Events CITBA Webinar Series: The World Economy After COVID

JCU Events

Fri, 23 Jul 2021

CITBA Webinar Series: The World Economy After COVID


When: 23 July 2021, 4:30pm -- 6pm
Location:Online Webinar

Drawing on more than four decades as a leading commentator on international trade, Professor Sir David Greenaway will consider future scenarios for the global economy in a post-COVID environment. The talk will examine the extent of economic impact from the pandemic and the relative capacity of regions to rebound, based on vaccination protection, the resilience of international supply chains and the capacity for government intervention to drive economic recovery. Professor Sir David will also examine the particular case of ASEAN and the lessons that can be learned from previous global dislocations.

Host & Moderator:
Mr Neil Parekh
Partner & Head of Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Tikehau Capital

Webinar time

4:30 pm GMT+8 (Singapore)

Speaker Profile

Professor Sir David Greenaway

Professor Sir David Greenaway served as Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham for almost a decade until 2017, having previously been a Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
A Professor of Economics, Sir David was the founding Director of the Nottingham Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy. His research interests are in trade and labour market adjustment, cross-border investment, and international trade policy. He has published widely in leading journals and has a Google Scholar h-index of 70 and ISI index of 34. He has acted as a advisor to the World Bank, European Commission and United Nations.
Sir David's contributions to professional service include membership of three RAE Panels (twice as Chair), membership of the Council of ESRC, membership of the Council and Executive of the Royal Economic Society, and Chair of the Russell Group of Universities.
His contributions to public policy include Chair of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body, various NHS appointments, and leading major reviews for Government, including of uninsured driving, and more recently the way in which doctors are trained in the four countries of the UK.
Sir David received a Knighthood for services to Higher Education and contributions to public policy in 2014 and received the Malaysian public honour of Dato' in 2017. He was awarded an Honorary Citizenship of Ningbo China in 2012, became an Honorary Freeman of the City of Nottingham in 2017. He holds Honorary Doctorates from Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool, University of Nottingham, Glasgow Caledonian University and University of Western Ontario.
Among Sir David's current appointments are: Member of the Council of the University of Cambridge; Member of the Council of the National Institute of Economics and Social Research; Joint Managing Editor of The World Economy.

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