Dr Bart van Ark is executive vice president and chief economist of The Conference Board. He leads a team of economists who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts, as well as in depth global economic
Erik Ringmar is a Professor of International Relations at Jiaotong University. He is the author of several books, including ‘Why Europe Was First’ and ‘Surviving Capitalism’.
Gady Epstein joined The Economist as a China correspondent in July 2011. Previously, he was Beijing Bureau Chief for Forbes, a position held since 2007. He has been covering China and Asia since 2002, when he took up his position
Professor Matthias is an Assistant Professor at the School of International Studies at American University and a Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is a former consultant with the Foreign Investment Advisory Service of
Robert Kaplan is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC, and has been a foreign correspondent for The Atlantic for over a quarter-century. In 2009, he was appointed by Secretary of Defense Robert