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Gateway Course Fall 2013 WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!

GFX100: Introduction to Global Financial Markets

1 credit (graded S/U only)

Tuesdays, September 3rd to October 29th, from 12:00 to 12:50 pm (lunch provided for the first 50 attendees)

Neilson Browsing Room

This lecture series will provide an overview of the financial system and the role of financial institutions in the global economy; domestic and international regulation; domestic and international banking. The lectures are given by Smith College faculty, Smith Alumnae industry professionals and scholars in the field.

INTRO/OVERVIEW
Tuesday, September 3
Mahnaz Mahdavi, Course Director, Smith College Professor of Economics

COMMERCIAL BANKING & REGULATION
Tuesday, September 10
Roisin O'Sullivan, Smith College Associate Professor of Economics

CENTRAL BANKING
Tuesday, September 17
Roisin O'Sullivan, Smith College Associate Professor of Economics

INVESTMENT BANKS - A DYNAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
Tuesday, September 24
Ravi Sinha, Executive Vice Chair of Global Corporate & Investment Banking, & Stacey Hadash '88, Managing Director Global Capital Markets, Bank of America

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS & REGULATIONS
Tuesday, October 1
Olga Naumovich '98, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS STABILITY & THE FED
Tuesday, October 8
Olivia Kim '10, Sr. Research Assistant, Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve Board

 

GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS & THE IMF TODAY
Tuesday, October 22
Petya Koeva Brooks '96, Chief, Advanced Economies Unit, European Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

 

RAISING EQUITY CAPITAL, THE IPO PROCESS
Tuesday, October 29
Caren Byrd '68, Managing Director, Lavanya Balakrishnan '04 & Ami Dave '04, Senior Associates, Morgan Stanley