USC GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2016
Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
 
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1. ASMUSSEN, Jörg (former ECB Executive Board Member and State Secretary in the German Treasury; Senior Fellow at Jacques Delors Institut Berlin)
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BALL, Ian (Chair of CIPFA; former Chief Executive of IFAC)
* Government of New Zealand 2015 Financial Statements
3.
BALLS, Ed (Harvard Kennedy School, British Labor Party; former Shadow Chancellor, Chief Economic Advisor to the UK Treasury, and Member of UK Parliament)
* United Kingdom Whole of Government Accounts 2015
4. BOUSIOS, Andreas (Editor-in-Chief of AVGI online newspaper)
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CANGIANO, Marco (former Assistant Director at the International Monetary Fund)
* "Fiscal Transparency, Accountability, and Risk" (August 2012)
6. CARRUTHERS, Ian (Chair of International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board)
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DETTER, Dag (former President of Stattum, the Swedish Government holding company; Managing Director of Detter & Co.)
* DETTER, Dag & Stefan Fölster, The Public Wealth of Nations, June 2015
8.
GALBRAITH, James (The Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the University of Texas at Austin)
* GALBRAITH, James, Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe, June 21, 2016
* GALBRAITH, James, Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis, April 2, 2012
9.
GROS, Daniel (Director of the Center for European Policy Studies)
* Proposal for CEPS Task Force on Transparency and Fiscal Performance Assessment," CEPS, 2016 (Draft)
10. HOLDER, William (Dean of University of Southern California Leventhal School of Accounting)
11.
IRWIN, Tim (former senior economist at the International Monetary Fund)
* Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions," IMF, 28 March 2012
* Consolidated Annual Accounts of the European Union, 2014
12. KALETSKY, Anatole (first Chairman of INET; Chief Economist & Co-Chairman GaveKal Dragonomics)
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KAZARIAN, Paul (Founder, Chairman & CEO of Japonica Partners and the Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation)
* Slide Presentation to the Financial Times, January 2016
* Slide Presentation to the London School of Business, December 2015
14. KELEMEN, Dan (Professor of Political Science and Law & the Jean Monnet Chair in EU Politics at Rutgers University)
15. KOUTENTAKIS, Franciscos (Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister; Head of the General Accounting Office; General Secretary for Fiscal Policy, Greece Ministry of Finance)
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MAGARIAN, Christopher (Finance Group Director at Japonica Partners)
* The Curious Case of the Rules for Calculating Debt Relief: A Technical Note on EU Accounting for Debt, Especially Restructured and Concessional Debt." September 2015. Ball, Ian.
* "Greece's Bailout Package: Missing IPSAS?" The Accountant. September 2015. Tornero, Carlos.
* "Greece's New Agreement with Europe: Is This Time Different?" Intereconomics. September/October 2015. Pelagidis, Theodore and Kazarian, Paul B.
* ESM Third Programme Debt Relief
17. MANCALL, Peter (Professor of History & Director of the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute)
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MANUZI, Martin (Regional Director, Europe of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England)
* "Trust in Public Finances: A Survey of Citizens in Ten European Countries," ICAEW and PwC
* IFS Green Budget, Chapter 4 Whole of Government Accounts: An ICAEW Assessment
19. MCCORMICK, Fergus (Head of Sovereign Ratings, DBRS)
20. MELE, Nicco (Wallis Annenberg Chair at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism; new director of the Shorenstein Center at Harvard's JFK School of Government)
21. MILLER, Thomas (former US Ambassador to Greece; President & CEO of International Executive Service Corps)
22. MISSONG, Thomas (President of European Association of Credit Rating Agencies)
23. MOURMOURAS, Iannis (former Deputy Finance Minister of Greece; Professor at the University of Macedonia; not attending in current position as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece)
24. NIKIAS, Max (President, University of Southern California)
25.
PSALTIS, Marios (Managing Partner at PwC, Greece)
* The Curious Case of the Rules for Calculating Debt Relief: A Technical Note on EU Accounting for Debt, Especially Restructured and Concessional Debt." September 2015. Ball, Ian.
* "Greece's Bailout Package: Missing IPSAS?" The Accountant. September 2015. Tornero, Carlos.
* "Greece's New Agreement with Europe: Is This Time Different?" Intereconomics. September/October 2015. Pelagidis, Theodore and Kazarian, Paul B.
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SERAFEIM, George (Jakurski Family Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; 2015 Pericles Leadership Award Winner)
SERAFEIM, George, Harvard Business Case Study, "Greece's Debt: Sustainable?" June 2015
27.
SOLL, Jacob (Professor of History & Accounting at the University of Southern California; 2011 recipient of the MacArthur Genius Fellowship)
SOLL, Jacob, The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations, April 2014
28. STAIKOURAS, Christos (Member of Hellenic Parliament; former Alternate Minister of Finance)
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STEGER, Gerhard (former Austrian Budget Director)
* Austrian Federal Government Annual Report 2013
30. SVERKOS, Nikos (Political & Economic Journalist, Efimerida Ton Syntakton)
31. THEOHARIS, Haris (Member of Hellenic Parliament)
32. THOMPSON, Paul (Director, Global Accountancy Profession Support at the International Federation of Accountants)
33. TRUGLIA, Vincent (former head of Moody's Sovereign Risk Unit; Director, ACRA - Russia's newest CRA; publisher of Clear and Candid blog)
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TZANNINIS, Dimitri (former Greece Ministry of Economy & Finance; former IMF)
* IMF Personnel Expenses and Capital Expenditures: 6 Years Post- and Pre-Greece Crisis
* IMF Resource Materials
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TZIAMPIRIS, Aristotle (Professor of International Relations, Chair of the Department of International & European Studies, University of Piraeus)
* "Transcending the Economic Crisis: Greece's contribution to stability and security in the Eastern Mediterranean" 2016, Tziampiris, Aristotle
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VAN SCHAIK, Frans (Global Public Sector Audit Leader, Deloitte)
* Eight Global Benchmark Financial Statements
1. Australia, Commonwealth of
2. Canada, Government of
3. France, Republic of
4. Israel, Government of the State of
5. New Zealand, Government of
6. Swiss Confederation
7. United Kingdom (Whole of Government)
8. United States Government
37.
VENIZELOS, Evangelos (former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of Finance, Greece)
* "State Transformation and the European Integration Project: Lessons from the financial crisis and the Greek Paradigm" CEPS, 4 Feb 2016
* "Bringing Western Democracy Government Financial Transparency to the OSI/PSI," E-Kyklos, 12 April 2016
38.
VERON, Nicholas (Senior Fellow at Bruegel and the Peterson Institute)
* Statement prepared for the EU Parliament Ecofin Committee Public hearing, Brussels, 1 Dec 2015
39. VETTAS, Nikos (Director General of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research; Athens University of Economics and Business)
40. VIANA, Luis (Deputy Director of the Portugal Ministry of Finance)
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WALKER, David (former Comptroller General of the United States; Senior Strategic Advisor for the Global Public Sector Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers)
* 2015 Independent Auditor's Report
42.
WELCH, Peter (Director of the European Court of Auditors)
* Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions," IMF, 28 March 2012
* Consolidated Annual Accounts of the European Union, 2014
43. WIELAND, Volker (member of the German Council of Economic Experts; Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics and Managing Director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability)