12/13: NEC w/Robert Kahn, Council of Foreign Relations: Key Global Risks for 2013: From Fiscal Cliff to

  • 13 Dec 2012
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Chinatown Garden 618 H St NW Washington DC (Chinatown/Gallery Place Metro)


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Robert Kahn

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for Int'l Economics

Council on Foreign Relations

“Key Global Risks for 2013: From Fiscal Cliff to Grexit”

Description: Heading into 2013, the global economy appears fragile. Significant political and economic risks cast a cloud over the outlook.  In the US, the fiscal cliff dominates the policy debate and continues to unsettle markets, while the European crisis shows little sign of ending.  Growth risks in Asia and emerging markets also remain a concern and these economies are unlikely to be immune from a downturn elsewhere.  In many countries, questions about the effectiveness of non-conventional monetary policy are an additional source of uncertainty.  How significant are these risks, could they derail the recovery, and what is the scope of policy to address?

Robert Kahn is the Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, D.C.   Mr. Kahn has held positions in the public and private sectors, with an expertise in macroeconomic policy, finance and crisis resolution.  Prior to joining CFR, Mr. Kahn was a senior strategist with Moore Capital Management, where his portfolio spanned G-7 monetary and fiscal policy, regulatory reform, debt policy and debt workouts, and the crisis in Europe. Prior to that, he was a senior adviser in the financial policy department at the World Bank, where he focused on financial sector assessments for developing economies and was the Bank’s liaison to the secretariat of the Financial Stability Forum.  Mr. Kahn also has held positions at Citigroup, the International Monetary Fund, the US Treasury, the Council of Economic Advisers, and the Federal Reserve Board.  Mr. Kahn received his B.A. from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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