The Mist of Central Bank Balance Sheets
This podcast is performed by Mr. Otaviano Canuto. Central banks of large advanced and many emerging market economies have recently gone through a period of extraordinary expansion of balance sheets and are all now possibly facing a transition to less abnormal times. However, the fact that one group is comprised by global reserve issuers and the other by bystanders receiving impacts of the former’s policies carries substantively different implications. Furthermore, using Brazil and the U.S. as examples, Mr. Canuto illustrates how the relationships between central bank and public sector balance sheets have acquired higher levels of complexity, risks and opacity.
Input output and Computable General Equilibrium models
This podcast is presented by Pr. Eduardo Amaral Haddad. Specialist in regional economics, the professor deliver his thoughts about the relevance of developing a spatial tool in morocco, in order to be able to assess and perform impact analysis over inter regional integration within the country. Based on a leading experience in Brazil, M. Eduardo emphasized the role of such tool to assist policy makers in their decision at a regional level, given the fact that morocco is heading towards a more decentralized governance system, where regions are at the heart of the new governance model.
David Humphrey’s Outlook for the Mining Industry
This podcast is performed by Mr. David Humphrey. Mineral economics comprises a wide range of issues relating to the mineral sector. These include pure economics topics such as prices, costs, and productivity, as well as public policy issues such as scarcity, conservation and depletion, and finally aspects of geology, mining and technology. The purpose of this podcast is to describe the discipline of mineral economics and its various tools in evaluating the mineral industry from both a public and private sector perspective. In addition, the podcast try to give an outlook for the mining industry as of now.
Evolution de la géopolitique de l'énergie dans un contexte mondial incertain
Ce podcast est présenté par M. Francis Perrin. Il traite des principaux acteurs des industries mondiales du pétrole et du gaz, explique pourquoi le secteur de l’énergie est au cœur des enjeux géopolitiques mondiaux et met en exergue les nouveaux défis que rencontre ce secteur.
Post U.S. elections: New Foreign Policy Agenda Towards the Atlantic
This podcast is performed by Dr. Ian Lesser. November 8th came as a surprise to many in the foreign policy world when the United States elected Donald Trump as its new president. While the U.S.’ transatlantic partners in the EU and NATO contemplate what this means for their relationship – the rest of the Atlantic responded in a mixture of disbelief and diplomatic congratulations as many advocated for the respect for state sovereignty and self-determination. While President-elect Trump has been vague on his foreign policy platform, he has been outspoken on migration and trade negotiations like TPP, TTIP and NATFA – all issues that could greatly affect the Atlantic space. Join us as we discuss with Ian Lesser the U.S. elections results and what the new U.S. foreign policy agenda towards the Atlantic may look like.