Location: Meeting Halls A&B, HQ1-3-430A&B
Columnist, Financial Times
Rana Foroohar is Global Business Columnist and an Associate Editor at the Financial Times, based in New York. She is also CNN’s global economic analyst. Her book, “Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business” (Crown), about why the capital markets no longer support business, was shortlisted for the Financial Times McKinsey Book of the Year award in 2016. Prior to joining the FT and CNN, Foroohar spent 6 years at TIME, as an assistant managing editor and economic columnist. She previously spent 13 years at Newsweek, as an economic and foreign affairs editor and a foreign correspondent covering Europe and the Middle East. During that time, she was awarded the German Marshall Fund’s Peter Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting. She has also received awards and fellowships from institutions such as the Johns Hopkins School of International Affairs and the East West Center. She is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Foroohar graduated in 1992 from Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the author John Sedgwick, and her two children.
First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
David Lipton assumed the position of First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund on September 1, 2011. On March 28, 2016, he was reappointed for a second five-year term beginning September 1, 2016. Before coming to the Fund, Mr. Lipton was Special Assistant to the President, and served as Senior Director for International Economic Affairs at the National Economic Council and National Security Council at the White House. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Citi, and also served in the Clinton administration as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs — and before that as Assistant Secretary. Mr. Lipton earned a Ph.D. and M.A. from Harvard University in 1982 and a B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1975.
A moderated discussion with David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, which will cover key new issues facing the global economy, including normalization of monetary policy, digitalization, and other topical issues. How should policy makers be thinking about these new challenges and their potential impact? Come join the discussion.
Contributor: Luigi Briamonte, Secretary's Department
Moderator: Rana Foroohar, Columnist, Financial Times
Speaker: David Lipton First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
The global economy is facing several issues, including normalization of monetary policy, trade, technology, and erosion of trust. Panelists elaborated on how policy makers should be thinking about these challenges and their potential impact.
“Globalization has created dislocation, which is leading to discontent, which is leading to political change, which also affects the issue of trust.” David Lipton
“Growth should be inclusive, people should feel that there are opportunities and that globalization is fair.” David Lipton