Lecture 1 The Global Economy : Opportunities for
and Threats to Prosperity in 2016
Afternoon Topics -- Overview of the Global Economy and Major Issues
1. Are Equity Markets around the World in a Bubble ?
2. What are the Global Demographic Trends and Why are they Important ?
3. Is Secular Stagnation the Cause of Low Growth and Low Inflation ?
4. Is Fiscal Austerity or More Stimulus the Best Policy for Governments Today ?
5. Why is Income Inequality Worsening throughout the World and is this Bad?
6. What is Globalization and How To Make It Work for Everyone ?