Prior to his employment at Amoco, Mr. Johnston served as an economist with the RAND Corporation, the Institute for Defense Analyses, and the Secretary's Office of the U.S. Treasury. He served on the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea.
Mr. Johnston's current research has focused on electric utility deregulation in Illinois and other states; pollution trading under the climate change treaty, Clean Air Act, and the RECLAIM system for the South Coast Air District; and a general theory of regulation, published in the Cato Institute's Regulation magazine.
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The speakers were:
Kenneth Griffin, Founder and CEO, Citadel
Raymond McDaniel Jr., Chairman and CEO, Moody’s Corp.
Jim Millstein, Chairman, Millstein & Co. LLC; former Chief Restructuring Officer, U.S. Treasury Department
Thomas Wilson, Chairman, President and CEO, Allstate; Deputy Chairman, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The star of the event was Ken Griffin of Citadel, with occasional brilliance of Thomas Wilson of Allstate. It is worth listening to the 74 minute video. While there are some abbreviations that are passed over quickly, They can be unwound easily with Google searches.