Events

Workshop: Forecasting Issues in Developing Economies, April 26, 2017
Event’s: papers and presentations.

Conference: International Symposium on Housing and Financial Stability in China, December 18, 2015
Event’s: agenda and summary.

Conference: Squaring Higher Wages and Competitiveness, September 2, 2015
Event’s: agenda and video.

Conference: Housing Markets, Financial Stability and Growth, December 11, 2014
Event’s: agenda and summary.

Conference: Housing, Stability and the Macroeconomy: International Perspectives, November 14, 2014
Event’s: agenda and presentations.

Conference: Housing Markets and the Macroeconomy: Challenges for Monetary Policy and Financial Stability, June 5, 2014
Event’s: agenda and presentations.

Conference: Food Price Volatility: Causes and Challenges, February 25, 2014
Event’s: agenda and presentations.

Conference: Understanding International Commodity Price Fluctuations, March 20, 2013
Event’s agenda and presentations.

GW-IMF Forecasting Forum, November 15, 2012
Event’s: agenda and presentations.

Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery October 14, 2011
Panel: Menzie Chinn (University of Wisconsin, Madison and Econbrowser blog), Jeffry Frieden (Harvard University), Gail Cohen (Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress), Diane Lim Rogers (Concord Coalition), Simon Johnson (MIT and Peterson Institute) and George Akerlof (IMF and Winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize for Economics)
Event’s: transcript and webcast.

The Unemployment Crisis: Costs, Causes and Cures October 22, 2010
Panel: Prakash Loungani (IMF), Mike Konczal (Roosevelt Institute), Adam Looney (Brokings Institution), Prakash Kannan (IMF), Marcello Estevao (IMF), Erika Tsounta (IMF), Mai Dao (IMF), Till von Wachter (Columbia University), John Irons (Economic Policy Institute), Kemal Dervis (Brookings Institution), Michael Kumhof (IMF), George Akerlof (IMF), Jo Marie Griesgraber (New Rules for Global Finance), Iyanatul Islam (ILO) and Andrew Berg (IMF).
Event’s: summary.

Gloom & Doom… or Boom? September 17, 2010
Panel: Prakash Loungani (IMF), Mark Zandi (Moody) and Nouriel Roubini (Roubini Global Economics and New York University)
Event’s: summary.

One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth November 29, 2007
Speaker/Discussants: Dani Rodrik (Harvard University), Bob Davis (Wall Street Journal) and Arvind Subramanian (Peterson Institute for International Economics and Center for Global Development)
Event’s: summary, transcript and webcast.

The Risk of a U.S. Hard Landing and Implications for the Global Economy and Financial Markets September 13, 2007
Speaker/Moderator: Nouriel Roubini (Roubini Global Economics and New York University) and Charles Collyns (IMF)
Event’s: transcript and webcast.

In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India May 11, 2007
Speaker/Discussant: Edward Luce (Financial Times), Arvind Subramanian (Peterson Institute for International Economics and Center for Global Development) and moderated by Kalpana Kochhar (IMF).

Debt Defaults and Lessons from a Decade of Crises May 10, 2007
Opening remarks by John Lipsky (IMF) followed by presentation from Federico Sturzenegger (Harvard University & Jeromin Zettelmeyer (IMF), discussant: Brad Sester (Roubini Global Economics) and moderated by Charles Blitzer (IMF).
Event’s: opening remarks and summary.

Is the Flat Tax Experiment a Failure January 25, 2007
Talk by Michael Keen (IMF), disucssants: Leonard Burman (Brookings Institution) and Kevin A. Hassett (American Enterprise Institute).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish).

From Underdogs to Tigers: The software industry in emerging economies November 28, 2006
Talk by Ashish Arora (Carnegie Mellon University).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish) .

Nouriel Roubini on the U.S. and Global Outlook September 7, 2006
Participants: Nouriel Roubini (Roubini Global Economics and New York University), Anirvan Banerji (ECRI) and moderated by Charles Collyns (IMF).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish), transcript and New York Times article.

Pragmatism: Latin America’s New ‘Ism’? May 23, 2006
Opening Remarks by Agustin Carstens (IMF) followed by a presentation from Javier Santiso (OECD), discussants: Pablo Bachelet (Miami Herald), Charles Collyns (IMF), Moises Naim (Foreign Policy), Alvaro Vargas Llosa (Independent Institute) and moderated by Jeromin Zettelmeyer (IMF).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish), transcript and webcast (part 1 and part 2).

Is Globalization Here to Stay? March 29, 2006
Presentations by Jeffry Frieden (Harvard University), Virginia Haufler (University of Maryland), Harold James (Princeton University) and moderated by Steven Pearlstein (The Washington Post).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish) and webcast.

The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth February 8, 2006
Featuring: Benjamin Friedman (Harvard University), Sebastian Mallaby (The Washington Post), Nigel Ashford (George Mason University), Simon  Johnson (Masschusetts Institute o Technology) and moderated by Rev. Andrew Small (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish), transcript and webcast.

Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of World Trade October 19, 2005
Presentation by Pietra Rivoli (Georgetown University), discussant: Brink Lindsey (Cato Institute) and moderated by Hans-Peter Lankes (IMF).
Event’s: transcript.

Beating the Business Cycle: Can Turning Points in the Economy be Predicted? June 23, 2005
Feautring: Anirvan Banerji (Economic Cycle Research Institute), discussants: Fred Joutz (George Washington University), Robert Lenzner (Forbes) and Subir Lall (IMF).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish) and transcript.

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century April 8, 2005
A Talk by Thomas L. Friedman (New York Times) and moderated by Raghuram Rajan (IMF).
Event’s: transcript and webcast.

Should Europe embrace ‘Cowboy Capitalism’ or go its own way? March 24, 2005
Featuring: Olaf Gersemann (Wirtschafts), Martin Neil Baily and Jacob Kirkegaard (Peterson Institute for International Economics) and moderated by Jeroem Kremers (IMF).
Event’s: transcript.

Tracking Grenada’s Recovery: Six Months After Hurrican Ivan February 25, 2005
Panel: His Excellency Dr. Denis G. Antoine (Ambassador of Grenada to the U.S.), Caroline Anstey (World Bank), Prakash Loungani (IMF) and moderated by Paul Nehru Tennassee (NCOCA).
Event’s: transcript.

Why Globalization Works September 22, 2004
Featuring: Martin Wolf (Financial Times), comments by Kristin Forbes (President’s Council of Economic Advisors) and moderated by Raghuram Rajan (IMF).
Event’s: summary (EnglishFrench and Spanish), transcript and webcast.

Does the IMF Always Prescribe Fiscal Austerity? Are Targets Too Tight? June 8, 2004
Featuring: Marcelo Selowsky (IMF, Nancy Birdsall (Center for Global Development) and Allan Meltzer (Carnegie Mellon University).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish).

Can Central Banks be Outsourced? Issues in Money & Sovereignty May 11, 2004
Featuring: Benjamin Cohen (University of California), Kathleen McNamara (Georgetown University), Catherine Pattillo (IMF), Carmen Reinhart (IMF) and moderated by Ashoka Mody (IMF).
Event’s: transcript.

In Defenese of Globalization February 18, 2004
Presentation by Jagdish Bhagwati (Columbia University), followed by comments from Daniel Yergin (Cambridge Energy Research Associates) and moderted by Raghuram Rajan (IMF).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish), transcript and webcast.

Do Developing Countries Have a Say at the IMF? February 5, 2004
Featuring: Ariel Buira (G-24 Secretariat), Carol Welch (Friends of the Earth) and moderated by Thomas Dawson (IMF).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish).

Capitalism and its Critics September 9, 2003
Featuring Jerry Z. Muller (Catholic University of America), Ann Florini (Brookings Institution) and Johan Norberg (Timbro) and moderated by Prakash Loungani (IMF).
Event’s: summary (English, French and Spanish) and transcript.

 

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