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Georgetown McDonough Faculty News & Media

Vaccine Distribution Will be an ‘Enormous Logistical Problem’: David Rubenstein

November 16th, 2020

David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-executive chairman of the Carlyle Group, joins CNBC’s “Squawk Box” team to discuss how the market is anticipating vaccine distribution and if he thinks there will be disappointments along the way of the economic recovery. [He spoke of these topics at the Financial Markets Quality conference hosted by the Center for Financial Markets and Policy later that day].

SEC Chairman Clayton to Step Down

November 16th, 2020

James Angel, associate professor of finance at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, told ThinkAdvisor Monday in an email that he doubts “the lame duck Trump administration will try to ram through his [Clayton’s] nomination” to the Southern District of New York post.

Biden to Talk More Softly Toward China, but Keep Trump’s Big Tariff ‘Stick’

November 11th, 2020

“I think it would be impractical for Biden to do any tariff reductions immediately. I don’t think he has the latitude to remove them right away,” said Charles Skuba, a professor at Georgetown and former senior official at the U.S. International Trade Administration . “He also has some chips to play. You could consider the tariffs as a gift to Biden.”

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