Past Event

Presidential Economic Advisers Forum 2012

October 8, 2012
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This World Leaders Forum event will feature debate-style dialogue between R. Glenn Hubbard, senior economic adviser to Governor Romney and Jeffrey Liebman, senior economic adviser to President Obama, as they speak on economic policies proposed by the Republican and Democratic candidates for the presidency.  Columbia faculty members Sharyn O'Halloran, Joseph Stiglitz, and Michael Woodford will serve as panelists for the discussion, with Chrystia Freeland, Global Editor-at-Large at Thomson Reuters, as moderator.  

Welcoming Remarks

Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Senior Economic Advisers

R. Glenn Hubbard, Senior Economic Adviser to Governor Romney

Jeffrey Liebman, Senior Economic Adviser to President Obama


Chrystia Freeland, Global Editor-at-Large, Thomson Reuters


Sharyn O'Halloran, George Blumenthal Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs

Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Business, Finance, and Economics

Michael Woodford, John Bates Clark Professor of Political Economy

Co-sponsored by the Program for Economic Research, Center on Global Economic Governance, and the Committee on Global Thought.