Academic Lecture: Too Much Finance?
Speaker: Maurice Obstfeld, Professor, UC Berkeley
Time: 15:30-16:30 July 18, 2021
Virtual Platform: Tencent Meeting (ID: 512 706 821)
Organizers: School of Finance, Office of International Exchange and Cooperation, Research Office
Maurice Obstfeld, former chief economist of the IMF, the Class of 1958 Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley. Professor Obstfeld was a Member of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C., as a nonresident senior fellow.
Prof. Obstfeld will share his opinion on the evolution of global captial mobility, the motivation of promoting private capital mobility across board, and the reason explaining why global capital mobility does not face a popular backlash to that against global trade. Moreover, Prof. Obstfeld will discuss the challenge in deepening capital mobility. And he will share his opinion in the future development of global capital market after the outbreak of COVID-19 as well as the importance of the central government of China.