Global Conference 2011

Global Conference 2011

Emerging Markets: Can the New Engines of Growth Become Global Financiers?

Monday, May 2, 2011 / 9:30 am - 10:45 am


Emerging countries used to be known for volatile equity markets, debt defaults and periodic balance-of-payments crises. But in every geographic region, these nations now seem to be firmly on the path to sustained economic growth and have accumulated sizable financial surpluses. Today it's the United States and Western Europe that seem unsure of how to regain their footing after the financial crisis of 2008. Are Western nations ready to accept the epic change and allow developing nations their time in the limelight? Are measures such as QE2 simply attempts to improve American competitiveness despite EM protests? Will inflation be the headwind that will derail EM progress? With banks in the developed world still recuperating, are EM financial institutions ready to provide the funds necessary to grow domestic demand?

Moderator

Komal Sri-Kumar

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Group Managing Director and Chief Global Strategist, TCW Group Inc.

Speakers

Filippo Cipriani

Partner Trader, Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP

Peter Dattels

Assistant Director, Global Markets Analysis, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund

Nathan Sandler

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, ICE Canyon LLC

Laura Tyson

S. K. and Angela Chan Chair in Global Management, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; former Chairman, National Economic Council

Ruben Vardanian

Chairman and CEO, Troika Dialog


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