The Global Economic Outlook: Double-Dip or Sustained Recovery? Business School

Wednesday 23 November 2011
5pm - 7pm

The University of Greenwich, Business School is holding a free seminar on the Global Economic Outlook on the 23 November 2011.

Earlier this year the global economy appeared to be staging a promising recovery from the worst global economic and financial crisis since the 1930s. Subsequently, though, the global economic upswing has lost momentum and there is a widespread talk of impending "double-dips" – whether in the US, China, Euro area or the UK.

In this Big Picture Seminar city economist Ian Harwood will give his assessment of whether such fears are justified or whether the global economic outlook is a more upbeat one.


Ian Harwood has worked as a global macro economist in the City of London since the late-1970s and is a Visiting Professor at University of Greenwich.

He was Chief Economist of SG Warburg (1986-1994), Dresdner Kleinwort (1994-2008) and the Evolution Group (2009-2011), and is currently Global Economist at Redburn Partners.

Ian has long been rated highly by institutional investors world-wide. He was voted Number One in Global Economics in the annual Extel buy-side poll for eleven successive years from 1997 through to 2007 and Number One in European Economics in the 2008 Institutional Investor poll.
The seminar will be of interest to anyone involved in:

  • Social policy
  • Economic change
  • Growth and development
  • Employment institutions
  • Political institutions
  • Financial institutions
  • Health
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Business
  • Non-governmental organisations involved in development


Wednesday 23 November 2011, from 5 to 7pm


Hosted in the Queen Anne Court, room QA080, University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS


Free for all


This conference, hosted by the University of Greenwich, is being held at the Greenwich Campus, Old Royal Naval College.

The campus is based on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the river Thames. The university's largest campus is centered on three baroque buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren at the end of the 17th century.
"More breathtaking than the Versailles of Louis XIV" is how The Independent newspaper described it.

The Borough of Greenwich is steeped in history. East meets West on the Meridian Line, which divides the hemispheres and marks longitude zero. The line runs through the courtyard of the 17th century Royal Observatory and indicates the spot from which Greenwich Mean Time is calculated.

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