Session III – Global Economic Outlook and Markets

VIDEO March 14, 2018

Speaker / Author

Constance Hunter

Chief Economist, KPMG, LLP

Constance Hunter is the Chief Economist of KPMG, LLP. She is an economic thought leader focusing on how economic factors impact asset prices and business performance worldwide. In her role at KPMG Constance works closely with the firm’s leadership and clients to identify inflection points, risks and opportunities that arise in the constantly evolving economic landscape. Known for correctly calling economic indicators that presage market turning points such as the Russian currency devaluation in 1998, the Dotcom bubble in 2001, the real estate and credit crisis in 2007-08, the recovery of the housing market and concurrent low bond yields in ... Read More

Rajeev Dhawan, Ph.D.

Carl R. Zwerner Chair of Economic Forecasting and Director, Economic Forecasting Center, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University

Professor Rajeev Dhawan wears a dual hat as holder of the Zwerner Chair of Economic Forecasting and as Director of the Economic Forecasting Center at  the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. As director of one of the country’s premiere forecasting centers, Dhawan develops forecasts for the U.S., Southeast regional and local metro Atlanta economies. These forecasts are regularly published and presented to business executives and the media at the Center’s popular, well-respected quarterly forecasting conferences. Dhawan has received several awards for his forecasting accuracy, including three consecutive Pulsenomics Crystal Ball awards for most accurate ... Read More

José Siaba Serrate

Economist at the University of Buenos Aires and the UCEMA

José Siaba Serrate is an economist at the University of Buenos Aires and the UCEMA. He won the 2017 Konex Prize on Economic Analysis. Mr.  Serrate is a member of the Argentine Academy of Capital Markets, the Argentine Council of Foreign Relations (CARI), and the International Policy Institute of the Argentine Academy of Political and Moral Sciences. In addition to teaching at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of CEMA, Mr. Serrate teaches at the Argentine Institute of Capital Markets (IAMC). He previously taught at the National Foreign Service Institute (ISEN), the University of Belgrano, and Torcuato di ... Read More

Lisa McIntire Shaw

Founding Partner of Cygnus Asset Management, LLC

Lisa McIntire Shaw is a founding partner of Cygnus Asset Management, LLC based in Charlotte, NC. She has more than 20 years of experience in the financial arena. Her areas of special interest include international markets; charitable trusts; strategic wealth preservation; and domestic, corporate, government and municipal bonds. Lisa earned her Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation from the College of Financial Planning and her credentials as a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a bachelor's degree in international studies from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. A native ... Read More