Weekly Newsletter – September 28, 2014

November 27, 2014


SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – September 28, 2014

Club members, please see below for this week’s events and job deadlines.

We are also putting together a special edition on upcoming internship and full-time deadlines for major banks, multilaterals, buy-side institutions, and rating agencies. The newsletter will be sent out soon so get excited if you are planning to apply!

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership

Sep. 30: “The World Bank Presentation” – Roberto Amorosino, senior recruitment officer at The World Bank, will discuss the organization and opportunities for interested students. Tuesday, 12:30pm. Rome 203. RSVP on SAISWorks.

Oct. 1: “Office of the United States Trade Representative: International Trade Career Presentation” – Don Eiss, senior policy advisor at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, will discuss the organization and internship opportunities for students. Wednesday, 12:15pm. Nitze 507. RSVP on SAISWorks.

Oct. 1: “Trade Links Between Asia and Latin America” – Naoyuki Yoshino, dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute, will discuss this topic. Wednesday, 12:30pm. Rome 200. Members of the public and media should RSVP to SAIS International Development Program at developmentroundtable@jhu.edu.

Oct. 1: “Challenges Facing the World Trade System” – Pravin Krishna, Chung Ju Yung Distinguished Professor of International Economics and Business Co-Chair of Bernard L. Schwartz Globalization Initiative, Ewa Bjorling, Minister of Trade of Sweden, Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor at Columbia University and Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Anne Krueger, Senior Research Professor of International Economics at SAIS will discuss this topic. Wednesday 5:30pm. Kenney Herter. Member of the public should RSVP to The Bernard L. Schwartz Globalization Initiative at SAIS here.

Oct. 2: “Challenges Facing the World Trade System” – This panel will be chaired by James Riedel, William L. Clayton Professor of International Economics at SAIS to discuss six papers on this topic. Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Kenney Herter. Member of the public should RSVP to The Bernard L. Schwartz Globalization Initiative at SAIS and access the full agenda here.

Sep 30: “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” – Why do people borrow? An attempt to live beyond their means or income smoothing that accompanies growing prosperity? Consumer Credit and the American Economy examines the economics, behavioral science, sociology, history, law, and regulation of consumer credit in the United States. The authors look at why Americans use credit and the implications for both the American economy and government regulation. With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created by the Dodd-Frank Act, spreading its wings, there is perhaps no better time to have an in-depth discussion about the past and future of consumer credit. This panel features some of the leading experts in consumer financial regulation, who have served as both regulators and scholars. Tuesday 12:00 pm. Cato Institute. For more information click here

Sep 30: “The System Worked, a Book Talk with Dan Drezner” – In The System Worked, Drezner, contents that, thanks to the efforts of central bankers and other policymakers, the international response was sufficiently coordinated to prevent the crisis from becoming a full-fledged depression. Even as the narrative about the failure of multilateral economic institutions persists, in this fascinating book, Drezner explains how global governance in international finance, while fragile in some respects, may be strengthening over time. Tuesday 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Georgetown University. For more information click here

Sep 30: “Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg” – In How Google Works, Schmidt, Google’s Executive Chairman, and Rosenberg, advisor to the CEO, pull back the curtain on a company that has changed the way we work and redefined what it takes to be successful in today’s business environment. Tuesday 7:00 pm. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. For more information click here

Oct 1: “Rethinking Housing Bubbles: The Role of Household and Bank Balance Sheets in Modeling Economic Cycles” – Balance sheet crises, in which the prices of widely held and highly leveraged assets collapse, pose distinctive economic challenges. In what promises to be a deeply insightful event, authors Vernon L. Smith and Steven D. Gjerstad will discuss their new book Rethinking Housing Bubbles. Their book examines causes and consequences, and with both authors’ well-known backgrounds in experimental economics, analyzes the events that led to and resulted from the recent U.S. housing bubble as a case study in the formation and propagation of balance sheet crises. Join the Cato Institue for what promises to be a substantive, highly compelling discussion from two recognized authorities. Wednesday 12:00 pm. Cato Institute. For more information click here
Newsletter Contributors
On-Campus Events: Wenxin Lin
Off-Campus Events: Jingwen Lu
Jobs & Internships: Emily Chen
Editor: Wendy Zhiyi Chen

Stay up-to-date with club events on the SAIS International Finance Club website and facebook group

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