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Geopolitics, COVID-19, and International Finance

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Geopolitics, COVID-19, and International Finance

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Geopolitics is about the distribution of wealth and power worldwide, impacting our daily lives— and coronavirus pandemic has created new threats of poverty and political instability around the world. What are some major geopolitical themes—experts are focused on? How does the pre- and post-COVID landscape shape our understanding of global financial markets/international political economy?

Regional experts Taufiq Rahim (MENA) and Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez (Latin America) will provide insights as to how global financial markets as reflected in geopolitics matter—with their current takes on the effects of coronavirus shocks. These subject matter experts will share regional updates, and the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions following prepared Q&A.

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One hour panel discussion

  • 30-40 min panelist discussion
  • Remainder of time audience Q&A


Speakers

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Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez is a faculty member at the Kellogg School of Management. He is also Director for the Latin America region at Greenmantle LLC, a macroeconomic, geopolitical intelligence, and risk advisory firm. His teaching and research focus includes political risk, geopolitics, corruption, country branding, family enterprise in emerging markets, as well as institutional and constitutional development in Latin America. Prior to Kellogg, he served as the division chief for entrepreneurial development at the Sucre Municipal Government in Caracas from 2009-2010 following local stints in the Venezuelan public and NGO sector. Other past work experience includes Goldman Sachs, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Daniel is a frequent guest on CNN, France24, NTN24, Al Jazeera, and NPR. He is a regular political columnist for the Venezuelan broadsheet El Nacional and a frequent contributor to Foreign Policy Magazine, the Financial Times, The Atlantic, and the New York Times. He has written for Forbes, the New Republic, the New Yorker, Harpers, the Washington Post, the Economist, Boston Review, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Daniel has been invited to brief various international governments and U.S. government agencies on his views including the U.S. State Department and the Intelligence Services. He has also served as an expert witness or consultant on legal cases involving political corruption and persecution, providing testimony before U.S. Federal, State, and Immigration courts. Daniel holds a B.A. cum laude from Carleton College, a J.D. from the University of Chicago, and an M.P.P. from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government with a concentration in International Trade and Finance.


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Taufiq Rahim is a senior fellow in the International Security Program at New America. Based between Dubai and New York, Rahim leads Globesight, a global development firm working collaboratively with innovative partners to craft solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues, particularly in East Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Through Globesight, Rahim has led high-level strategy projects with many—if not most—of the leading global multilateral and philanthropic organizations, working in the Gulf. He is also a co-founder of YVRDXB, which connects the economic hubs of Vancouver and Dubai. Rahim has served as a fellow at the Dubai School of Government,  as an expert advisor to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, and sat on the steering group for the Project on Cultural Dialogue & International Security at Chatham House. Rahim previously worked with McKinsey & Company, the Aga Khan Foundation, and the United Nations. He has been regularly published or cited in online and offline media, including Reuters, Financial Times, CNN, Bloomberg, New York Times, among others. Rahim received an M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and his A.B. from Princeton University.

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Society; Featured

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Economics

Start Time

6/9/2020 11:00 AM

End Time

6/9/2020 12:00 PM

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Minneapolis

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MN

Event Country

United States

Event Region

Americas

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Regional experts Taufiq Rahim (MENA) and Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez (Latin America) will provide insights as to how global financial markets as reflected in geopolitics matter—with their current takes on the effects of coronavirus shocks. These subject matter experts will share regional updates, and the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions following prepared Q&A.

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