Where Will Economic Growth Come From?Monday, April 30, 2012
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Willem Buiter, Chief Economist, Citigroup
Terry Duffy, Executive Chairman, CME Group Inc.
Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer, PIMCO
Kevin Warsh, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, and former Member, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Global Conference 2012 kicks off by exploring the question facing policymakers across the United States and around the developed world: Has the emphasis on debt reduction put a wet blanket on recovery? Now that we can shift the focus away from crisis management, job creation is the central challenge. What investments and policy moves are needed now? If Europe descends into recession, will the effects reverberate around the globe, or has there been sufficient decoupling? Will Asia be the engine of growth, or will structural challenges slow the development of emerging economies? What sectors and geographies will define the future and revive economic growth?