Recently, the possibility of an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities has been looming. Such an attack could evolve into a major shock for the global economy, with serious geopolitical consequences. This panel will analyze, from various perspectives, the rationale, likelihood and probable consequences of that occurrence.
In an interview with with YaleGlobal editor Nayan Chanda, Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India and former Chief Economist of IMF explains the background of the global economic crisis, mixed US success in containing it, Europe’s challenge and background to reforms on FDI and subsidy launched in India in September, 2012.
Ernesto Zedillo, Carmen Reinhart, Stephen Roach, Benn Steil, November 23, 2011
A Global Crisis Again? Where is the G20 on the Eve of Yet Another Summit? Given the rather poor performance of the G20 until now, the YCSG has organized a panel discussion to review the situation right before the summit and imagine what outcomes should be expected. Are we on the brink of a new global crisis?
In an interview with YaleGlobal editor Nayan Chanda, Thomas. L. Friedman talks about his book That Used to Be Us. He explains the reasons for the slow decline of the United States, especially American failure to adapt to the hyperconnected world it helped to create, and also the path to recovery.
In an interview with Nayan Chanda, Ghana’s Vice President John Dramani Mahama, now President, says how stigma of homosexuality hampers fighting AIDS, talks about the role of telecommunication in political transformation, voices concern about NATO attacks on Libya, and Ghana’s effort to avoid the curse of wealth from natural resources
In an interview with Nayan Chanda, former Foreign Minister of Australia Gareth Evans explains the origin of the Responsibility to Protect concept and hails the UN resolution 1973 as breaking a new ground in the development of global governance.
In an interview with Nayan Chanda, Nobel Laureate Martti Ahtisaari talks about his mission for independence of Namibia, peace in Aceh, his concerns about youth unemployment and social unrest in the Middle East and discusses NATO’s mission in Libya.
Ernesto Zedillo, Director, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, poses questions to Robert Zoellick, President of The World Bank, on the global economy, public service, global governance, and challenges to global peace and security.
In an interview with Nayan Chanda, Professor Carmen Reinhart, co-author of This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly, discusses the causes behind the current financial crisis and the measures needed to recover and grow.