Past Event

Trade Issues Today

September 30, 2016
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106

This one-day conference includes a range of panels on the World Trade System and will feature distinguished speakers and leaders from Columbia University, the American Enterprise Institute, the Government of India, and more.

The event is co-sponsored with the Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business, the School of International and Public Affairs, and the Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies.

Read the full conference summer and watch the video here.

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Registration

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session I. Currency Manipulation and the International Trade System
Moderator: Guillermo Calvo, Columbia University
Panelists: Joseph Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Session II. Mega-Regional Agreements and the World Trade System
Moderator: Pravin Krishna, Johns Hopkins University
Panelists: Daniel Altman, New York University
Anu Bradford, Columbia Law School
Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College
Robert Lawrence, Harvard Kennedy School
Susan Schwab, former United States Trade Representative

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Intermission/Coffee Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Session III. Globalization, Labor Markets, Trade with China, and Income Inequality
Moderator: Claude Barfield, American Enterprise Institute
Panelists: Caroline Freund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Amit Khandelwal, Columbia Business School
Phil Levy, Chicago Council on World Affairs

Evening Session
Casa Italiana
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
(b/w 116th and 118th Streets)
New York, NY 10027

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Reception (First floor, Casa Italiana)

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Session IV. Trade Issues Today (Teatro, Casa Italiana)
Moderator: Jagdish Bhagwati, Columbia University
Panelists: Alan Krueger, Princeton University
Leif Pagrotsky, former Trade Minister of Sweden
Arvind Panagariya, Cabinet Minister and Senior Advisor to PM of India
Ernesto Zedillo, former President of Mexico

Concluding Remarks: Merit Janow, Dean of SIPA

Please click here to RSVP.
Separate registration is required for the afternoon and evening sessions.

Contact Information

Theresa Murphy