The G-20: Stewardship of the Global Economy and Multilateral ‘HighTable’ with Added Place Settings. Panelists include Katrin Fraser Katz, Northwestern University, Mariana Magaldi, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics, Xu Hongcai, China Center for International Economic Exchanges. Chaired by David Shorr, The Stanley Foundation."
Professor Xu Hongcai is Deputy Director of Information Department of China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) and Visiting Scholar at Institute of Asian Research of University of British Columbia (IAR of UBC). He received his Ph.D. in economics in 1996 at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and his M.A. in philosophy in 1993 at Renmin University of China. Prior to entry into CCIEE, he was a Professor in Finance at Capital University of Economics and Businesses (CUEB), Director of Center for Securities and Futures Research of CUEB, Senior Vice President of Beijing Venture Capital Co., Ltd., General Manager of Shanghai Branch of GuangFa Securities Co., Ltd., an Official of People's Bank of China, as well as an Engineer for China Petro-Chemical Group. His main books include: Wages, Exchanges, Rate and Surplus: Rebalancing Path Selection for China's Economy (2011), textbook on Futures Market (2011, 2008), The Financial Strategies of China ( 2010), Research on the System and Supervision of Chinese Multilayer Market (2009), Study on China's Property Right Exchange (2005), Venture Capital and OTC Market (2001), China's Financial Markets (2000), Investment Fund and Financial Development (1997), textbook on Investment Banking (2005, 2002, 1999, 1997), and Encyclopedia of Investment Fund Operation (1996).
Katrin Fraser Katz
Katrin Katz served as the Director for Japan, Korea and Oceanic Affairs on the staff of the White House National Security Council (NSC) from 2007 until 2008. Prior to her NSC appointment she served as the Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs at the US Department of State and as an analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. Ms. Katz received a master's degree in East Asian and international security studies from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, where she was awarded the John C. Perry Scholarship for East Asian Studies; and a bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, in international relations and Japanese from the University of Pennsylvania. She currently resides in Chicago with her husband and two daughters and is working toward a Ph.D. in political science at Northwestern University.
Mariana Magaldi de Sousa
Mariana Magaldi de Sousa has been an Assistant Professor at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in Mexico City since 2008. She received her B.A. with honors in international relations from Claremont McKenna College in 2001 and an M.A. in economics from the University of Notre Dame in 2004. Her doctoral dissertation was on banking regulation in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico; obtaining her Ph.D. in 2009. Dr. Magaldi is originally from Brazil and specializes in financial regulation in Latin America and international political economy more broadly. She is currently finishing her first book which compares the development strategies of Brazil and Mexico since 1982, and her articles have appeared in books published by Harvard and Stanford University Presses. Professor Magaldi has won a series of research and teaching grants and awards including a Fulbright scholarship. She has also worked as a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Ministries of Economics and Social Development in Mexico. Her press interviews have appeared in Agence France Press, TV Azteca, and Canal Cultura.
Stanley Foundation program officer David Shorr is a career-long foreign policy specialist and respected commentator on international affairs. He currently focuses on the role of rising powers in providing global leadership, particularly in the G-20. Prior to joining the foundation, he spent many years with Washington think tanks and advocacy groups, including Human Rights First, Refugees International, Search for Common Ground, British American Security Information Council, Arms Control Association, and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Two of the foundation's recent projects led by Shorr have resulted in edited volumes. Together with former foundation colleague Michael Schiffer, he coedited Powers & Principles: International Leadership in a Shrinking World (Lexington Books), in which top experts consider what steps pivotal powers could take to build a stronger rules-based international order. "Bridging the Foreign Policy Divide" (Routledge) is a collection of bipartisan essays coedited with Derek Chollet and Tod Lindberg. One of the blogosphere's most prominent writers on foreign policy, Shorr shares his personal views on Democracy Arsenal, TPMCafé, and care2. He has published essays in such journals as Survival, Policy Review, and Foreign Service Journal, and opinion pieces in more than a dozen major newspapers. Shorr is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and serves on the board of Citizens for Global Solutions.
Katrin Fraser Katz, doctoral student of Political Science at Northwestern University, argues that Asia is relevant for the G-20 because the continent has learned several lessons from its multilateral challenges over the past decade.