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This monthly webcast (upgraded from a quarterly to a monthly webcast) provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team on the growth performance of major emerging markets, especially the outlook for China, India, Brazil and Mexico as well as Southeast Asia.
The special focus of this webcast will be on intangible investment in China. Intangible assets drive innovation and contribute much to a country’s competitive edge in the economy. China’s intangible investment share of GDP has risen swiftly over the past two decades, but despite the substantial top-line growth, it appears that overall spending on intangibles in China has largely been policy driven. In September’s Emerging Markets webcast, we will examine China’s intangible investment patterns, efficiency, and competitiveness compare to other countries.
Bart van Ark
Bart van Ark is executive vice president and global chief economist of The Conference Board, a global business research think tank headquartered in New York...Full Bio
Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, PhD
Janet Hao is a Senior Economist with the economics program of The Conference Board. She specializes in research on innovation, intangible assets and economic growth. In particular, she measures investment in innovations by commercial banks, investment banks, and insurance companies.
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Andrew Polk is the Co-founder and Head of Economic Research at Trivium/China, a Beijing-based strategic advisory firm.Before founding Trivium, Polk was the China Director at Medley Global Advisors, where he advised asset managers and hedge funds on developments in China's economy and financial ma...Full Bio