The Changing Global Economy of the 21st Century: Prospects and Challenges
Robert B. Zoellick
Senior Fellow, Belfer Center, Harvard University
Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Over the past 12 years, Bob Zoellick has served as President of the World Bank Group, in the President’s Cabinet as US Trade Representative, and as Deputy Secretary of State. He was also Vice Chairman, International of Goldman Sachs. In these posts, he took part in the dramatic changes in the global economy that have taken place since the turn of the millennium. From 1985 to 1993, Mr. Zoellick also served in senior posts at the Treasury and State Departments, and as Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House. He was the lead U.S. official in the negotiations for Germany’s unification at the end of the Cold War.
In this talk, Mr. Zoellick will share his perspective on the changing structure of the global economy and on current economic challenges, with special attention to the rising importance of developing economies.
10:00-11:30 AM Eliza Fowler Hall - Panel Discussion
1:30 PM Elisa Fowler Hall - 39th Annual James C. Snyder Memorial Lecture
3:30 PM Krannert Auditorium Awards Program
5:00 PM Reception