The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated many macro trends which will shape the economic world order in the 2020s and beyond. These trends include widening fiscal deficits, rising debt loads, loose and unorthodox monetary policies, increased inequality, surging digitization and automation, deglobalization, and reshoring among others. What will the lasting impact be of these trends on consumer and business behavior? On the balance of power between states and the future of multilateral institutions? What shifts in trade, investment, and finance will emerge, and what will be the likely implications for the world’s major economies?
Join Asia Society Southern California for a timely discussion with two highly-respected Ambassadors for their perspectives on the future of the global economic order. Ambassador John Emerson served as U.S. Ambassador to Germany (2013-2017) and Ambassador Nina Hachigian served as the second U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN (2014-2017). The conversation will be moderated by former ASSC Executive Director and journalist, Jonathan Karp.