Economic Policy at Times of Pandemic

VIDEO April 22, 2021

Speaker / Author

Michala Marcussen

Chief Economist, Société Générale

Michala Marcussen assumed the role of Societe Generale’s Group Chief Economist in September 2017 and leads a team of over 30 economists and sector engineer’s in her role as Head of Economic and Sector Research in the Risk Division. She is a member of Société Générale’s Group Management Committee and has been with the Group since 1994. She began her career with Den Danske Bank in 1986 and has worked in Copenhagen, Brussels, London and Paris. With over 30 years of experience in the financial industry, she is a frequent commentator in the economic debate and has done extensive work on ... Read More

Daniel Schiffman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Ariel University

Dr. Daniel Schiffman (B.A., New York University; M.A. and Ph.D., Columbia University) specializes in economic history and the history of economic thought. He has published on US Railroads in the Great Depression, Jewish monetary thought, and the influence of foreign economic advisors on Israel's economic policy.    His book, The Role of Economic Advisors in Israel’s Economic Policy: Crises, Reform and Stabilization (with Warren Young and Yaron ZelekhaSpringer) documents the policy impacts of Michal Kalecki, Abba Lerner, Richard Kahn, Milton Friedman, Herbert Stein and Stanley Fischer, based on extensive archival and historical research. One of the book's major contributions is that it ... Read More

William Kennedy

GIC Board Chair and CEO, RiskBridge Advisors, LLC

Bill Kennedy co-founded RiskBridge Advisors, an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) firm providing tailored investment management and unconflicted guidance and implementation to endowments & foundations, insurers, family offices, and their principals. As Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, he oversees and is responsible for RiskBridge’s strategic course and all investment decisions. Mr. Kennedy has over 30 years of industry experience. He previously served as Chief Investment Officer with Fieldpoint Private from 2012-2019, where he was responsible for investment policy, asset allocation, and investment manager selection. Mr. Kennedy also chaired the bank’s Investment Committee and served on the bank’s Board of ... Read More