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UC Berkeley’s Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its 3rd biennial Conference on Global Economic Issues on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

As in previous years, this invitation-only event will host prominent economists, policymakers, and industry participants. Confirmed participants include Mary Daly, President, SF Federal Reserve; Calvin Ho, Senior Vice President and Director of Research for Templeton Global Macro; Jed Kolko, Chief Economist at Indeed; and Emi Nakamura, Jon Steinsson, and Maurice Obstfeld all from University of California, Berkeley.

This year we welcome Dr. Gita Gopinath, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of Research to give the keynote address.

We hope you can join us for what promises to be a lively and stimulating event.


Program

9:00am-9:30am Registration & Breakfast
9:30am-9:45am Opening Remarks
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Director
9:45am-11:00am Session 1 – Emerging Markets
Moderator: TBD
Panelists:
Veronica Rappoport, Vice President, Banco Central de la Republica Argentina
Calvin Ho, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Templeton Global Macro
Alan Taylor, University of California, Davis
11:00am-11:15am Break
11:15am-12:30pm Session 2 – China Trade
Moderator: Galina Hale
Panelists:
Jeff Shen, Managing Director, BlackRock
Maurice Obstfeld, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Chicago Booth
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:15pm Session 3 – Macro Implications of Structural Change in the Labor Market
Moderator: TBD
Panelists:
Mary Daly, President, Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco
Emi Nakamura, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Jed Kolko, Chief Economist, Indeed
3:15pm-3:30pm Break
3:30pm-5:00pm Egon & Joan von Kaschnitz Lecture
Keynote: Gita Gopinath, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, International Monetary Fund
5:00pm-6:00pm Closing Reception


Venue

All sessions and conference reception will be held at:

David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 

 

 


Parking and Transportation

Parking
Parking Passes for participants can be reserved in advance. Contact econevents@berkeley.edu to request a permit.

Visitor Parking Map

Transportation
For additional transportation options, please visit Bart.gov or 511.org


Accommodation

Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco

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 attendees register by October 16, 2019.

Transportation to and from conference venue will be provided.

NOTE: Berkeley lodging also available upon request.

 

 

 


Contact

For questions or comments please contact:

Clausen Event Staff, econevent@berkeley.edu
Event Planner

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchaspog@berkeley.edu
Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy