The World Policy Institute and New America Foundation invite you to a World Economic Roundtable on "Geo-economic and Geopolitical Risks in 2013."
Douglas Rediker, former U.S. representative on the Executive Board at the IMF and currently a Senior Fellow in the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation.
Mr. Rediker, who recently served as the Chairman of the World Economic Forum's Geopolitical Risk Global Agenda Council, is the co-editor of the newly released e-book, What's Next: Essays on Geopolitics that Matter. With that book as background, he will lead off what will be a wide-ranging discussion of the major political and economic risks facing the world economy in the coming year.
Wednesday, January 16th from 4:00pm to 5:30pm.
New York City at the Manhattan offices of King & Spalding, 1185 Avenue of the Americas.
About the Sponsors:
The World Policy Institute, a non-partisan global think tank, engages fresh ideas and new voices from around the world to address critical shared challenges. WPI's Fellows program, regular public and private events, policy development, media activities, and flagship World Policy Journal provide a forum for solution-focused policy analysis and debate. It seeks and promotes policy solutions in support of an inclusive and sustainable global market economy, effective global governance, and broadened security strategies.
New America Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests innew thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States. New America emphasizes work that is responsive to the changing conditions and problems of our 21st Century information-age economy — an era shaped by transforming innovation and wealth creation, but also by shortened job tenures, longer life spans, mobile capital, financial imbalances and rising inequality.