May 2011 Directors Dinner: Too Big to Bail? Sovereign Debt Defaults and the Global Consequences
Willem Buiter is Chief Economist at Citi in London and an International Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute. His expertise is built on a career as Chief Economist for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, a founding member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, and key consulting roles with the IMF, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank. The C.D. Howe Institute is pleased to host this pre-eminent authority for a private, off-record discussion on the possibility and consequences of defaults in Europe, and what it means for the global economy, business, and Canada.