Asian Economic Prospects for the Year of the Pig and Beyond

Friday, March 8, 2019
12-2 pm
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

11:45 am registration, 12:00 pm luncheon

Price (includes lunch): $42.00
Registration closes: February 25, 2019


Discussion: Cooling global trade is compounding growth challenges for Asian economies amid tightening financial conditions and growing policy uncertainty. And yet, new technologies, infrastructure improvements, and regional connectivity open exciting new opportunities. How resilient will growth prove from China to Indonesia, and Korea to India?

About the Speaker:

Frederic Neumann, PhD, is Managing Director and Co-Head of Asian Economic Research at The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC), based in Hong Kong. Before joining HSBC, Frederic was an adjunct professor at a number of US universities, including Johns Hopkins University, teaching graduate courses on Asian sovereign risk analysis, financial markets, monetary policy, and Southeast Asian political culture. He also served as a consultant to international organizations and governments, and as a research associate of the Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. A former Fulbright scholar, Frederic holds a PhD in International Economics and Asian Studies.