A Risky Year Ahead
A trio of the world's top forecasters and economists take a look at what's ahead in 2019.
A trio of the world's top forecasters and economists take a look at what's ahead in 2019. Will the trade wars, populist political waves and stock market roller-coaster rides carry on well into the New Year? As the World Bank kicks off with a gloomy forecast predicting shrinking economic growth, Ed Butler asks what are the biggest risks to global prosperity? Ed is joined from New York by Ian Bremmer - world-renowned geopolitical risk analyst, and President of the Eurasia Group. From Oxford by Ngaire Woods, the founding Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government and Professor of Global Economic Governance at Oxford University. And in Chicago, Raghuram Rajan. Until recently, he was Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He is Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth University.
Producer: Audrey Tinline
(Picture: Protesters hold a smoking device in Nantes, France on January 5th 2019. Credit: by Estelle Ruiz/NurPhoto via Getty Images)