Tag Archives: economics

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 […]

Niall Ferguson will be in Asia in Early November

Niall Ferguson,  historian and prolific commentator on contemporary politics and economics, will be in Asia in early November 2014! Contact us at Speakers Connect if you wish to have him as a speaker… Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the […]