A talk with Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman of JPMorgan Chase International. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Group of Thirty (G-30). Between 1991 and 2000 he served two terms as the Governor of the Bank of Israel, between 1987 and 1991, he was the Economic Counselor at the International Monetary Fund, and between 1973 and 1987 he was on the faculty of the University of Chicago where he held the position of the David Rockefeller Professor of International Economics. Dr. Frenkel is the author of numerous books and articles in the fields of International Economics and Macro-Economics and holds many prestigious awards, such as Laureate of the 2002 Israel Prize of Economics. Board of Trustees of the Group of Thirty (G-30), which is a private, nonprofit, Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs. He served as Vice Chairman of American International Group, Inc. and Merrill Lynch International, including Chairman of Merrill Lynch's Sovereign Advisory and Global Financial Institutions Groups. Between 1991 and 2000, he served two terms as the Governor of the Bank of Israel. He is credited with reducing inflation in Israel and achieving price stability, liberalizing Israel's financial markets, removing foreign exchange controls, and integrating the Israeli economy into the global financial system.
Moderated by Jan Svejnar, James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia SIPA
Co-sponsored by the Center on Global Economic Governance and the Program in Economic Policy Management.