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Economics in a President Trump World

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

TAU Economics Prof. Leo Leiderman and London-native, financier and AFTAU Treasurer Michael Shaoul discuss what the election of Donald Trump means to finance and economics around the world. Moderated by Timothy A. Schlindwein of the AFTAU Board of Directors.

Leonardo Leiderman is the incumbent of the Jack and Lisa Yael Chair for Comparative Economics at the Tel Aviv University Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Chief Economic Advisor of Bank Hapoalim. He joined TAU in 1979, after completing his PhD at the University of Chicago under the supervision of Nobel Laureate Prof. Robert E. Lucas, Jr. Prof. Leiderman, who was born in Argentina, has been a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago, Boston University, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.

Michael Shaoul is Chairman, Partner and Co-Founder of Marketfield Asset Management, where he helps formulate top-down insights that inform the firm's investment decisions and authors a daily commentary that communicates these ideas with clients. He appears frequently in the financial media. In 1996, Mr. Shaoul joined Oscar Gruss and Son Inc.; and served as its CEO from 2001 to 2014. Mr. Shaoul is Treasurer of American Friends of Tel Aviv University. He has a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the University of Manchester, UK.

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