Tag Archives: economics

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the GameStop stock frenzy

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned independent economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy in his recent SCMP article. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

Covid-19 market bubbles, a creation of the distorted global economy, cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Winston Ma: China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and author of “The Hunt for Unicorns”, opined that the China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene but rely on the U.S. less, in his recent CNBC interview. Here is a snippet: “You can see this dual circulation is balanced by […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins Speakers Connect

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins Speakers Connect. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital markets […]

Stephane Garelli – A Competitiveness Outlook for 2020, and Beyond

Stephane Garelli

Prof Stephane Garelli spoke on “A Competitiveness Outlook for 2020, and Beyond” in a recent virtual conference in Malaysia. Watch the video below to learn more: Stéphane Garelli is a Professor at both the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), one of the world’s leading business schools, and at the University of Lausanne. He is also […]

Andy Xie: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can go […]

Dr Andy Xie: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]

Michele Wucker: Is COVID-19 a ‘gray rhino’ event?

Michele Wucker

TEDTalk speaker and bestselling author Michele Wucker, in her recent conversation with Asian Scientist, answers an important question—Was COVID-19 a gray rhino event? Michele discussed her gray rhino theory with respect to the COVID pandemic, and what gray rhino events we should anticipate in the future. Watch the full interview below: Michele Wucker is an award-wining […]

Michele Wucker -The Five Stages of the Coronavirus Gray Rhino

Michele Wucker

The whole world is impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak. Michele Wucker, author of best-seller Gray Rhino, opined that there are strategies to help countries response more promptly. The most important is to identify which stage you are at facing the challenge. In my book, THE GRAY RHINO, I developed a five-stage framework for analyzing responses […]

Michele Wucker: Gray Rhino – How can leaders identify Gray Rhinos?

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker is an author, commentator and policy analyst specializing in the world economy and crisis anticipation. Michele is a global thought leader with three decades of experience in media, finance, and non-profit management and content creation. She is the author of The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers we […]

Niall Ferguson on the State of the World in 2020 — and Beyond

Niall Ferguson

Renowned historian Niall Ferguson shared his insights on the state of the world in 2020 and beyond, at his recent presentation in Hong Kong. Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies, Harvard, where he served for twelve […]

Prof Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang Ranked 25 in Recent Thinkers 50 Ranking

Prof Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang

We at Speakers Connect are delighted to share that Prof Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang ranked 25th in the recent Thinkers50 list. Based in London, Thinkers50 is the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking, and sharing the leading management ideas of our age. Their ambition is to provide innovative access to ideas with the power to […]

Dr. Harry G. Broadman : “Trade, Tariffs and Tumult”

Harry G. Broadman

Dr. Harry G. Broadman shared his insights on the economic outlook and the development of the trade war in his recent keynote presentation. Here’s a testimonial: Harry was indispensable on the “Trade, Tariffs and Tumult” Mainstage Panel, which I chaired, at the 2019 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Annual Summit. I knew I could […]

Roger Bootle Publishing New Book: The AI Economy: Work, Wealth and Welfare in the Age of the Robot

Roger Bootle

Roger Bootle, one of Britain’s best-known economists is set to release a new book in September. Roger’s latest book, The AI Economy is highly anticipated, given that Roger’s earlier publications such as Making a Success of Brexit and Reforming the EU, The Trouble with Europe, The Trouble with Markets and Money for Nothing, and The Death of Inflation were widely acclaimed. […]

Anil Gupta Speaking at World Economic Forum’s Davos Summit 2017

Anil Gupta

Prof Anil Gupta, renowned Asian economist and strategist, spoke at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Summit 2017 in Jan 2017. He contributed to a “future of retail” panel and watched Chinese leader Xi Jinping presented “as a defender of globalization and global trade”. Prof Anil shared his observation from WEF in his recent interview for […]

Speakers on Bitcoin and Blockchain

Bitcoin and blockchain are two of the most talked about topics in business these days. If you are seeking to understand these concepts more, learn the latest trends and find out how these can affect your business, contact us to engage the fintech experts to speak at your upcoming event: Brett King -expert on innovation, customer […]