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Global Thinkers - Secure the Upswing and Strengthen Long-term Growth

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 00:00 Add to Calendar
Venue: Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, HKU Centennial Campus
Speaker(s): Christine Lagarde, Zhiwu Chen
Abstract

The global economy is experiencing a strong upswing that holds out the promise of higher incomes and living standards.

How can we maintain this momentum and foster long-term growth that benefits everyone? IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde urges governments to act before the global economy changes course in Fix the Roof While the Window of Opportunity is Open: Three Priorities for the Global Economy.

About the Speaker(s)
Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde

Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Ms. Christine Lagarde is a French lawyer and politician  who is currently serving as the Managing Director and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund. Ms. Lagarde has held the position since 5 July 2011.

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Zhiwu Chen

Zhiwu Chen

Director, Asia Global Institute

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

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Videos
  • Introduction and Welcome Remarks: AGI Director Zhiwu Chen

  • Keynote Speech: Christine Lagarde IMF Managing Director

  • A Conversation with Madame Christine Lagarde Moderated by Zhiwu Chen

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