Global Symposium “High Stakes ～What lies ahead for the Global Economy”
March 05, 2009
Japan Society and JETRO have officially opened registrations for a global symposium "HIGH STAKES -What lies ahead for the Global Economy?-". Key note speakers include chief economist, Richard Koo from Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. and Former Bank of Canada Governor, David Dodge.
What lies ahead for the Global Economy?
Will the next decades be more like 1914-1945 (protectionism and depression)or 1950-2000 (freer trade and exponential growth)? Will we need the collective efforts of all developed countries to recover
from the current global crisis? Do we face a lost decade for the grobal economy?
Join us to hear from economic specialists on how government plicy decision will be influencing economies around the world.
Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Location: The Westin Harbour Castle
Convention Centre 1 Harbour Square Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A6
Cost: $250.00 + $12.50 GST $262.50 per person (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Overview - Getting the context and diagnosis right
William Macdonald, Toronto, is a strategic and policy consultant to business and government.
Lessons from Japan and what Asia can do
Richard Koo is chief economist of Nomura, Tokyo, and author of The Holy Grail of Macro-Economics. Larry Summers, Obama’s chief economic adviser, says “any analyst of the current U.S. situation must consider Koo’s arguments.”
The pathway to recovery and a more functional global economic order and financial system
Martin Wolf is associate editor and chief economic correspondent of the Financial Times, London, England and pre-eminent economic journalist in the world. Author of Why Globalization Works and Fixing Global Finance, both highly praised by Larry Summers.
The role of other countries
David Dodge is the retired Governor of the Bank of Canada.
Senior parliamentary editor, CBC News and host of Politics on CBC Newsworld
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