2014 Events

“Indian Health Care: Challenges and Opportunities”

Featuring Daljit Singh, president, Fortis Healthcare Ltd.

October 20, 2014

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“What the Modi Government Must Do to Transform India Into a Modern Economy”

Featuring Arvind Panagariya, Professor of Economics & Jagdish Bhagwati Profesor of Indian Political Economy; Director of the Program on Indian Economic Policies, Columbia University

September 15, 2014

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“Government Is Broken, and Big Business Needs to Fix It”

Featuring John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief, The Economist

September 9, 2014

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“China, India, and the Other Asia: Opportunities in Myanmar, Indonesia, and Korea”

Featuring Changyong Rhee, Director, Asia & Pacific, International Monetary Fund

June 17, 2014


The George S. Eccles Speaker Forum in Economics

“Why Growth Matters”
Featuring Columbia University professors Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya
Moderated by Glenn Hubbard, dean of Columbia Business School

May 12, 2014

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“Strive to Thrive” featuring Arianna Huffington

April 14, 2014

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“Tunisia’s Transition to Democracy: A Discussion with Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa”

April 1, 2014

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“Banking Union in Europe: Prospects and Challenges”

A Panel Discussion Featuring Vitor Gaspar and Athanasios Orphanides and moderated by Ricardo Reis, Columbia University

February 27, 2014


“Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit”

A book event and discussion featuring Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia Business School. Moderated by Robert Samuelson, columnist, The Washington Post.

February 6, 2014

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“Predicting the Future of the World Economy”

Jacob Frenkel, chairman, JPMorganChase International
Glenn Hubbard, dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School,
Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Global Macro, Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University
Shang-Jin Wei, NT Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy; Director of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business, Columbia Business School

Presented by the Chazen Institute of International Business with media partner Foreign Affairs

February 4, 2014

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“Financial Inclusion in India — Is It Finally Possible?”

Nachiket Mor, Chair, Reserve Bank of India’s Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services for Small Businesses and Low-Income Households

Moderated by:
Suresh Sundaresan
Chase Manhattan Bank Professor of Economics and Finance, Columbia Business School

February 3, 2014