World Economic Update

Friday, February 8, 2019
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Speakers
Richard E. Baldwin

Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute Geneva

Catherine L. Mann

Global Chief Economist, Citi

Rebecca Patterson

Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Bessemer Trust Company, N.A.

Presider

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their implications for U.S. policy. This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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