Can the U.S. Outrun the European Mess?

11 April 2012

With that headline Dr. Ian C. Shepherdson, Chief U.S. Economist at the High Frequency Economics in New York, talked at a seminar at BI Norwegian Business School.

The former Chief Economist for HSBC Securities, Inc. in NY, USA, and now Chief U.S. Economist at the High Frequency Economics in New York talked at a seminar at BI Norwegian Business School Wednesday 11th of April with the headline; "The race is on: Can the U.S. outrun th European Mess?"

At HSBC his views on the U.S. economy and markets guided the company's senior decision-makers and clients around the world. Now he is providing institutional investors with independent analysis of the global markets.

After his presentation Wednesday 11th of April Mr. Shepherdson made a brief interview talking about economic trends in the US economy and the upcoming US President election.

 

About Ian Shepherdson, Chief U.S. Economist

Dr. Ian C. Shepherdson, a Briton who has been described by the London Times as one of the best economists in the City, offers a unique transatlantic perspective on the U.S. economy.

Dr. Shepherdson earned his Ph.D. in Economics and B.Sc. in Banking and Finance from Loughborough University, England. Prior to joining High Frequency Economics, he was Chief Economist, USA, for HSBC Securities, Inc. in New York, where his views on the U.S. economy and markets guided the company's senior decision-makers and clients around the world.

He also spent six years with HSBC in London, latterly as Chief U.K. Economist. High Frequency Economics was established in 1988 to provide institutional investors with independent analysis of the global markets.

Dr. Shepherdson offers a unique perspective on the economy and global financial markets. As one of the world's significant voices on the US & UK economy, he encourages organisations to grow globally in order to thrive. One of the first economists to argue, as early as the autumn of 2005, that the U.S. housing market was facing a major collapse that would trigger a recession, he is a high profile British economist who offers a unique perspective on the UK economy.

Dr. Shepherdson is a past winner of the Wall Street Journal's annual economic forecasting competition, and he is widely quoted in the U.S. and international press. He is a frequent guest on National Public Radio and other media outlets. Dr. Shepherdson earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Loughborough University, England.

Text and interview: Ole Petter Leite

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