2010 Conference Series – Prague, Czech Republic
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2010 - Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education, Charles University (CERGE)
Prague, Czech Republic
2010 Conference Series – Prague, Czech Republic
Financial Interdependence in the World’s Post-Crisis Capital Markets.
Sunday, June 13th
Walking tour of Prague followed by lunch at Palffy Palace with Dr. Peter Steiner,
Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures, University of Pennsylvania
Monday, June 14th and Tuesday, June 15th
Programs at the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education of Charles University (CERGE)
Included in this conference will be a Central Bank Panel:This panel of central bankers from Czech Republic, United States, France, Estonia, Poland, and Hungary will explore monetary policy and issues in working with Euro and non-Euro countries within the European Union in the aftermath of the crisis in Greece. Governor Zdenek Tuma of Czech National Bank and Ferenc Karvalits, Deputy Governor, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary)will participate. Others TBC.
Jan Mladek, Ph.D.
Jan Mladek graduated from the University of Economics in Prague (1983) and passed two-years’ course in mathematics and physics Faculty of Charles University (1989). He obtained the Ph.D. in the Prognostics Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1990). During the period of 1991-2 he was appointed as the deputy federal minister of economy and […]
Tanel Ross is currently the deputy secretary-general at Ministry of Finance of Estonia. From 2003 to 2005 he worked with the International Monetary Fund, where he was the North and Baltic States senior advisor to the director. Ross graduated from Tallinn University of Technology in 1991.
Mr. Kahlen joined Solena in 2001 in the Prague office where he is responsible for the preparation of Solena projects in Central and Eastern Europe. Mr. Kahlen has 15 years experiences in energy cogeneration and renewable energy production from landfill gas. In the early nineties he founded the company PDI. PDI is in charge of […]
Deputy governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank since 27 March 2007, Mr Karvalits holds a university degree in economics. From 1990 he was head of the liquidity and risk management department at Magyar Hitelbank and became investment manager at Wallis International afterwards. From 1994 he worked for Magyar Hitelbank as managing director. From 1996 he […]
Peter Steiner, Ph.D.
Peter Steiner is professor and acting undergraduate chair, department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, at the University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to Penn, Dr. Steiner taught at the University of Michigan and Harvard. His major areas of research are literary theory and modern Slavic literature and culture. Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, and immigrated to this […]
Andrew Hodge is responsible for the development and improvement of profits reporting at the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, and liaison with user groups. He also acts as senior advisor on the overall US economic NIPA accounts. Prior experience includes group managing director, Global Insight, in charge of the US forecast; Bank Brussels Lambert VP, […]
Timo TyrvainenChief Economist, Climate Leadership Coalition in Finland
Timo Tyrvainen is the Chief Economist, Climate Leadership Coalition in Finland and is a former Senior Advisor with Aktia Bank. In 1998-2014 he was the Chief Economist of Aktia. In 1975-98, he worked with Bank of Finland.
Hubert Fromlet, Ph.D.Professor, Jönköping and Linneaus University
Hubert Fromlet is a professor at, Jönköping and Linneaus University. He received his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Wurzburg. Prior to to this he was chief economist at Swedbank, Stockholm, and professor at Blekinge Institute of Technology. Mr. Fromlet has also served as s chief economist at Co-operative Bank, Stockholm and was responsible for macro research at the SAAB-SCANIA, Sweden.
Constance HunterChief Economist, KPMG, LLP
Constance Hunter is the Chief Economist of KPMG, LLP. She is an economic thought leader focusing on how economic factors impact asset prices and business performance worldwide. In her role at KPMG Constance works closely with the firm’s leadership and clients to identify inflection points, risks and opportunities that arise in the constantly evolving economic landscape. Known for correctly calling economic indicators that presage market turning points such as the Russian currency devaluation in 1998, the Dotcom bubble in 2001, the real estate and credit crisis in 2007-08, the recovery of the housing market and concurrent low bond yields in 2012 and the continued low bond yields into 2015.
Manuel BalmasedaChief Economist, CEMEX
Manuel Balmaseda is the Chief Economist at CEMEX, a leading global building materials corporation. Previously he served as Chief Economist for Spain and Europe at BBVA, Chief Economist for Capital Markets at BBV, professor of economics at CEMFI and visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis.
Cecilia Hermansson is Chief Economist at Swedbank, and has been with the bank since 1999. Before that she held a position as director in Sweden’s Ministry of Finance. She started her career after graduating from Stockholm School of Economics with international assignments, joining the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida. She worked in Nairobi 1992-95 […]
Stephen SexauerChief Investment Officer, The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association
Stephen Sexauer is SDCERA’s Chief Investment Officer and oversees SDCERA’s $14 billion Trust Fund, investment team, and investment consultants. In addition to the day-to-day operation of SDCERA’s Investment Division, he also assists SDCERA’s Board with determining the Fund’s investment policies, strategy and asset allocation.
David KotokChief Investment Officer of Cumberland Advisors
David Kotok co-founded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. David’s articles and financial market commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and other publications. He is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio, Yahoo Finance TV, and other media.