Joint Dinner for ABFER & AMPF and Keynote Speech

 
 
joint-dinner-2017
 
25
May
2017
Thursday
 
7:00pm
7:30pm
Opening Remarks by Professor Tan Chorh Chuan
President, National University of Singapore
Chairman, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER)
8:15pm
Keynote Speech by Professor Raghuram G. Rajan

Central Banking in the Current Era
Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance University of Chicago

Moderator:
Professor Steven J. Davis

William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics, University of Chicago
Exco Member & Senior Fellow, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER)

9:30pm

Speaker

  • Professor Raghuram G. Rajan

    Professor Raghuram G. Rajan

     

    Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance
    University of Chicago Booth School of Business

    Raghuram Rajan is the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. He was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between 2013 and 2016, and also served as Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements between 2015 and 2016.Dr. Rajan was the Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund from 2003 to 2006.

    Dr. Rajan’s research interests are in banking, corporate finance, and economic development, especially the role finance plays in it. He co-authored Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists with Luigi Zingales in 2003. He then wrote Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, for which he was awarded the Financial Times-Goldman Sachs prize for best business book in 2010.

    Dr. Rajan was the President of the American Finance Association in 2011 and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Group of Thirty. In 2003, the American Finance Association awarded Dr. Rajan the inaugural Fischer Black Prize for the best finance researcher under the age of 40. The other awards he has received include the Deutsche Bank Prize for Financial Economics in 2013, Euromoney magazine’s Central Banker of the Year Award 2014 and The Banker magazine's Global Central Banker of the Year award in 2016.

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