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Global Leadership Series Singapore with Randall S. Kroszner

Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (SGT)

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Chicago Booth presents Global Leadership Series
with Randall S. Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics Chicago Booth

"Crisis Response in America and Europe: Implications for Asia and the Global Economy"

Join Randall Kroszner, former Governor of the Federal Reserve and Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth, for a discussion on how central bankers and other policy makers in America and Europe have responded to the recent and ongoing crises. Professor Kroszner will provide an inside view on crisis management and response by the Federal Reserve, comparing and contrasting with the actions of the European Central Bank. He will then discuss likely policy actions in 2012 and draw implications for this year's global economic outlook. 

6:30pm  Registration and cocktails 
7:15pm  Presentation
8:00pm  Q & A session
8:15pm  Networking and cocktails continue
9:30pm  Event concludes


General inquiries:
Jovain Lee +65 6835 6482, Chicago Booth Marketing Office
Alumni/student inquiries:
Berlinda Gooi, Chicago Booth Alumni Office, Asia

About Randall S. Kroszner

Randall S. Kroszner served as a Governor of the Federal Reserve System from March 2006 until January 2009.  During his time as a member of the Federal Reserve Board, he chaired the committee on Supervision and Regulation of Banking Institutions and the committee on Consumer and Community Affairs. In these capacities, he took a leading role in developing responses to the financial crisis and in undertaking new initiatives to improve consumer protection and disclosure, including rules related to home mortgages and credit cards, and was director of NeighborWorks America.  He represented the Federal Reserve Board on the Financial Stability Forum and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.  As a member of the Board, he was also a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee. 

Before becoming a member of the Board, Dr. Kroszner was a professor of economics at the Booth School of Business of the University of Chicago where he is now returning to assume a newly-created chair titled the Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics.  Dr. Kroszner was Director of the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State and editor of the Journal of Law & Economics. He was a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a director at the National Association for Business Economics.  Dr. Kroszner also was a member of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the Department of Labor.

Dr. Kroszner was a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) from 2001 to 2003. While at the CEA, he was heavily involved in formulating the policy response to corporate governance scandals as well as in advising on a wide range of domestic and international issues, including banking and financial regulation, government-sponsored enterprises, pension reform, terrorism risk insurance, tax reform, currency crisis management, sovereign debt restructuring, the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), international trade, and economic development.

Dr. Kroszner has been a visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission, the IMF, the Stockholm School of Economics, the Stockholm University, the Free University of Berlin, Germany, and the London School of Economics.  He was the John M. Olin Visiting Fellow in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago Law School and the Bertil Danielson Visiting Professor of Banking and Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics.   

Dr. Kroszner’s research interests include international financial crises, the Great Depression, regulation of financial institutions, corporate governance, debt restructuring and bankruptcy, and monetary economics.

Dr. Kroszner received an Sc.B. (magna cum laude) in applied mathematics-economics (honors) from Brown University in 1984 and an M.A. (1987) and Ph.D. (1990), both in economics, from Harvard University.


The Chicago Booth Global Leadership Series provides executives worldwide with an unparalleled view of the complex environment and current trends facing businesses today. As the first top-tier business school to have permanent campuses on three continents (North America, Asia and Europe), the series is a natural outgrowth of Chicago Booth's role as a leader in international business education. More info

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When & Where

The House of Tan Yeok Nee
101 Penang Road, corner of Clemenceau Road
Singapore, 238466

Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (SGT)

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