Thought Leadership
Speeches and Testimony

Speeches and TestimonyThe CFS team is available to speak on a wide range of financial, economic, and legal issues.

Select Speeches, Interviews and Testimony include:

“The Source of Financial Instability” remarks by Lawrence Goodman at the Leir Conference on Financial Innovation and Stability ( September 16, 2016).

“The Dollar, Money and Policy” remarks by Lawrence Goodman at the Cosmos Club (September 15, 2016).

Bretton Woods, Old and New: An interview with Professor Richard N. Cooper interview with CFS (September 15, 2016).

Why CFS Divisia Money Matters, Now! remarks by Lawrence Goodman at the Society for Economic Measurement Annual Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece (July 8, 2016).

Crisis Detection and Prevention: Implications for Investors and Officials remarks by Lawrence Goodman at the Boston Economic Club (March 23, 2016).

“Global Capital Flows and Liquidity in the Markets” remarks by Lawrence Goodman at a panel discussion at the Mayo Center for Asset Management at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. ( March 18, 2016).

From China: It's the ‘Never Befores,’ Stupid remarks by Lawrence Goodman (February 28, 2016).

“Global Risks from the Unwind” remarks by Lawrence Goodman (January 29, 2016).

Joint Services of Money & Credit Presentation by William A. Barnett and Liting Su at the International Conference on Economic Recovery in the Post-Crisis Period (May 29-30, 2015). (Download High Res .m4v)

The Unwind: What's Next for Global Markets remarks by Lawrence Goodman at the Capital Markets Credit Analysts Society Annual Dinner in New York, NY (May 27, 2015).

New World for Money, Banking and the Economy remarks by Lawrence Goodman at Banking New York Conference in Tarrytown, New York (April 2, 2015).

From Bretton Woods to Bitcoin remarks by Lawrence Goodman at the University of Pennsylvania (March 5, 2015).

“Virtual Currencies: Fad or Enduring Evolution” remarks by Lawrence Goodman at a presentation for a financial Institution (March 3, 2015).

Bitcoin and the Future of Payments Technology remarks by Lawrence Goodman on a panel moderated by Paul Vigna (Reporter and "Money Beat" Host at The Wall Street Journal) with Jeremy Allaire (Founder & CEO of Circle) and Chad Cascarilla (CEO & Co-Founder of ItBit) (February 11, 2015).

“Global Risks: US Financial and Economic Outlook” remarks by Lawrence Goodman (January 30, 2015).

Global Markets, Global Risks” remarks by Lawrence Goodman at "Systemic Risk Conference: What Are the Odds of Financial Collapse?," hosted by the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute (December 3, 2014).

Macro, Money Supply, and Other Issues” Steve H. Hanke references CFS Divisia monetary statistics in his interview on HedgeEye's Real Conversations (October 16, 2014).

“Global Macro and Emerging Markets: The Next Moves” remarks by Lawrence Goodman at CEO Advisory Board Meeting, Chicago, IL (October 16, 2014).

“Risk Management in International Markets” remarks by Lawrence Goodman (January 31, 2014).

“Macro Views: From Bretton Woods to EM Turmoil Today” remarks by Lawrence Goodman (January 30, 2014).

“Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Better Way Forward?” Lawrence Goodman delivered remarks at the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Conference in Washington, DC sponsored by the Emerging Markets Trade Association and Arnold & Porter drawing upon A Path to Positive Debt Workouts and IMF Debt Plan Would Worry Keynes (January 16, 2014).

“Risks to Global Financial Stability: Lessons Learned and Future Threats” Robin Lumsdaine presented at Brown University (February 28, 2013).

“Today Money Matters for Keynesians, Monetarists and Economists of all Stripes” remarks by Lawrence Goodman (February 15, 2013).

“Risk Management in International Markets” remarks by Lawrence Goodman (February 1, 2013).

Aninat on Argentina and Chile CFS Advisory Board Member, former Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, and former Minister of Finance for Chile, Eduardo Aninat offers recommendations for Argentina in Ámbito Financiero (January 7, 2013).

The Bretton Woods Transcripts and Today’s Financial Crisis Lawrence Goodman delivered comments at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, UK (December 5, 2012).

Distortions, Money, and the Fed Lawrence Goodman was interviewed by Darden Professor Phil Levy at the University of Virginia Investing Conference 2012 (November 16, 2012).

The Election, Money, and Markets - University of Virginia Investing Conference Lawrence Goodman delivered comments at the University of Virginia Investing Conference (November 16, 2012).

“Future US Policy in Global Markets: Post-Election Outlook” Lawrence Goodman presented at the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto, Canada (November 13, 2012).

“Getting It Wrong: How Faulty Monetary Statistics Undermine the Fed, the Financial System, and the Economy” William A. Barnett discussed his recent book at Emory University (November 8, 2012).

The Financial State of the Union Lawrence Goodman presented at the Cosmos Club, Washington D.C. (September 20, 2012).

Implications of QE3 William A. Barnett comments on the short and long term benefits and risks of the Fed’s latest announcement on WIBW Radio (September 13, 2012).

Remarks by Fed Chairman Bernanke Fox News’ Lori Rothman discusses remarks by Fed Chairman Bernanke with Lawrence Goodman (August 31, 2012).

Trust, Transparency, and Financial Intelligence Pat Wilson Fridley led a discussion at the Investment Management Institute’s Endowments and Foundations Forum (July 22 - 25, 2012).

Euro, Greece and CFS Research Lawrence Goodman was interviewed by Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene on Bloomberg Surveillance (May 18, 2012).

Federal Liquidity Options: Containing Runs on Deposit-Like Assets without Bailouts and Moral Hazard Bruce Tuckman presented his paper at the 2012 Financial Management Association Applied Finance Conference, “The New World of Global Finance, Markets, Investments, and Risk Management” (May 11, 2012).

“Global Drivers and Currency Trends” Lawrence Goodman spoke at the Bloomberg Link “Latin America Investing Conference” (April 26, 2012).

Federal Liquidity Options: Containing Runs on Deposit-Like Assets without Bailouts and Moral Hazard Bruce Tuckman presented his paper at Morgan Stanley's conference on “Global Interest Rate Products: Advanced Topics in Fixed Income Trading & Portfolio Management” (March 30, 2012).

Perils of Precedent: Threat to the Sovereign Bond Market Lawrence Goodman spoke at the Emerging Market Traders Association’s Special Seminar: Greece and the Rule of Law (March 30, 2012).

The Sovereign Crisis: When Debt is No Longer Risk Free Lawrence Goodman presented in Washington, DC (January 26, 2012).

“Roundtable on the Euro, Debt and European Summit” Lawrence Goodman was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio (December 12, 2011).

The World Financial and Economic Crisis: Impact on Debt, Private Flows and FDI” Lawrence Goodman delivered a presentation and addressed questions at the High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development at the United Nations (December 8, 2011).

“The US Economy: A Paradigm Shift” Lawrence Goodman delivered a presentation and addressed questions for leaders at a major bank (December 1, 2011).

Global Markets and the Center for Financial Stability” Lawrence Goodman was invited to deliver an address at the Guest Speaker Series at the University of Kansas (November 18, 2011).

A Program for Monetary Freedom” Kurt Schuler participated in this panel discussion at the Cato Institute 29th Annual Monetary Conference - Monetary Reform in the Wake of Crisis (November 16, 2011).

“Transition to a New Monetary Regime” Steve H. Hanke moderated this panel discussion at the Cato Institute 29th Annual Monetary Conference - Monetary Reform in the Wake of Crisis (November 16, 2011).

“Getting It Wrong: How Faulty Monetary Statistics Undermine the Fed, the Financial System, and the Economy” William A. Barnett presented at the Chicago Fed Conference in Honor of Warren Weber (August 18, 2011).

“Treasury Maturities and the Budget” Lawrence Goodman was interviewed by Kathleen Hays on Bloomberg's “The Hays Advantage” (July 28, 2011).

The IMF, Greek Debt, and the Brady Plan Lawrence Goodman was interviewed by Kathleen Hays on Bloomberg's “The Hays Advantage”, interview starts 13 minutes into the show after Robert Shiller (June 28, 2011).

Financial Stability Board: under the spotlight Lawrence Goodman was interviewed by Will Henley for Global Financial Strategy News (June 17, 2011).

Uncertainty Created by Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act Steven Lofchie - Senior Fellow / Legal Studies - was interviewed for Bloomberg Law (June 9, 2011).

Did CDS Trading Improve the Market for Corporate Bonds? Bruce Tuckman participated in a panel discussion at the 2011 FMA Applied Finance Conference in New York (May 20, 2011).

Amending Safe Harbours to Reduce Systemic Risk in OTC Derivatives Markets Bruce Tuckman Presented at Moody's Credit Risk Conference in London (May 10, 2011).

“The New International Currency System”  Lawrence Goodman was interviewed by Kathleen Hays on Bloomberg's “The Hays Advantage” (January 21, 2011).

“The Market for LTC Insurance and Systemic Risk”  Robin L. Lumsdaine was interviewed by Kathleen Hays on Bloomberg's "The Hays Advantage" (January 18, 2011). Listen

"Financial Products - Is the Innovation Trend Truly Over? Interview with Bruce Tuckman"The MoneyManager, page 29 (January 2011).

"Credit Research in the New World" panel participation at the Fixed Income Forum: Fall Roundtable by Lawrence Goodman, Chicago, Illinois (November 9, 2010).

"Global Macro Trends: The World and Markets Forward" by Lawrence Goodman at a Leadership Conference, The Hague, Netherlands (October 27, 2010).

"Thought Leadership: Panel Discussion" participation of Lawrence Goodman at a Leadership Conference, The Hague, Netherlands (October 27, 2010).

“Derivatives and Dodd-Frank: Senior House and Senate Briefing” by Bruce Tuckman and Lawrence Goodman, Washington, DC (October 4, 2010).

"Risk Management and Derivatives Symposium" The Center for Financial Stability (CFS) recently hosted a derivatives and risk management symposium and dinner including presentations by: CFS Advisory Board Member and Nobel Laureate Myron Scholes, Bruce Tuckman (Director of Financial Markets Research), and Steven Lofchie (Non-Resident Senior Fellow). (September 23, 2010). More Information and Presentations.

"Managing the Volatility Moving Money and Markets" by Lawrence Goodman at a CEO Advisory Board Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (September 16, 2010).

"Will anger at Goldman Sachs change the way financial firms & markets operate?" Bruce Tuckman was a guest on the Patt Morrison show on Southern California Public Radio (April 28, 2010). Read More or Listen

"Understanding Commodity Trends"  Advisory Board Member Carole Brookins spoke on a panel at the Milken Institute Global Conference (April 27, 2010). View Video.

"Do Our Financial Models Still Work?"  Advisory Board Member Myron Scholes and Director of Financial Markets Research Bruce Tuckman participated on a panel at the Milken Institute Global Conference (April 27, 2010). View Video.

"Policy-makers and Politics on the Road to U.S. Financial Reform" by Daniel McGovern at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs Panel on “Banking and Financial Regulation: The Past, Present, and Future” (April 19, 2010).

"Global Macro Prospects: The Crisis, Opportunities & Threats" by Lawrence Goodman at the Global Management Meeting of a leading multinational in the food industry (April 15, 2010).

"Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission" Lawrence Goodman was interviewed by Kathleen Hays on Bloomberg's "On the Economy " (April 7, 2010).

"Emerging Markets and the BRICs: Sustainability after the Crisis" by Lawrence Goodman at the Rabobank: North American Agribusiness Advisory Board Meeting, Sea Island, Georgia (September 17, 2009).

"Emerging Markets and the Financial Crisis" by Lawrence Goodman at the New York Association of Business Economists (NYABE): Annual Forecasting Meeting, New York, NY (January 22, 2009).

"Emerging Market Competitors" by Lawrence Goodman at the Fortune 500 Forum, Washington, DC (December 2, 2008).

"Sovereign Wealth Funds: What Do We Know?" by Lawrence Goodman at Columbia University, New York, NY (October 1, 2008).

"The Financial Crisis, Inflation and Global Macro Prospects" by Lawrence Goodman, Group and Client Presentations, India, Singapore, Korea, China, and Taiwan (July 9 -18, 2008).

"The Carry Trade in a Risk Averse World: A Quant Approach" by Lawrence Goodman (with John Bird), Euromoney Conference, London, UK (May 6, 2008).

For more information,contact Lauren Cooper or 212.626.2660.