The Italian Academy, Columbia University
The Italian Academy, Columbia University, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue , New York, NY 10027, USA

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Event Date Thu Dec 6 EST (about 3 years ago)
Location The Italian Academy, Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Avenue , New York, NY 10027, USA
Region Americas

This is the third annual conference of the Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds (PPPSF) at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB), Columbia Business School. PPPSF was established at CJEB under the guidance of Professor Takatoshi Ito to examine and conduct extensive research on how public pension funds and sovereign wealth funds should be structured, both in portfolio and governance. For more information about PPPSF, including its Working Paper Series, please visit its website.

Session topics:

• Macro Environment: Low for (Too) Long?
• Can Public Pension Funds Make an Impact on a Sustainable Environment?
• Public Funds Investment in Long-term Investment: Benefits and Risks


2018 Speakers

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA

Nobuchika Mori
Former Commissioner, Financial Services Agency, Japan; Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Kee Chong Lim
Deputy Group Chief Investment Officer and President, Americas, GIC

Ekaterina (Katya) Gratcheva
Lead Financial Officer in Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation Global Practice, World Bank Group

Takatoshi Ito
Professor, Columbia University; Director, Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds, CJEB

Athanasios Orphanides
Professor of the Practice of Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Hugh Patrick
Director, CJEB, Columbia Business School

Lukasz Pomorski
Managing Director, AQR Capital

Geoffrey Rubin
Senior Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist, Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board

Norihiro Takahashi
President, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Ayako Yasuda
Professor of Finance, UC Davis