Johns Hopkins SAIS to host "A Conversation on Asia’s Economic Challenges with Frederic Neumann" of HSBC on Monday, February 13, 2017

“A Conversation on Asia’s Economic Challenges with Frederic Neumann,” will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Neumann, an alumnus of Johns Hopkins SAIS, will discuss a range of topics including: the winners and losers of ASEAN, Japan’s growth bounce, and possible reform in China.
Frederic Neumann
Managing Director and Co-Head of Asian Economic Research at The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC)
Dr. John Lipsky
Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute and Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs
Time and Date
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Monday, February 13, 2017     
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can RSVP through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Media Contacts
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
Matthew Ward
Senior Communications Manager
212.525.1931 office
908.642.3443 mobile
About the Speaker  
Frederic Neumann, PhD, is Managing Director and Co-Head of Asian Economic Research at The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC), based in Hong Kong. Before joining HSBC, Neumann was an adjunct professor at a number of U.S. universities, teaching courses on Asian sovereign risk analysis, international financial markets, international monetary policy, and Southeast Asian political culture. He also served as a consultant on Asian economic and political affairs to the World Bank, and various governments. He is a former research associate of the Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C. A former Fulbright scholar, Neumann holds a PhD in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins SAIS.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
 A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For more than 70 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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