Matthew Bishop is the US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist, and the co-author, with Michael Green, of several acclaimed books, including "Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving Can Save the World" and "The Road From Ruin". His first e-book, again written with Mr Green, is "In Gold We Trust? The Future of Money in an Age of Uncertainty", which will be published by Amazon and The Economist in March 2012.
Mr Bishop is also the author of "Essential Economics", the official Economist guide to economics. He has also written several of The Economist's special report supplements, including most recently The Great Mismatch, about the future of jobs; A Bigger World, which examines the opportunities and challenges of the rise of emerging economies and firms; The Business of Giving, which looks at the industrial revolution taking place in philanthropy; Kings of Capitalism, which anticipated and analyzed the boom in private equity; and Capitalism and its Troubles, an examination of the impact of problems such as the collapse of Enron.
A regular participant in events such as the World Economic Forum and the Clinton Global Initiative, Mr Bishop is in demand around the world as a speaker, and has a growing following on Twitter, where he tweets as @mattbish
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Liam Halligan is economics correspondent at Channel 4 News, and a business section columnist on the Sunday Telegraph.
He was previously political correspondent on the Financial Times and before that reported from Moscow for The Economist.
Halligan holds degrees in economics from the universities of Warwick and Oxford and, prior to journalism, held research
posts at the London School of Economics and the International Monetary Fund. His award-winning documentaries, How Safe Is
Your Pension? and Whose Pension Are You Paying?, were recently broadcast on Channel Four.
Edward Palmer has a Ph.D. in economics from Stockholm University. Since 1987 he has been Professor of Social Insurance
Economics, fi rst at Gothenburg University and, from 1994, at Uppsala University. He is also director of research at the Swedish
State Social Insurance Agency. He was an expert member of the Government Working Group that created the Swedish pension
reform passed by Parliament in 1994. He has advised in the pension reforms of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia
and has contributed to pension reform discussions in a number of other countries, both independently and as a consultant
for the World Bank and the OECD. He is presently an expert member of the OECD International Board of Insurance Regulators
and is a member of the Supervisory Council of the Institute for Social Insurance Development in Russia. Professor Palmer
has published a large number of books and papers within his area.
Giuseppe Pennisi is a professor of economics at the National Public Administration Institute. Pennisi worked for eighteen years at the World Bank (ten of them in a management position) and was also a director general in the Italian Ministries of Budget & Planning and Labour & Social Affairs. He has been widely published in Italy, the USA, the UK and Germany on pension issues, labour economics and public investment.
Wilfried Prewo is Chief Executive of the Hannover Chamber of Industry & Commerce. Born in 1947, he was raised in
Germany and, from 1969 to 1978, lived in the United States. He is an economist by training and holds a Ph.D. from Johns
Hopkins University. He began his career teaching at the University of Texas at Austin in 1974 and returned to Germany in 1978 to work at a research institute and then in the private sector prior to assuming his current position in 1985. The Hannover Chamber is an active pro-market voice in Germany. To this end, Wilfried Prewo writes and speaks frequently on eco nomic and social policy issues. He also has been a member of the board of the Centre for the New Europe in Brussels.
Ian Vásquez is the director of the Cato Institute’s Project on Global Economic Liberty. His articles have appeared in newspapers throughout the United States and Latin America. Vásquez has appeared on CNBC, NBC, C-SPAN, Telemundo, Univisión, and Canadian Television as well as National Public Radio and Voice of America discussing foreign policy and development issues. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and his master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He is the editor of Global Fortune: The Stumble and Rise of World Capitalism (2000) and co-editor of Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank, the IMF and the Developing World (1994). Vásquez is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Mont Pèlerin Society. Prior to joining the Cato Institute in 1992, he worked on inter-American issues at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Caribbean/Latin American Action.
L. Jacobo Rodríguez
L. Jacobo Rodríguez is a former fi nancial services analyst at the Cato Institute. His research interests include banking
regulation and deposit insurance reform, monetary policy, and public pension privatisation. From January 1996 until August
2001, Rodríguez was the assistant director of Cato’s Project on Global Economic Liberty. He has testifi ed on pension reform
before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, and the
Special Committee on Aging of the US Senate. His articles have appeared in newspapers in the United States, Latin America,
Europe, and Japan, in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal Europe, Investor’s Business Daily, Foreign Policy, and the Journal of Commerce. While at Cato, Rodríguez was the book review editor of the Cato Journal. He holds degrees in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and from Johns Hopkins University.
Kamil Kajetanowicz is a fellow of the Adam Smith Research Centre in Poland and was responsible for developing the
project to institute reform of the Polish tax system. Educated at the Warsaw School of Economics and the Norwegian School of Business Administration, Kamil holds an MSc in quantitative methods and in fi nance. Previously at McKinsey Consultants and Zurich Financial Services, Kamil is currently a consultant at Tefen Operations Management Consulting, specialising in strategy and operations of fi nancial institutions.