s House of Representatives in 2003 and has held a number of senior government roles during the past 20 years.
We ask that you register for the free event ahead of time so we can have an accurate count of attendees.
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