January 13, 2010 12:00-13:30   Venue:Shin-Marunouchi Building 9F (Conference Room #902)

Prof. Jay Rosengard Special Lecture

"The Global Economic Crisis: Mitigating the Impact and Preventing a Recurrence"
Coordinator:Jun Kurihara

On January 13, 2010, the Canon Institute for Global Studies (CIGS) had the privilege of welcoming Prof. Jay Rosengard, who lead a discussion entitled "The Global Economic Crisis: Mitigating the Impact and Preventing a Recurrence."

Prof. Jay Rosengard Presentation Summary

"The Global Economic Crisis: Mitigating the Impact and Preventing a Recurrence"(378KB)

Jay Rosengard: Lecturer in Public Policy, has 30 years of international experience designing, implementing, and evaluating development policies in: public finance and fiscal strategy, tax reform, municipal finance and management, intergovernmental fiscal relations, banking and financial institutions development, microfinance, management information systems, monitoring and evaluation, human resource development, and public administration. He has worked for a wide variety of multilateral and bilateral donors, as well as directly for host governments and private sector clients. Rosengard is Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government's Financial Sector Program, which focuses on the development of bank and nonbank financial institutions and alternative financing instruments. This includes microfinance (small-scale lending and local savings mobilization), mainstream commercial banking (general and special-purpose banks), and wholesale financial intermediation (municipal development funds, venture capital funds, pooled financing, secondary mortgage facilities, and securitization). In addition, Rosengard is a Faculty Affiliate of both the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Center for International Development. He also serves as Faculty Chair of three executive programs: FIPED (Financial Institutions for Private Enterprise Development), which focuses on sustainable and effective microfinance and SME (small and medium enterprise) finance; COMTAX (Comparative Tax Policy and Administration), which addresses key strategic and tactical issues in tax design and implementation; and VELP (Vietnam Executive Leadership Program), which is an innovative policy dialogue with senior Vietnamese leadership.