Breakfast Talk Series – The Financial Crisis: The Asia Factor and the China-Led Recovery

Singapore, Singapore, July 16, 2009 --( Professor Bernard Yeung, Dean of NUS Business School, spoke to an exclusive group of CEOs, leaders and senior managers on ‘The Financial Crisis: The Asia Factor and the China-Led Recovery’ on 3 July 2009 at a breakfast talk organised by the Office of Executive Education at the Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore.

Professor Yeung, who is also the Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor of Finance at NUS Business School, delivered an insightful presentation on the current financial crisis. In particular, he focused on the global recovery, which is being led by China. Professor Yeung also elaborated on the origins of the crisis, the current issues of the day, and also on the upcoming scenarios for the China-led recovery.

The talk was timely for the participants many of whom were from the banking and finance industry or whose positions required them to make strategic decisions with financial implications. During the question and answer session, Professor Yeung and the participants engaged in a lively discussion and exchange of opinion.

In addition, the session provided the participants with an opportunity to network and exchange ideas with other industry leaders and managers over breakfast.

The talk was part of a series of breakfast talks aimed at bringing relevant business knowledge to business professionals and engaging the senior business community. The series covers timely topics delivered by NUS Business School professors and raises awareness of the various corporate training programs available to CEOs, leaders and senior managers.

About Professor Bernard Yeung

Professor Bernard Yeung is the Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor at NUS Business School. Prior to joining NUS, Professor Yeung was the Abraham Krasnoff Professor in Global Business, Professor of Economics and Professor of Strategy at New York University, Stern School of Business. He was also the Director for the China House at NYU China.

His research interests cover international business, economics and business
strategies, with an emphasis on Asia. He has published extensively and has
received numerous awards over his distinguished career. Professor Yeung
holds a PhD from the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago.

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