NYU Urban Seminar: Bertrand Renaud
April 12, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 208, 40 Washington Square South, New York City (RSVP here)
Bertrand Renaud, Consultant and former Senior Housing Finance Adviser to the World Bank, will be leading this discussion series. This event is part of the NYU Seminar Series co-sponsored by the Marron Institute and the NYU Furman Center.
Dr. Bertrand Renaud is an international consultant and President ofBRI Associates. He specializes in financial development, real estate finance and urban development issues. He has experience in more than 30 countries around the world. Until 2001 he was the Advisor for the Financial Sector Development Department at the World Bank, where he developed the housing finance agenda for over a decade. He has published extensively. His recent books include Asia’s Financial Crisis and the Role of Real Estate 2000 (co-edited with Koichi Mera) and Markets at Work: The Dynamics of Residential Markets in Hong Kong, 1997 (senior author). Dr. Renaud was appointed the Head of the Urban Affairs Division at OECD (Paris) where he focused on the adjustment problems of its member industrial countries. He has also been a full professor at the University of Hawaii specializing in Asian development and he maintains a special interest in Asian affairs. He has taught at MIT, Seoul National University and the University of Hong Kong. Hehas also lectured at leading universities in North America, Europe and Asia and been a keynote speaker at major international professional meetings. Dr. Renaud holds M.S. and Ph.D degrees from the Universityof California at Berkeley and received the degree of Ingénieur INA in Paris, France.