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ECONOMICS AND SECURITY IN AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY: BACK TO THE FUTURE?
Robert B. Zoellick, former President, World Bank; Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Join The Chicago Council and Robert B. Zoellick for his views on four phases of political, economic, and security developments since World War II, how the United States can better integrate economics into its foreign policy, and what challenges lie ahead for the President and Congress.
Robert B. Zoellick is a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and distinguished visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He served as the 11th president of the World Bank from 2007 to 2012. From 2006 to 2007, Zoellick served as vice chairman, International, of the Goldman Sachs Group as well as managing director and chairman of Goldman Sachs’ Board of International Advisors. Previously, he was deputy secretary of state from 2005 to 2006, where he was chief operating officer and led China policy. Zoellick was a member of the President’s Cabinet as U.S. Trade Representative from 2001 to 2005, where he increased U.S. FTAs fivefold. From 1985 to 1993, Zoellick served at the Treasury and State Departments in various posts, as well as White House deputy chief of staff. He was the lead U.S. official in the “Two-plus-Four” process of German unification and served as the President’s “sherpa” for the preparation of the G7/8 summits in 1991 and 1992. Zoellick earned his B.A. from Swarthmore College, his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and his M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
Marriott Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Presentation and discussion