The World Economy: What Now?

This February 13, 2013 symposium sponsored by the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School sized up growth prospects and risk factors in major economies and explored creative thinking on the rising demand for new governance in global financial institutions. With new leadership installed in several major countries, the panel offered predictions — and warnings — for what lies ahead as problems such as the eurozone crisis, the resolution of the US fiscal cliff, and a possible slowdown in Chinese growth continue to linger.

Panelists:

David Beim
Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Business School

Joseph Stiglitz
Nobel Laureate and University Professor, Columbia University

Glenn Hubbard
Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics and dean of Columbia Business School

Richard Clarida
C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Department of Economics, Columbia University

José Antonio Ocampo
Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Shang-Jin Wei
N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy; and director, Chazen Institute of International Business, Columbia Business School

Learn more at http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/chazen/globalinsights/node/131/The+World+Ec...