Financial Markets for Policy Professionals: 2019 Program

2019 Program

Woodrow Wilson School | September 4-7, 2019

(Click here for the 2019 reading list.)


Understanding the Language of Finance

Wednesday, September 4th, Room 399, Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building
5:40–6:00 pm Dinner (pizza and salad)
6:00–9:00 pm Accounting for Policy Makers, Donal Byard, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College

Framework for Understanding Financial Markets

Thursday, September 5th, Bowl A71, Louis A. Simpson International Building
8:30–9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am–12:00 pm Introduction to Capital Markets, Lance Eckel, FinanceIQ
12:00 –1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00–5:00 pm  Introduction to Capital Markets, (continued) Lance Eckel, FinanceIQ
Friday, September 6th, Room 399, Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building
8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am–12:00 noon Mortgages & Derivatives, Michael Johannes, Columbia Business School
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00–3:00 pm Mortgages & Derivatives (continued), Michael Johannes, Columbia Business School
3:00–3:15 pm Coffee Break
3:15–5:15pm Financial Crisis, Karsten Müller, Postdoctoral Research Associate, JRCPPF

Industry Expert Presentations

Saturday, September 7th, Room 399, Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building
9:00–9:30 am Breakfast
9:30–10:30 am Municipal Bond Markets, RJ Gallo, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Vice President, Head of Municipal Bond Investment Group, Federated Investors, Inc.
10:30–10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45–11:45 am Two to Tango: Private Equity’s Partnership Model, Noah Gottdiener, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Duff & Phelps
11:45–1:15 pm  Group Photo & Lunch Break
1:15–2:15 pm Global Economic Prospects, Ashoka Mody, Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor, Princeton University
2:15–3:15 pm

Financial Regulation
Charles Yi, Partner, Arnold & Porter

3:15 pm Wrap-up