Special Talk and Discussion — Saturday, June 3, 7 pm — The Global Economy: Three Destabilizing Factors

On Saturday, June 3, at 7 pm, BAIN member and recognized specialist, Patricio Castro will give us a talk entitled, “The global economy: three destabilizing factors, future prospects and possible impact on Argentina”. The idea is to discuss long-term trends of globalization, the role of multilateralism, and recent threats to the global economy arising from unexpected factors. 

The talk is in the home of BAIN members in Villa Crespo. The address will be sent to you upon RSVP. Bring finger food and wine that we will share after the talk.

Patricio  Castro’s CV:

Patrick is an Argentinian engineer and economist. He holds a degree in engineering from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) with post-graduate studies at Stanford University, California. Worked in the private sector in managerial positions at the Fate and Bunge & Born groups, and in the Argentine central administration, where he held the position of Under-Secretary of the Public Function in 1987-1989; was a consultant to the World Bank and the Inter American Development Bank prior to joining the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the IMF in 1992 as Technical Assistance Advisor with expertise in customs, social security and tax administration. He retired from the IMF in 2014 as a Senior Economist at FAD and continues working with FAD as a consultant. During his career he has worked in tax and customs reform in many countries in Africa, South East Asia, and in most countries in Latin America. He has participated in numerous regional and international events and conferences on tax and customs issues, has published numerous papers on the subject and is coauthor of the IMF book “Changing Customs: Challenges and strategies for the reform of Customs Administration.”

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