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Global Thinkers - Marcus Wallenberg - After the Vote: Radical Change or Business as Usual?

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 00:00 Add to Calendar
Venue: Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, HKU Centennial Campus
Speaker(s): Marcus Wallenberg, Zhiwu Chen, Victor K. Fung, Michael Spence
Abstract

The American voters have spoken. What will a new direction for globalization, economics and trade look like during a Trump administration?

Asia Global Institute held its inaugural Global Thinkers event on the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, where internationally-renowned experts addressed economic, trade, and business concerns raised by the dawn of a Trump presidency.

Discussions covered:

  • Economic and trade priorities of a post-Obama administration
  • Inequality in a globalizing economy
  • U.S. policy for a post-Brexit EU
  • The future of U.S.-China ties
About the Speaker(s)
Marcus Wallenberg

Marcus Wallenberg

Member, Asia Global Institute

Mr. Marcus Wallenberg is a member of Asia Global Institute's Advisory Board. Since 2005, he has been Chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB,) a North European financial group for 400,000 corporate customers, and five million private customers. SEB has local presence in the Nordic and Baltic countries and in Germany.

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Zhiwu Chen

Zhiwu Chen

Director, Asia Global Institute

Professor Zhiwu Chen is Director of the Asia Global Institute (AGI), Chair Professor of Finance and Victor and William Fung Professor in Economics at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

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Victor K. Fung

Victor K. Fung

Advisory Board Co-Chair, Asia Global Institute

Dr. Victor K. Fung is Advisory Board Co-Chair of Asia Global Institute. He's also Group Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong-based multinational with major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing.

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Michael Spence

Michael Spence

Advisory Board Co-Chair, Asia Global Institute

Professor Michael Spence is Advisory Board Co-Chair of Asia Global Institute and a member of the AsiaGlobal Fellows Faculty Committee. His scholarship focuses on economic policy in emerging markets, growth patterns and issues in emerging and developed economies, the economics of information, and the impact of leadership on economic growth.

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Videos
  • Introduction and Welcome Remarks: Zhiwu Chen, AGI Director

  • Keynote Address: Michael Spence, Nobel Laureate and AGI Academic Council Chairman

  • Panel discussion moderated by: Zhiwu Chen, AGI Director

  • Question and Answer Session with the Audience

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  • Global Thinkers - Marcus Wallenberg - After the Vote: Radical Change or Business as Usual?
  • Global Thinkers - Marcus Wallenberg - After the Vote: Radical Change or Business as Usual?
  • Global Thinkers - Marcus Wallenberg - After the Vote: Radical Change or Business as Usual?
  • Global Thinkers - Marcus Wallenberg - After the Vote: Radical Change or Business as Usual?

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