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Chicago Economics Society Distinguished Speaker Series Launch Event in DC
The World Economy and the IMF, by Siddharth Tiwari, PhD'87.

The Chicago Economics Society is pleased to present its first guest speaker, Siddharth Tiwari, PhD'87.

Siddharth Tiwari is the Director of Strategy, Policy, and Review Department (SPR), which is responsible for developing IMF's policies, overseeing their application at country level, and also coordinating IMF's interactions with G-7, G-20, and G-24. Prior to becoming Director of SPR, Mr. Tiwari was the Secretary of the Fund (the Executive Board, International Monetary and Financial Committee, and the Board of Governors). He has also served as Director of the Office of Budget and Planning; headed country operations in Africa; and the Managing Director's office. At the Fund, Mr. Tiwari has worked across a wide range of strategic, policy, country, and administrative issues, and held previous positions in the African, Asia and Pacific, and European Departments. Mr. Tiwari obtained his PhD from the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago in 1987 and served as a teaching assistant and lecturer in Hyde Park during 1979-85.

Cost: $15 per person (including a lunch box, drinks, tea/coffee)


HQ2 Conference Hall 2 of the International Monetary Fund (IMF, corner between 19th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue)


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Event Information
Tuesday, Nov 13 2012 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm [ iCal ]
International Monetary Fund
1900 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, DC
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Look Who's Coming:
Guest of Lawrence Gottlieb
Saadeh Al-Jurf
Mary Azcuenaga
David Blaszkowsky
Claiborne Booker
Janina Botting
Colin Buerger
Amanda Butler
Kaitlyn Carter
Kevin Cheng
Seohyun Choi
Seung Mo Choi
Sherman Davis
Federal Housing Finance Agency
Charles Dayton
Marc DeFrancis
David Dunn
Ehsan Ebrahimyekhorramabady
Marco Fiaccadori
Deloitte Tax LLP
Jorge Garcia-Garcia
Claudio Garcia-Verdu
Geoff Geis
Pedro Gete
Indermit Gill
Lawrence Gottlieb
US Government
Donald Griswold
James Hamilton
Ricki Helfer
Venera Jordan
V. Juan-Ramon
Sung Eun Jung
Michael Knoll
Thomas Krueger
Jeffrey Lam
Bruce Lane
Anne Laski
Robert Manogue
James McCabe
Outcome Capital
Patrick McCusker
University of Chicago
Maria Mendez Cintron
Francisco Roch
Therese Saint-Andre
Lucie Sandel
Eileen Schmidt
Marcelo Selowsky
Saurabha Shah
Emil Skodon
Robert Stalder
Mary Sullivan
Federal Trade Commission
Suchanan Tambunlertchai
Yuka Taylor
Tom Trexler
Kenichi Ueda
Stuart Whitaker
Whitaker Associates
... a total of 55 guests.