Workshop: "Policy Issues in Global Financial Reform"

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 8:30 AM
Jun 10
Co-sponsored by CIGI, CIC and the Centre for Trade Policy and Law at Carleton University in Ottawa

Event Speakers

A prominent Canadian economist, policy analyst and commentator on international economic policy issues, Daniel Schwanen is a senior fellow at CIGI and an expert on global economic governance, trade and regional integration. Since joining CIGI in 2004, he has contributed to the organization in senior executive and research capacities. Daniel is also Associate Vice-President, Trade and International Policy, at the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto.

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.

In addition to his commitment to CIGI, Jim Balsillie is also the founder of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, the Centre for Digital Rights, Arctic Research Foundation and co-founder of the Council of Canadian Innovators.

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.