Thursday, April 6, 2017
from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm (a cocktail will follow)
Villa d’Este – Sala Regina – CERNOBBIO (CO)
April 6, 2017
Some of the protagonists of the regular Cernobbio “The Outlook for the Economy and Finance” Workshop outlined potential developments in the global situation and the Eurozone, as well as the implications for Italy.
Specifically, the event examined:
Former Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, he chaired a formal Review into AMR (antimicrobial resistance), which made recommendations on how to solve this global challenge in May 2016. He worked for Goldman Sachs from 1995 until April 2013, spending most of his time there as Chief Economist. He is the creator of the acronym “BRIC”. In May 2015 he was made a Life Peer to the House of Lords.
Professor of Economic Statistics at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, he was Minister of Labor and Social Policies in the Letta government. He was previously President of the Italian Statistical Institute (ISTAT), and Chief Statistician and Director of the Statistics Directorate of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He was coordinator of one of the three groups of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission on the “Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress”. In 2014, the UN Secretary General named him Co-chair of the “Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development”.
Richard C. Koo
Chief Economist of Nomura Research Institute, he is Senior Advisor to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Advisory Board Member of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and a regular contributor to “The Economist”. He was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a Doctoral Fellow of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.