Past Events

81st CARF Special Seminar : Mr. Helbling and Mr. Cohen-Setton


Mr. Thomas Helbling
Division Chief in the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department, covering Australia and New Zealand
Thomas Helbling is the Chief of the Australia-New Zealand Division in the Asia Pacific Department of the International Monetary Fund. He has worked on a wide range of issues and countries at the IMF since 1994. In the Research Department, he was an advisor responsible for the IMF’s work on global energy and commodity markets from 2008-2011, and as chief of the World Economic Studies Division in 2012-15 he co-directed the work on the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. Earlier assignments included deputy division chief positions in the Research Department and the Western Hemisphere Department. His recent research papers have focused on commodity price dynamics and global economic conditions; global oil markets; international economic policy issues; international business cycle linkages; and economic history. Mr. Helbling has a doctorate in international economics from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Genera, Switzerland.
Mr. Jérémie Cohen-Setton
Research fellow
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Jérémie Cohen-Setton, research fellow, joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics in September 2016 after completing his PhD in economics at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on monetary and fiscal policy, structural reforms, currency unions, financial globalization, and economic history.
Cohen-Setton worked previously as an economist at Bruegel, UK Treasury, and Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research.
A chapter of his dissertation, Supply-Side Policies in the Depression: Evidence from France, coauthored with Joshua K. Hausman and Johannes F. Wieland, is available as an NBER Working Paper. A report, coauthored with Jean Pisani-Ferry, documenting the precrisis interdependences of European and East Asian economies is available as a European Commission Economic Paper.

Speech Title

“Toward a New Long-term Growth Model for Asia”

Date & Time

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 15:00-16:30


Lecture Hall 6, 2F of International Academic Research Building