The International Monetary System: New Configuration of the Economic and Monetary Power

May 3-4, 2011
Astana, Kazakhstan

At the time of the conference the challenges faced by the developed economies in terms of reviving economic growth and dealing with the overhang of public and private sector debt were at the forefront of policy debate. The international dimension of exit and the impact on market was a dominant theme. There were also keen discussions about the future of US dollar as the main reserve currency in a multipolar world. The state of play in Asia in terms of in terms of regional monetary arrangements was largely debated in light of regionalization of RMB. Robert Mundell gave a keynote speech at the occasion and the panel hosted economists like Jacob Frenkel, Josh Nash, Domingo Cavallo and many others.

Program, Speakers and Notes