Global financial leaders to speak at annual Clausen Center conference

The UC Berkeley Clausen Center for International Business and Policy’s Conference on Global Economic Issues will be held at the David Brower Center in Berkeley on Saturday, Nov. 18.

The  event opens with remarks from Haas Dean Rich Lyons, Carla Hesse, dean of UC Berkeley’s Division of Social Sciences, and conference host Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, director of the Clausen Center director, and Berkeley economics professor.

The day includes three sessions:

Low Interest Rates, with panelists:

Income Inequality, moderated by Lillian Cheung, executive director of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, with panelists:

The Future of Globalization, moderated by Haas Prof. Andrew Rose of the Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group, with panelists:

The Clausen Center is named for former Bank of America and World Bank chief A.W. “Tom” Clausen, a longtime Haas benefactor.

Pictured at top, clockwise: Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Global Macro Strategist, BlackRock; Clausen Director Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas; Lillian Cheung, Executive Director, Hong Kong Monetary Authority; Haas Prof. Andrew Rose;  John Williams, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Ilan Goldfajn, Governor of the Banco Central do Brasil.