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Impacts of the Oil Price Drop

Past Event

December 9, 2014

5:30 am - 7:00 am

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a panel discussion focused on the geopolitical and global economic implications of the recent oil price drop. Our distinguished group of experts will discuss what the decline means for national budgets, internal political stability, currency fluctuations, diplomatic relations, and energy sanctions, among other topics, for key countries like Venezuela, Iran, Nigeria, Russia, Mexico, China and others. Center Director Jason Bordoff will moderate the discussion with our panelists:

  • Helima Croft, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets;
  • Adrian Lajous, Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy and former CEO, Pemex;
  • Guillermo Mondino, Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets Economics and Strategy, Citi Research;
  • Dr. Steve Sestanovich, Professor for the Practice of International Diplomacy, Columbia SIPA and former State Department ambassador-at-large for the former Soviet Union; and
  • Mona Sutphen, Partner, Macro Advisory Partners and former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Policy.


Registration is required for in-person attendance. This event is open to press. It will also be livestreamed at: energypolicy.columbia.edu/watch (no registration is required to view the livestream). 

Most Center on Global Energy Policy events are also made available as podcasts via iTunes or our website and are usually available 3 to 5 days after the date of the event.

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