China's Unique Crisis Management

April 18, 2018, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

China faced a dramatic macro problem in 2015, the mix of a currency and banking crisis combined with an overextended infrastructure sector. In the last two years they have achieved unprecedented progress thanks to a unique approach. Does this mean that a “Lehman moment” been averted? What’s next for China? What are the global implications? 


The Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum is part of the Initiative on Global Markets (IGM) and is generously sponsored by Myron Scholes.


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Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive, Room 621
Chicago, IL 60611


Peggy Eppink


Speaker Profile

Christian Broda is a Managing Director at Duquesne Capital, an investment firm based in New York. He focuses on currency and fixed income investments globally. Prior to joining Duquesne, he served as a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Dr. Broda also served appointments at Lehman Brothers as Chief International Economist, Barclays Capital as Head of International Research, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is a member of the CSIS New York Global Council. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He also served as an associate editor of the Journal of Development Economics, faculty fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research, co-editor of the IMF Economic Review and a member of the Latin American Association Economia journal.

He has written numerous articles and books on international finance and trade. His research has been published in top economic journals including the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and has been featured regularly in the press.

He graduated from the University of San Andres in Argentina with a bachelor's degree in economics summa cum laude. In 2001, he earned a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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