Official launch of Off Balance: The Travails of Institutions That Govern the Global Financial System

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 12:00 PM
MICHAEL K. YOUNG FACULTY CONFERENCE CENTER, BURNS 505, THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL – 2000 H STREET, NW, Washington
Oct 11

Paul Blustein’s books about the inner workings of international economic institutions — notably the International Monetary Fund and World Trade Organization — have won critical acclaim. In Off Balance, he addresses the failings of such institutions in the global financial crisis that erupted in 2008.

RSVP: Jessie Pierce at 202.994.7171 or [email protected]

Event Speakers

 Paul Blustein is a CIGI senior fellow. An award-winning journalist and author, he has written extensively about international economics, trade and financial crises.

Thomas A. Bernes is a CIGI Distinguished Fellow. After a distinguished career in the Canadian public service and at leading international economic institutions, Tom was CIGI’s executive director from 2009 to 2012. He has held high-level positions at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Government of Canada. He became a distinguished fellow in 2012.