GIC is partnering with LeBow College of Business on a conference exploring the Argentinian financial crisis.

February 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                   

Colleen Murphy, GIC
[email protected]

GIC is partnering with LeBow College of Business on a conference exploring the Argentinian financial crisis.

TWEET: Join @interdependence at @LeBow on Friday, Feb. 28 for a conference on the Sovereign Debt Restructurings in Argentina. Registration:



Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Prospects and Challenges in Argentina: Argentina has experienced many economic crises and defaults throughout its history. Currently, it is also facing several economic and political adversities. The conference will not only look at Argentina’s history, but also shed some light on more recent developments, explore future prospects, and draw lessons from other sovereign debt restructurings. This is event is free for students of Drexel University.


  • Tamon Asonuma, Economist in the Strategy Policy and Review Department, IMF
  • Ed Bartholomew, Lecturer in finance at George Washington University, School of Business
  • Satyajit Chatterjee, Senior Economic Advisor in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Edgardo Demaestri, Senior Financial Markets Consultant
  • Elena Duggar, Chair of Moody’s Macroeconomic Board
  • Anna Gelpern, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Hans Humes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Greylock Capital
  • Thor Jonasson, Deputy Division Chief , IMF
  • Robert Kahn, Director, Eurasia Group
  • Vibhas Madan, Ph.D., Interim Dean, LeBow College of Business at Drexel University
  • Rafael Molina, Managing Partner, Newstate Partners
  • Maria Olivero, Associate Professor – Economics, LeBow College of Business
  • Michael G. Papaioannou, TA Expert-Advisor, IMF and Visiting Scholar and Professor, LeBow College of Business
  • Juan Passadore, Assistant Professor of Economics at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
  • Toan Phan, Senior Economist in the Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • George Tsetsekos, Francis Professor of Finance and Dean Emeritus, LeBow College of Business


Thursday, February 28, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.


LeBow College of Business, Drexel University,
Gerri C. LeBow Hall, 220 DiPiero Grand Meeting Room
(Address: 3220 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104)



Contact: To register for this event or for more information please contact Colleen Murphy, Manager of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected] or 215-238-0990.

About the Global Interdependence Center: The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and roundtable discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at