Happy Friday! In the news this week, our top keynote speakers are writing and making headlines in respected and international media. For booking enquiries, or more about these talented thought-leaders, send us a quick email for their speaking topics, expertise and latest availability.
Here are the top stories we recommend this week:
Harper Reed advocates simplicity in information technology at Indiana University
The Herald-Times | At IT conference, PayPal software developer stresses repetition, user experience
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Ken Rogoff discusses the pros and cons of countries going cashless
BBC The Inquiry (podcast) | Who wins in a cashless society?
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Nouriel Roubini says the markets are not in a bubble
CNBC | Nouriel Roubini sees frothiness but not a bubble
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Jeffrey Sachs says world leaders need to ramp up investment
Reuters UK | World leaders must show us the money to hit goals on poverty, inequality – U.N. adviser
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Jim O’Neill instrumental in shaping the global conversation over Antimicrobial Resistance
Quartz | The Goldman Sachs economist who coined the term BRIC is helping tackle the antimicrobial resistance crisis
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Jean-Claude Trichet knows why the European economy is lagging behind the US
Market Watch | The ECB should not be turned into a helicopter, Trichet says in interview
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Joseph Stiglitz discusses his new book, The Euro
Slate | Is the Euro Killing Europe?
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Listen to Leo von Bülow-Quirk, Chartwell’s Managing Director for Europe, in conversation with the influential German economist Peter Bofinger – a member of the elite German Council of Economic Experts (“die 5 Wirtschaftsweisen”) and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. He is also Professor for Monetary Policy and International Economics at the University of Würtzburg.
In this interview, Professor Bofinger shares his thoughts for the drivers of year ahead, commenting on:
• the outlook for the Germany economy for 2015.
• the ECB’s effectiveness with the continued policy of ultra-low interest rates and quantative easing.
• the risks and opportunities posed by the various European elections coming up in 2015 (UK, Spain, Greece…).
Listen to the podcast below.
For more information on how to book Peter as a keynote speaker for your conference or client event, please get in touch with Leo von Bülow-Quirk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on +44 (0) 20 7792 8000.