WATERLOO, Canada — March 4, 2014 — How has cooperation among the world’s central banks changed since the global financial crisis and what does it mean for the global economy?

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The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) invites media to cover its CIGI Global Policy Forum, “Central Bank Cooperation After the Financial Crisis,” taking place on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, Canada.

Harold James will deliver a keynote address based on his 2013 study of international cooperation and central banks, which CIGI published as the inaugural volume in its Essays on International Finance series.

A specialist on German economic history and on globalization, James is the author of The Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle, Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm, and Making the European Monetary Union.

The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an invitation-only series of talks offering authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. A video recording of the event will be placed online in the near future. Media wishing to cover the forum as it occurs are asked to register in advance with CIGI Communications Specialist Declan Kelly, at 519-885-2444, ext. 7356 or [email protected].

Invitation-Only Event:

CIGI Global Policy Forum: “Central Bank Cooperation After the Financial Crisis,” by Harold James, CIGI Senior Fellow and Professor of History and International Affairs and Professor of European Studies at Princeton University, where he is also director for the Center for European Politics and Society

Date:          

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Time:

5:30-7 p.m.

Location:

Rideau Club
99 Bank St. 15th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:       
Harold James is a CIGI Senior Fellow and Professor of History and International Affairs and Professor of European Studies at Princeton University, where he is also director for the Center for European Politics and Society.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Declan Kelly, Communications Specialist, CIGI
Tel: 519.885.2444, ext. 7356, Email: [email protected]  

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI’s interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. For more information, please visit www.cigionline.org.

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