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Secretary Janet L. Yellen on International Economic Policy

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US Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen speaks to a Council audience and pushes for a global minimum tax rate.
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Janet L. Yellen
Ivo H. Daalder
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COVID-19’s negative effect on the global economy has exacerbated existing inequalities and highlighted the importance of finding solutions through international cooperation. US Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen joins the Council for a speech on the United States' role in promoting an inclusive and sustainable global economic recovery.

About the Speakers
US Secretary of the Treasury
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An economist by training, Secretary Yellen took office after almost fifty years in academia and public service. She is the first person in American history to have led the White House Council of Economic Advisors, the Federal Reserve, and the Treasury Department.  
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President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013 prior to becoming president of the Council. Previously, he was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and served as director for European affairs on President Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. He is the author or editor of ten books.
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