The World in 2017

Ciclo Economía

The World in 2017

21/Mar/2017 from 19:30 a 20:45

Madrid, Camino del Cerro del Águila, 3

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Un año más, tendremos la oportunidad de contar con Daniel Franklin, editor del conocido informe que anualmente elabora The Economist "The World in..."  en el que se analizan tendencias económicas, políticas, geoestratégicas y tecnológicas a nivel mundial.

Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor, The Economist
Prof. Juan José Toribio, Economía, IESE

La sesión será en inglés y se dispondrá de traducción simultánea.


  • Daniel Franklin

    Daniel Franklin is Executive Editor of The Economist and Editor (since 2003) of The Economist's annual publication, "The World in..."; which focuses on the year ahead. His book on long-term trends, Megachange: The World in 2050, was published in 2012, and its successor, Megatech: Technology in 2050, followed in 2017. Daniel joined The Economist in 1983 to write about Soviet and East European affairs. As the newspaper's Europe Editor from 1986 to 1992 he covered the great European upheavals, from the collapse of communism to the signing of the Maastricht treaty. After a stint as Britain Editor he moved to the United States as Washington Bureau Chief, covering the first Clinton term. In 1997 he moved back to London as Editorial Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit. From 2006 to 2010 he was Editor-in-Chief of, and then for four years served as Business Affairs Editor, running the paper’s coverage of business, finance, science and technology.

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    Emeritus Professor de Economía

    Prof. Toribio received a B.Sc. in economics from the Universitat de Barcelona. He also received an ITP from the Harvard Business School, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. <BR> <BR>Professor Toribio has led a long, successful career in the public and private sectors, as well as in academia. <BR> <BR>In the public sector, professor Toribio started his career as economist for the Banco de España (Spanish Central Bank). Following this, he became a senior official, first in the Spanish Government as the general manager of financial policy in the Spanish Ministry of Finance and, later on, as executive director of the International Monetary Fund, based in Washington. <BR> <BR>In the private sector, Prof. Toribio has served as chairman for several financial and investment companies such as Caixabank Monaco and Inverban, S.V.B., as well as on a number of boards of companies such as La Caixa, Nestlé, Abertis Telecom, Invercaixa (now La Caixa Corporate Finance) or Xfera (now Yoigo). Prior to that, Prof. Toribio held the position of research director at several banks including Banco Urquijo and Banco Hispano Americano.<BR> <BR>He has also served on a number of institutions and non-profit boards, including as chairman of the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts (Instituto Español de Analistas Financieros), chairman of AIAF (Spanish Fixed Income Market), vice chairman of MEFF (Spanish Derivatives Market), chairman of CODESPA, and board member of the European Federation of Financial Analysts, the Barcelona Stock Exchange and the Círculo de Economía in Barcelona. <BR> <BR>Currently, Prof. Toribio serves on a number of boards such as Amper, the ITM Club, the Abertis Advisory Board and is invited, on a weekly basis, to participate in the CNN+ program "Economía a Fondo" (The Economy, in-depth). <BR> <BR>Prof. Toribio's research and teaching activities focus on business economics, monetary theory, international economics, the economics of the European Union and financial institutions. Prof. Toribio has published numerous academic and practitioner-oriented articles and case studies on these issues. <BR> <BR>Prof. Toribio has written numerous books, such as <i>Globalización, Desarrollo y Pobreza</i> (Globalization, Development and Poverty), 2003, Círculo de Empresarios, and <i>El Sistema Financiero Español: Su funcionamiento y reforma</i> (The Spanish Financial System: Its Functioning and Reforms), 1986, Orbis. <BR>