US Election 2016: Economic Lessons for the Next Administration

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Chatham House, London


Anatole Kaletsky, Chief Economist and Co-Chairman, Gavekal Dragonomics
Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow in International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, The Man Who Knew: The Life & Times of Alan Greenspan
Professor Helen Thompson, Professor in Political Economy, University of Cambridge
Chair: Stephanie Baker, Business Correspondent, Bloomberg News


In the last of a three-part series on the US presidential election, this event will unpack the lessons for post-election economic management in the US.

The economy has played a central role in the election campaign - with both Trump and Clinton laying out policies in which they promise to not only grow the US economy but also ensure people feel better off. Yet, beyond the rhetoric, elections always have an effect on markets and in the days following the election the new administration is likely to face pressure to put their policies into practice.

This panel will analyse the challenges that the new administration could face once in office and the lessons from the past that they should be heeding.

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