In 2015, global economic growth did not exceed 3% and 2016 is likely to be similarly lacklustre. Growth in emerging economies is flatlining and the digital revolution has yet to improve productivity or growth numbers. Is this the new norm, or will countries be able to spur growth in the future?
– How are governments and businesses adapting to slow economic growth?
– What actions can governments take to catalyse growth?
– Can we capitalize on new technology and innovation to jump-start the global economy?
· Nelson Henrique Barbosa-Filho, Minister of Finance of Brazil.
· Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland.
· Mehmet Simsek, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey.
· Joseph E. Stiglitz, Professor, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, USA.
· Zhang Xin, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, SOHO China, People’s Republic of China.
Moderated by Kevin Delaney, President and Editor-in-Chief, Quartz – Atlantic Media, USA.