The Global Economy in Turbulent Times

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9781119059967: The Global Economy in Turbulent Times

A leading authority′s answer to today′s global economic challenges

In Global Economy in Turbulent Times, Harvard economist Dr. See–Yan Lin offers his timely and incisive views on today′s key economic issues. Adapted from his hugely popular column in the Malaysia Star newspaper, these articles offer fresh and entertaining perspectives on perennial economic problems. The discussion covers the world economy, with particular attention to the US, EU, Japan, and the international monetary system, as Dr. Lin explains how the economy is broken and offers multiple paths to repair. Coverage includes emerging East Asia, ASEAN (especially Malaysia), and BRICS nations, plus the author′s own views on global demography, the need for quality education, corporate governance in Malaysia, and more.

Dr. Lin′s expertise in strategic and financial issues is renown and actively sought in the academic, economic, banking, and business realms. In this book, he presents his observations and analysis of the global economy, and the most pressing issues facing the world′s financial future.

  • Consider the issues faced by the world′s leading economies
  • Examine the factors underlying inadequacy of political will to act
  • Gain insight into the middle class that′s emerging across the globe
  • Get new perspective on CSR and management from a leading authority

Opinions on the world′s economic problems are abundant, but seldom do they come from such an authoritative source. Dr. Lin draws upon decades of economic experience and the knowledge gained through three post–graduate Harvard degrees to give you a deeper understanding of the current state of the economy. Gain the insight of a multi–awarded scholar and economist with the deep discussion and expert analysis in Global Economy in Turbulent Times.

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"The depth of analysis and breath of coverage can only come from someone with a sound understanding of the issues involved, and written in a style that is easy to read and can be understood by the non–specialist. Anybody with even the slightest interest in current economic matters and regional financial affairs should own and read this book. You will be richly rewarded. You will not find another book quite like it."
Dr. Nazrin Shah, Sultan of Perak, Malaysia, and Royal Patron, International Islamic Financial Centre

"I wish the leaders of Europe and America as much as the leaders of Malaysia would read what he has to say. I think many of us are in denial, but reading the essays in this book might help us to acknowledge the truth. I read textbooks but I prefer to do my own thinking. This process is helped by reading some of the writings of See–Yan. I would recommend this book be read by people entrusted with guiding and leading their societies and nations."
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, 1981 2003

"In all of these essays, seemingly complex economic issues are explained without technical jargon in ways that any educated person can follow even if they have no background in economics. Most economists have trouble being both rigorous and clear, but Dr. Lin is a notable exception. This book can be read from cover to cover, but for many readers it will serve two roles. It is an excellent reference book. It is also a book for use as a very good university course on global economic issues."
Dwight H. Perkins, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard University, and Chairman, International Academic Advisory Council, Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia, Sunway University

"For over fifty years, through his wide global network of high–level policy analysts and his deep immersion in core domestic policy discussions, Prof. Lin has helped to brainstorm and address every major macroeconomic crisis. In each case, he has lent his powerful analytical mind and sense of culture, history, and politics to help shape public policy responses to ameliorate the situation. It is my great pleasure and honor to help disseminate Lin See–Yan′s great wisdom for the wide world."
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University, and Special Adviser to UN Secretary–General Ban Ki–moon

About the Author :

LIN SEE–YAN is a Harvard–educated economist and a British Chartered Scientist. Currently, he is Pro–Chancellor and Research Professor at Sunway University. He was advisor to all Prime Ministers and Ministers of Finance in Malaysia since its independence. Dr. Lin teaches, writes, publishes, and consults on strategic and financial issues, including writing a fortnightly column What Are We To Do in The Star, which is widely circulated in Malaysia.

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