Frederick Heldring Award for Global Leadership

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Virtual Event


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Frederick Heldring Award for Global Leadership

On April 29th, the GIC will welcome Dr. Charles Goodhart virtually to discuss his recently published book, The Great Demographic Reversal: Ageing Societies, Waning Inequality, and an Inflation Revival (Springer International Publishing, August 2020). Dr. Goodhart will be joined by his coauthor, Manoj Pradhan, founder the independent macroeconomic research firm, Talking Heads Macro, for a presentation and audience Q&A. Click here to purchase the book or eBook and use the coupon code: p85nMkF7YyDyjxT for 20% off*.

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Frederick Heldring Award for Global Leadership Recipient: Dr. Charles Goodhart

About the Frederick Heldring Award: The Global Interdependence Center presents the Frederick Heldring Award to individuals who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the development of international relations, trade, and global citizenship in their lifetimes. In 1976, Frederick Heldring founded the Global Interdependence Center (GIC), serving as Chair until 2000. The Global Interdependence Center encourages the expansion of global dialogue and free trade to improve cooperation and understanding with the goal of reducing international conflicts and improving worldwide living standards. For a list of previous award recipients, click here.


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Event Location

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual Event

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Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA

Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA

Author, The Great Demographic Reversal: Ageing Societies, Waning Inequality, and an Inflation Revival

Charles Goodhart was appointed to the newly established Norman Sosnow Chair of Banking and Finance at the London School of Economics (LSE) in September 1985, which he held until his retirement in 2002 when he became Emeritus Professor of Banking and Finance. He has remained at LSE at the Financial Markets Group, initially as Deputy Director, 1987-2005, and now a member in charge of the research program in financial regulation, 2005-present.

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Manoj Pradhan, Ph.D.

Manoj Pradhan, Ph.D.

Founder of Talking Heads Macro

Manoj Pradhan is the founder of Talking Heads Macro, an independent macroeconomic research firm. Manoj was previously Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and led the Global Economics team there.

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Kathleen Stephansen

Kathleen Stephansen

GIC Chair, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds

Kathleen Stephansen is GIC Chair, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds. She is the former Chief Economist of Huawei Technologies, Chief Economist of the American International Group (AIG) and AIG Asset Management’s Senior Strategist and Global Head of Sovereign Research. Prior to joining AIG in 2010, Kathleen was Chief Economist at Aladdin Capital Holdings, Credit Suisse’s Head of Global Economic Research, and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation’s co-head of Fixed Income economic research and Chief International Economist.

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