Jul 9, 2015
Dr Rebecca Harding,
CEO of Delta Economics, is an independent economist with an
extensive background in modelling economic growth, trade,
productivity, innovation and enterprise.
Rebecca is the author of nine books and has
written over 250 articles on economic issues. She has held senior
positions in leading academic, think-tank and corporate
organisations, including roles at the London Business School,
Deloitte and the Work Foundation.
Rebecca has advised the European Union and
regional governments and agencies in the UK and Germany on
innovation and enterprise policy.
Rebecca is a Board Member of the Society of
Business Economists and a Board Member and Trustee of the German
British Forum. In 2013, she was elected as a national
representative of the European Movement UK.
Rebecca holds a BA in Economics and German and
an MSc and PhD in the economics of Science and Innovation from the
University of Sussex and writes on her blog rebeccanomics.com.
- about Dr
Harding’s company DeltaEconomics.
- about the
data used by DeltaEconomics and why it has developed its database
- what is
Trade Finance and how it has experienced phenomenal growth in
companies bridge the finance gap between the time they export goods
to the time they receive payment.
- what the
challenges are with long-term growth in trade.
- if there
are inherent risks associated with the trade finance market as more
sophisticated derivative and credit markets emerge.
- about the
inherent risks that may appear in the derivatives markets for trade
- if a
market collapse could be the outcome of a non-compliant and
unregulated trade finance securities market.
- if could
an implosion in trade finance is possible with large defaults in
payments due mainly to the development of a derivatives and
sovereign risk will become prominent if trade finance risk
- if enough
data exists for trade finance to allow it to mature into a fully
functioning wholesale and derivatives market.
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