Asia Q3, 2011
Asia Pacific Quarterly Series
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Bart van Ark will be joined by special guests to review the current forecast for China, the Asia-Pacific Region and India, along with analysis of special topics of current interest.
In this quarterly webcast on the Asia-Pacific economies, The Conference board’s Chief Economist, Bart van Ark, and the Managing Director of The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business, David Hoffman, will discuss the implications of the current weakening in the global economy for the business environment in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition to an assessment of the latest economic indicators, Messrs Van Ark and Hoffman will zoom in on how the business environment in China is impacted under the influence of these changing dynamics in the global economic environment as well China’s own factors that could risk a slowdown of the economy in the short and medium run.
Bart van Ark
Bart van Ark is executive vice president and chief economist of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts, as well as indepth global economic... Full Bio
David R. Hoffman is vice president and managing director of The Conference Board China Center. Based in Beijing, Hoffman is responsible for the center’s strategy, research agenda, research program delivery, partner relationships with Chinese... Full Bio