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CIB Online Summer 2008
CIB Launches New CIBizMaps

CIBizMaps™ provides new perspectives about the world through maps based on business and economic variables. For each variable, such as US exports, countries are resized to show their relative importance. Click here or on the map below to access CIBizMaps™ arrow

Tuck India Business Conference Examines Business Opportunities Amid the Country's Explosive Growth

nanda The second annual Tuck India Business Conference on May 9th brought together business leaders to explore topics ranging from the development of India's consumer market to its role in the global economy. The keynote speakers were Arun K. Nanda, executive director and president of the infrastructure development sector at Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, and Ron Somers, president of the U.S.-India Business Council. The lunchtime address was given by Lutz Goedde T'97, the deputy director of global development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The Conference also featured an Indian luncheon and a carnatic and jazz/world fusion concert by Prasanna & Group. Conference sponsors were John Deere, PepsiCo, The Parthenon Group, The Khosla Family Fund, and The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College. Click here for post-conference website arrow

Tuck Global Healthcare Conference Focuses on the Emergence of Biogenerics

gillisThe second annual Tuck Global Healthcare Conference on April 11th focused on the emergence of biogenerics in the biopharmaceutical industry. Dr. C. Everett Koop, former U.S. Surgeon General and founder of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth, presented opening remarks.  The keynote speech was delivered by Dr. Steven Gillis, Founder of Immunex Corporation and managing partner of ARCH Venture Partners. Panelists from the FDA, AARP, the biotech and biogenerics industries, and more debated the appropriate regulatory framework for biogenerics and the impact of biogenerics on patient health and costs.

The Healthcare Conference was organized by the Tuck Healthcare Club, the Center for International Business, and the Tuck Healthcare Initiative. Click here for post-conference website arrow

Dialogues on Europe Brings the Continent to Tuck

Organized by the Tuck International Club and the Center for International Business, a series of events brought a taste of Europe to Tuck this spring. The series kicked off with a talk by Rick Bertasi T'88, who runs one of Johnson Controls' major business units in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Other speakers included David Calhoun, Chairman, Executive Board & CEO of Dutch-American company Neilsen; and Guillermo Ansaldo T'89, General Manager of Telefónica de España. Other events rounding out the series included a Europe-themed cocktail party and a Country Chat on France. Click here for more information arrow

Talks Spotlight Islam and Islamic Finance

In an effort to provide an opportunity for the Tuck community to learn more about Islam, the Tuck International Club and the Center for International Business featured two talks on the subject this spring:

Dr. Kevin Reinhart, Professor of Islamic Religious Studies at Dartmouth College, led an informal discussion with students about Islam, Muslims, and what they believe on April 21st.

Dr. Ibrahim A. Warde, Adjunct Professor of International Business at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University and world-renowned author discussed Islamic finance on April 29th.

Students Launch Africa Initiative

A group of Tuck students have launched the Africa Initiative to highlight business opportunities there. If you have knowledge or contacts to share, or would simply like to know more about their activities, please e-mail Lisa Miller at

New CIB Audio & Video Interviews

TNCTeam of Tuck Students Participate in International Negotiation Challenge in Leipzig, Germany

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calhounDoing Business in Europe

David L. Calhoun, Chairman, Executive Board & CEO of The Nielsen Company

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BertasiServing Global Clients in a Diverse Europe

Rick Bertasi D'84 T'88, Vice President & General Manager of Global Workplace Solutions, EMEA, at Johnson Controls

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Spring 2008 Country Chats a Huge Success

Nine more country chats were held since our last newsletter.

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CIB Faculty in the News

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Professor Matthew Slaughter is cited in an article entitled, "Rise of Nationalism Frays Global Ties."

Professor Matthew Slaughter is cited in an article entitled, "America for Sale: 2 Outcomes When Foreigners Buy Factories."

Professor Matthew Slaughter is cited in an article entitled, "Stop Importing Poverty and Start Importing Innovation," which discusses the limited number of H1-B visa petitions allowed for FY 2009.

Professor Andrew Bernard is quoted in an article entitled, "Surging Exports Lighten the Gloom." The article discusses the role that the U.S. dollar and exporters and their customers have on the U.S. and world economies.

Professor Matthew Slaughter is quoted in an article entitled, "Does Tax Code Send U.S. Jobs Offshore?" The article discusses whether the U.S. tax system is a key factor in incentivizing U.S. multinationals to create more jobs abroad vs. in the U.S.


Professor Matthew Slaughter is quoted in an article entitled, "America for Sale?" The article discusses the impact of sovereign wealth funds on the U.S. economy.

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Recent Publications

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Chinese Exporters, Exchange Rate Exposure, and the Value of the Renminbi, Andrew Bernard (February 2008) (PDF)

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