Global Financial Crises:
National Economic Solutions, Geopolitical Impacts

June 30, 2009
Rome

Sponsored by
Unicredit Group, Rome
Review of Economic Conditions in Italy
The Centre for International Governance Innovation
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Centre for International Public Policy Studies, Tokyo
G8 Research Group
The Jackman Foundation

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Program





Welcome and Introduction
Paolo Savona, Unicredit Banca di Roma
John J. Kirton, G8 Research Group
Andrew F. Cooper, The Centre for International Governance Innovation





 

National Economic Solutions



Session 1

Crisis, Response and Innovation in America and Asia
"Crisis, Resonse and Innovation in America and Asia," presented by Robert Fauver, Fauver Associates, former U.S. sherpa
Discussants: Naoki Tanaka, Centre for International Public Policy Studies, and Libero Monteforte, Banca d'Italia and Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze
Chair: Rainer S. Masera, University G. Marconi



Session 2
Crisis, Response and Innovation in Europe
"Crisis, Response and Innovation in Europe," by Paolo Savona, Luiss University, and Chiara Oldani, University of Viterbo "La Tuscia"
Discussants: Paola Subacchi, Chatham House, and Carlo A. Bollino, University of Perugia
Chair: Ella Kokotsis, G8 Research Group




 

Geopolitical Impacts



Session 3

The Impact on the BRICs
"Amid the Global Financial Crisis: Impact on the BRICs and the 'BRIC' Response," by Gregory Chin, The Centre for International Governance Innovation
Discussants: Victoria Panova, MGIMO/G8 Research Group, and Franco Fornasari
Chair: Mario Baldassarri, Italian Senate



Session 4
The Impact on Developing Countries
"The Development Finance Architecture of Sub-Saharan Africa: A Policy Paper," by Diéry Seck, Centre for Research on Political Economy
Discussants: George von Furstenberg, Indiana University, and Marina Larionova, State University Higher School of Economics
Chair: Obigifor Aginam, United Nations University


Session 5
Innovation in Global Economic Governance
"International Monies, Special Drawing Rights and Supernational Money," by Pietro Alessandrini, Universita Politecnica della Marche, and Michele Fratianni, Indiana University and Universita Politecnica della Marche
Discussants: Domenico Lombardi, Oxford Institute for Economic Policy, and Juan Carlos Martinez Oliva, Banca d'Italia
Chair: Alan Alexandroff, The Centre for International Governance Innovation




Session 6 Concluding Overview
"Competing Gs? G8, G20 and Crisis Management," by Andrew F. Cooper, The Centre for International Governance Innovation
Discussants: Hugo Dobson, University of Sheffield, and Giorgio La Malfa, Italian Parliament
Chair: Sir Nicholas Bayne, London School of Economics and Political Science




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