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Liberia: Trade and Investment

June 24, 2013

Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai of the Republic of Liberia joined GIC members and friends for an afternoon discussion about Liberia and Africa.

Recovery 2013 – Strength or Stagnation?

May 20, 2013

The speed and strength of the global economic recovery affects millions of people around the world. Presidents Charles Plosser and Eric Rosengren of the Federal Reserve Banks of Philadelphia and Boston respectively joined industry leaders and academics from the U.S. and Italy to discuss the prospect of recovery.

The 31st Annual Monetary & Trade Conference in Partnership with Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business: Fixing the Banking System for Good

April 19, 2013

The global economic turmoil has caused a reevaluation of the international and interconnected banking system. This all-day event will examine the banking system from several perspectives and offer analyses of potential long-term solutions.

When Public Investment is No Longer an Oxymoron: Fiscal Policy in Liquidity Trap Conditions

April 9, 2013

The theme of the second annual Global Society of Fellows meeting was “When Public Investment is No Longer an Oxymoron: Fiscal Policy in Liquidity Trap Conditions” and featured Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, chief economist of Ford Motor Co.; Richard Vague, managing partner of Gabriel Investments; Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Paul McCulley, […]

The Condition of State and Local Governments: Municipal Bonds

March 27, 2013

State and local governments have yet to completely emerge from the financial crisis as the lingering affects continue to weigh down on their finances. During the last few years we have seen headlines about state pension problems, cities defaulting on their debts and water and sewer systems entering bankruptcy. What is the current state of […]