Jeremy Ghez's Webinar

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Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at HEC
 Jeremy Ghez

SUSTech-HEC Paris Institute for Global Management and Entrepreneurship


Since the outbreak of COVID-19, China has implemented the strictest measures to battle the epidemic, and managed to get the domestic situation under control in March. However, since March, the situation worldwide became more complex and devastating, medical systems overwhelmed, international traffic interrupted, economies stagnant, and social-political issues compounded. The world is facing severe challenges.

Should people from different continents stand together or should we blame globalization for allowing epidemic traveling faster than ever before? What is the impact of this unexpected disease on world economy and politics? How to rebuild the trust? Are there any lessons learned?

Jeremy Ghez, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at HEC Paris, is invited to share with us his thoughts and findings on April 27 at 19h Beijing time in a Webinar with all interested participants. Professor Ghez will talk about: 

  • Is the novel coronavirus the latest illustration of the risk of economic decoupling?

  • How the novel coronavirus affected the business environment? 

  • What is the perception of China’s role in the global economy in the West? How to build the trust? 

  • Identify some of the lessons learned and what the outbreak means for the global environment going forward.




19:00, Monday, April 27 ‎(UTC+8)‎


Webinar Agenda:


Brief introduction of the SUSTech-HEC Joint Institute by Dr. LI Xu, Co-Director of the Joint Institute


Introduction of the Webinar and Jeremy Ghez by Elodie XU, Representative of HEC Paris in China


Guest Talk


Q&A Session



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Language : English with Chinese consecutive translation



Jeremy Ghez

Dr. Jeremy Ghez is associate professor of Economics and International Affairs at HEC Paris. He is the scientific director of the school’s master program in Sustainability and Social Innovation as well as the academic director of the HEC Paris Center for Geopolitics. His research and teaching focuses on populism, the global business environment, strategic foresight, tech giants, as well as on US and European politics. Previously, he was an assistant policy analyst and a research fellow at the RAND Corporation and at RAND Europe. 


In 2016, he received an award for his case study on “The Economics of Amazon.” In 2019, he was named one of the world’s 40 best under-40 MBA professors by Poets and Quants. He has appeared on Bloomberg and France 24, as well as on various French media.


Find out more about Jeremy Ghez:

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