Date(s) - 06/28/2017
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
U.S. Bank Center
1420 5th Ave, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
Victor Chan is the Vice President & Country Manager for China, shop Hong Kong and Singapore with U.S. Bank’s International Banking Group. He was previously Senior Manager at Sanwa Bank managing their syndicated loan portfolio in Southeast Asia and with Standard Chartered Bank as business manager of their Large Asian Corporates group. He is an executive board member of the Washington State China Relations Council.
Fabio Ghironi is Paul F. Glaser Endowed Professor in Economics at the University of Washington, order a Research Fellow in the International Macroeconomics and Finance Programme of CEPR, for sale a Research Associate in the International Finance and Macroeconomics Program of the NBER, and a Fellow in the Euro Area Business Cycle Network. He is an Officer of the Central Bank Research Association and the Director of its Research Program in International Trade and Macroeconomics. Professor Ghironi is the U.S. Associate Editor of International Finance, a Co-Editor of ?conomics, an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics, and an Editorial Board Member of the Review of International Economics.
Andrew Batson is the Director of China research for Gavekal. He manages the Dragonomics research team in Beijing, writes and comments on the Chinese economy, and speaks regularly to business and academic audiences. He is also a senior nonresident fellow at the Paulson Institute, the Chicago-based think tank. Andrew has been writing about China since 1998. Before joining Gavekal in 2011, he was an award-winning reporter for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires in Beijing and Hong Kong. Andrew was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and educated at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Andrew also blogs about China, economics and other topics at andrewbatson.com.
Spencer Cohen is a Senior Economist at Community Attributes Inc. and brings five years of public sector experience as a research analyst and senior policy advisor, and an extensive academic background in economic geography. He was the senior policy advisor for the Washington Economic Development Commission, he was responsible for evaluating state economic development programs and investments and determining ways to both optimize the state’s economic development system and improve how programs measure their impact.