The Shape of Things to Come: Understanding the New Global Economy
Monday, May 2, 2011 / 8:00 am - 9:15 am
, Executive Director, Program Development and Marketing, Milken Institute
, S. K. and Angela Chan Chair in Global Management, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley; former Chairman, National Economic Council
The cataclysm is behind us - but the view looks dramatically different from the other side. Global Conference 2011 kicks off by bringing the outlines of the new global economy into sharper focus. Emerging economies are flexing their muscle and attracting vast flows of capital, while the developing world begins to seem like a lumbering giant. What are the economic relationships, trade flows and demographic trends that will define the future? How will global institutions manage the world's web of interconnection and risk? How permanent are these changes? Who are the players to watch?