Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Sat 18 Apr - Wed 22 Apr, 2009

Marina Whitman Marina v.N. Whitman (Chairperson)

Country/Region: USA

University of Michigan

Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Member, Group of Thirty

Most Recently Attended: (2007)
Challenges to the International Monetary System: Rebalancing Currencies, Institutions, and Rules
(Session 445)

Biography:
Marina Whitman is professor of business administration and public policy at The University of Michigan. From 1979 to 1992, she was an officer of the General Motors Corporation, first as vice president and chief economist, and later as vice president and group executive for public affairs. Professor Whitman has been a director of five multinational corporations: Alcoa, Browning-Ferris Industries, Chase Manhattan Corporation, Procter & Gamble, and Unocal. She served as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisors from 1972 to 1973, and, until early 1993, as a member of the President's Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations. Her most recent book is New World, New Rules: The Changing Role of the American Corporation, published in 1999 by the Harvard Business School Press. A graduate in government from Radcliffe College, she received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Columbia University.

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Session Overview

The Origins of the Financial Crisis at Its Origins