Financial Crisis Panel: CIGI Experts in Conversation with The Globe & Mail

Monday, November 24, 2008 - 8:00 PM
CIGI, 57 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Canada
Public Event: Panel Discussion
Nov 24

This is a free public event. CIGI Financial Experts in Conversation with the Globe & Mail: CIGI Distinguished Fellow John Curtis and UW CIGI Chair Eric Helleiner in conversation with National Business Reporter Kevin Carmichael from The Globe & Mail.

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In this event, Distinguished Fellow John Curtis and CIGI Chair in International Governance Eric Helleiner will discuss the global financial crisis and offer their perspectives on its implications for the world economy and global governance. The discussion will be moderated by Kevin Carmichael, The Globe and Mail's National Business Reporter.

Event Speakers

Eric Helleiner is CIGI chair in international political economy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and professor in the University of Waterloo’s Department of Political Science. His current research interests include political economy of the current global financial crisis, international financial regulation, changing power in the international monetary and financial system, the history of international development and North-South monetary relations in the postwar period.

John M. Curtis’s research covers all aspects of international trade, with a recent focus on the relationship between trade and intellectual property, innovation and competitiveness. John was the founding chief economist of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He also is an adjunct professor at Queen’s University and chair of Statistics Canada’s Advisory Committee on International Trade.

Kevin Carmichael is a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the national business columnist at the Financial Post.