Weekly Newsletter – October 26, 2015

SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – Oct 26, 2015
Club members, please see information on this week’s exciting events below as well as important internship/full-time position deadlines.

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership

Oct. 27Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) information session. 12:00pm – 2:00pm at Nitze 417. RSVP via SAISworks.

Oct. 30: “The Power is in the Palm: A Look into Sustainable Palm Oil in Indonesia” –  A full day conference on sustainable palm oil in Indonesia featuring panels on: 1) Ensuring Economic Benefits of Palm Oil for the Next Generation: Impact Investment and Sustainable Consumption; 2) Indonesian Environmental Degradation and Private Sector Responses; 3) Governance and Policy: Land Management and Regulation in Indonesia; and 4) Indonesia and Development: Looking Forward. 9:00am – 4:30pm. Rome Auditorium, featuring Ambassador Cameron Hume. RSVP here.


Oct. 27, 6:00pm: “Towards a More Integrated Europe? – Completing the Economic and Monetary Union” Valerie Rouxel-Laxton, Head of Economic and Financial Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to the United States, leads a look back to the main episodes of the recent global economic and financial crisis to engage in a discussion of the EU’s coordination of economic policies, to include details of what closer coordination really implies, for fiscal matters, financial and banking issues, structural reforms, and democratic accountability. For more information, click here.

Oct. 28, 12:00pm: “Could Korea’s Economy Survive Without Samsung?” Korean Economic Institute hosts Dr. Hyoung Tae Kim. In his most recent work, Dr. Hyoung Tae Kim analyzes whether reliance on Samsung Electronics constrains growth and constitutes significant systemic risk to the South Korean economy through the introduction of a Systemically Important Corporation (SICO) framework, mirroring the Financial Stability Board’s Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI) classification for financial institutions. For more information, click here.

Oct. 28, 12:30pm: Book Launch Event: “Failed: What The ‘Experts’ Got Wrong About The Global Economy” Center for Economic and Policy Research launch of FAILED(Oxford University Press, 2015) which analyzes why important economic developments of recent years have been widely misunderstood, and in some cases almost completely ignored. For more information, click here.

Oct. 28, 5:10pm: “MicroCredit – Strengths, Limitations, And Trends” Catholic University hosts a seminar with Damien von Stauffenberg, the founder of MicroRate, the world’s first rating agency specializing in microfinance. For more information, click here.


Internships – If no contact listed, details available on SAISWorks
FINCA – Summer Volunteer – Deadline 10/29

Castalia Strategic Advisors – Business Development Intern – Deadline 10/31

Generation Investment Management – Summer Associate – Deadline 10/31

Scowcroft Group – 2016 Spring Intern – Deadline 11/06

Credit Suisse – 2016 Summer Analyst at Hong Kong – Deadline 11/12

Sidar Global Advisors – Research and Risk Advisory Internship – Deadline 11/30

Full-time – If no contact listed, details available on SAISWorks
Accion International – India Investment Associate, Venture Lab – Deadline 10/30

USAID – Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist – Deadline 10/30

Kekst and Company (New York) – Associate – Deadline 12/02

Partnerships for Finance and Development Group – Business Development Manager – Deadline 11/05


On-Campus Events: Nikki Tan
Off-Campus Events: Anna Lund
Jobs & Internships: Siqi Zhou
Editor: Cristina Valdez Pineda


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

Add Finance Club events to your Google calendar by entering saisinternationalfinance@gmail.com in the “Add a friend’s calendar” text box under “Other calendars”. Alternatively, you can view the calendar using the following addresses:

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