Beijing, China

The World Economy and the Role of
the State in Economic Growth

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A high-level conference that convened Nobel Laureates, key policymakers, and business leaders
from Asia and around the globe.

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Passing of Professor Kenneth J. Arrow

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1921 – 2017

1:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

International Affairs Building, Room 1501

1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Canada and the U.S.:
Partners in Prosperity

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The Honourable William Francis Morneau, Minister of Finance of Canada

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

International Affairs Building, Room 1501

The Challenges and Future of European Healthcare:
Facing Choices on Budget, Fairness
and Solidarity

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A talk by the Italian Minster of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin

Wednesday, February 05, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Institution-building, Governance and
Compliance in Brazil: Politics, Policy,
and Business

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Monday, February 06, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Strategies for Growth:
The Changing Role of the State - Brazil

A roundtable conference as part of
Columbia University President's Global Initiative

December 12 & 13


Credit Surfaces, Leverage Cycles
and Doom Loops

A lecture delivered by John Geanakoplos
James Tobin Professor of Economics, Yale University

November 10 | 6:00pm-8:00pm

Global Implications of
Europe's Redesign

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A two-day conference where policy makers, academics,
and business professionals will discuss the crisis
of the euro and the future of Europe

Challenges for Monetary Policy Conduct
for Emerging Market Central Banks

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A talk by Veerathai Santiprabhob
Governor, Bank of Thailand

October 05 | 1:00pm-2:00pm

Iceland's Road to Recovery:
Key Lessons

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A talk by Iceland's Foreign Minister, Lilja Alfredsdottir
September 21 | 6:00 p.m.

The World today and the
Future of U.S.-France Relations

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A talk by France's Foreign Minister of Foreign Affairs
and International Development, Jean-Marc Ayrault

September 22 | 10:15am-11:15am

The Center on Global Economic Governance was created with the recognition that without adequate global economic governance there is a greater possibility of major crises and a tendency toward protectionism and political upheaval. It is our mission to develop, promote and implement new theories, studies and policy initiatives that cut across nation-state boundaries and address this new reality.


Four of the world’s fastest growing economies — Brazil, Russia, India and China, the so-called BRIC nations — have a special forum at SIPA: the BRICLab. Representing 40 percent of the world’s population, these four nations are a driving force in emerging markets. The BRICLab examines their increasing influence on global affairs and the implications of their growing power through a combination of classes, executive programs, and conferences. Read More