The Chicago Council on Global Affairs: A Game of Risk with Ian Bremmer

Monday, December 9, 2013 @ 5:30pm

Event Info

Admission

Chicago Council Members $10 Nonmembers $20

Venue

The Chicago Club

81 East Van Buren Street

Chicago, 

IL 

60605

Presenter

Emerging markets, defined by Ian Bremmer as “countries where politics matter at least as much as economics for market outcomes,” continue to be attractive for businesses seeking alternative areas for growth. However, in developing nations - many of which are in the Asia-Pacific region - uncertainty and unrest can adversely affect both economic and political goals. Disputes in the East and South China seas, commodity scarcity, and the flow of information are some of the trends contributing to greater risk in the region. How are governments and businesses responding, and what are the implications for US policy in the region? Join Ian Bremmer for a discussion on Asia, and its role in the global risk environment.

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