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The Capital Economics Conference – San Francisco

21 September, 2017
Fairmont San Francisco

Stumbling or soaring? Global growth in the age of populism

08:30      Coffee & registration.

08:55      Introduction.

Paul Ashworth, Chief US Economist

09:00      Can the recovery in developed markets be sustained?

Paul Ashworth, Chief US Economist

  • Will the euro-zone’s strength force the ECB to change course?
  • Is Japan finally emerging from its lost decade?
  • What form will the UK’s Brexit take?

09:20      How much longer will the US expansion last?

Michael Pearce, US Economist

  • Could Trump pull a surprise on tax reform?
  • How will the Fed respond?
  • Has the threat of protectionism passed?

09:40      How do emerging markets fit in?

Neil Shearing, Chief Emerging Markets Economist

  • Can the recent recovery in EMs be sustained?
  • How big a threat is Fed tightening and trade protectionism?
  • Can we stop worrying about China?

10:00      Questions & discussion.

Chaired by Neil Shearing, Chief Emerging Markets Economist

10:30      Close & Coffee.


For more information, please contact Shannen Puglisi 
+1 646 934 6250

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