The New Role of Government
in
Corporate Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
Thursday, 17th September 2009
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington DC

A free all-day conference organised by the European Corporate Governance Institute, the Brookings Institution and Columbia Law School.
The organisers
are grateful for support from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the European Commission,
and for the sponsorship of the 2009 Conference by the Columbia Law School through the F.F. Randolph Jr. Speakers Fund and the Stephen Friedman Fund in Business Law.
Greg Ip, U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist
Greg Ip is U.S. Economics Editor for The Economist, based in Washington D.C. He covers the economy, financial markets, monetary, fiscal and regulatory policy. He contributes to The Economist’s blog, Free Exchange. He has commented frequently on radio and television, including CNBC, BBC, CNN, MSNBC, The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and National Public Radio. He joined The Economist in July, 2008.

Prior to his current job, Mr Ip was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, most recently as chief economics correspondent in Washington. There he created Real Time Economics, the Wall Street Journal’s online blog of Fed and economic news. 

A native of Canada, Mr. Ip received a bachelor’s degree in economics and journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.