Asian Economy 2019: A Conversation With Ruchir SharmaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Breakfast available from 8 a.m.
When it comes to Asian economies and markets, there are few voices more respected than that of Ruchir Sharma. Global markets have hit a rough patch, and 2018 has seen turbulence. What are the key questions facing the Asian markets in the year to come? Where will the drivers for economic growth be found in the region? And which economic indicators are the ones to watch? Join us for a look ahead across the Asian economic landscape, borne of U.S.-China trade tensions, a global wave of protectionism, and other factors.
Ruchir Sharma is Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in a Post-Crisis World. He is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and Foreign Affairs. He was named one of Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers in 2012 and one of Bloomberg Market’s 50 Most Influential thinkers.
Tom Nagorski became Executive Vice President of the Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism — having served most recently as Managing Editor for International Coverage at ABC News. Before that, he was Foreign Editor for ABC’s World News Tonight, and a reporter and producer based in Russia, Germany, and Thailand. Nagorski was the recipient of eight Emmy awards and the Dupont Award for excellence in international coverage, as well as a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation. He has written for several publications and is the author of Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack. Nagorski lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.
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