March 10-12, 2024 | Boston, USA

Keynote Presentation

Keynote: Economic Update for 2023- Where are we headed?

Megan Greene, Global Economist, Financial Times Columnist & Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
Sunday, March 12 | 11:00am – 12:15pm | Room 153 A/B


Economic forecasting is a tricky business; they say the key to success is to forecast often. Megan Greene is unafraid to have out of consensus views and has a fantastic forecasting track record. She examines high frequency economic data, structural trends, global flows, political factors and policy developments to determine the state of the global recovery and to highlight risks and opportunities for businesses and markets. In this keynote presentation, Greene will examine these factors to offer insight on where the global recovery is heading, including an outlook for international supply chain challenges, inflation and climate change.

About the Speaker

Megan Greene is a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University, where she is teaching and writing a book on the drivers of income and wealth inequality and how to address them. She is also the Global Chief Economist at Kroll, providing macroeconomic and policy analysis both internally and for Kroll clients. Ms. Greene teaches courses at Tsinghua University (Beijing) and the European University Institute (Florence), serves on the Economic Advisory Panel at the San Francisco Federal Reserve and is the Dame DeAnne Julius Senior Academy Fellow in International Economics at Chatham House in London.

Ms. Greene is a Contributing Editor and regular columnist at the Financial Times, writing on global macroeconomics and policy. She is an advisory board member for the the Parliamentary Budget Office in Ireland, Rebuilding Macroeconomics and Econofact. In addition, Megan is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Bretton Woods Committee. She regularly advises governments and central banks in the US, UK, eurozone, and Japan.

Previously, she was a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and the Global Chief Economist at John Hancock Asset Management. She holds a BA from Princeton University and a MSc from Nuffield College, Oxford University.


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