Renowned Economist Dambisa Moyo detailed how China has embarked on one of the greatest commodity rushes in history and examines the effects this is having on us all. Where is China taking control of land and water? Who is giving up their title to these precious resources? What will be the financial and geopolitical effect of all this? And is large-scale resource conflict inevitable or avoidable? Dambisa examines the above in her book, Winner (China) Take All.
Dambisa Moyo discusses the increasingly heated competition for the world’s water and land, and the likely geopolitical fallout of China’s biggest commodity rush in history. Are we heading for large-scale conflict and what can governments do to avoid it? This speaking event from 2012 from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) celebrated the publication of Dambisa Moyo’s new book Winner Take All: The Race for the World’s Resources.
Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a renowned economist who analyzes the global macro-economy. She was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Moyo has an established international reputation as a thought leader on the political and macroeconomic landscape across developing countries, in particular the BRICs and the frontier economies in Africa, Asia and South America. She currently serves on the boards of Barclays Bank, SABMiller, and Barrick Gold.
Dr. Moyo completed a PhD in Economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters degree from Harvard University, and has worked at the World Bank and Goldman Sachs. She has been named by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2009 , as well as to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders group. Her work regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times, Barrons magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. Ms. Moyo is also a contributing editor to CNBC, the business and finance news network.