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:
- Yuriy Gorodnichenko, UC Berkeley
- John Williams, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- Laurence Boone, Chief Economist, AXA
- David Mericle, Senior US Economist, Goldman Sachs
Income Inequality, moderated by Lillian Cheung, executive director of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, with panelists:
- Gabriel Zucman, UC Berkeley
- Robert Koopman, Chief Economist, WTO
- Christian Broda, Managing Director, Duquesne Capital Management
The Future of Globalization, moderated by Haas Prof. Andrew Rose of the Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group, with panelists:
- Andres Rodriguez-Clare, UC Berkeley
- Barry Eichengreen, UC Berkeley
- Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Global Macro Strategist, BlackRock
- Ilan Goldfajn, governor of the Banco Central do Brazil, will wrap up the day with a keynote address.
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.