Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues 2017

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Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues 2017

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David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way, Suite 100 Berkeley, CA 94704

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UC Berkeley's Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its biennial Conference on Global Economic Issues on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

Confirmed speakers include Ilan Goldfajn, President of the Banco Central do Brazil who will give the Egon and Joan von Kashnitz keynote lecture, John Williams, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Minister of the Economy, Mexico, as well as Andres Rodriguez-Clare and Gabriel Zucman from UC Berkeley.

This invitation-only event will examine the challenges faced by emerging countries, especially Latin America, the future of globalization for emerging and advanced economies, the policy challenges posed by rising income and wealth inequality and its causes, and the challenges to the conduct of monetary policy in a world of low natural real interest rates.

The conference will host prominent economists, policymakers, and industry participants for what promises to be a lively and stimulating event.