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Stephen King

Senior Economic Adviser at HSBC and ex-Group Chief Economist


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Stephen King is a successful economist and author.

Stephen’s latest book, When the Money Runs Out (Yale) was selected as a “book of the year” by the Financial Times, the Economist and the Times. It has been translated into Arabic, Complex Chinese, Croat, Czech, Italian, Mandarin and Russian. His first book, Losing Control (Yale) was published in 2010.

Stephen is currently working on a third book.

In 2014, Stephen became a member of the Financial Times “Exchange” which, in the FT’s words, offers “agenda-setting commentary from leading policymakers, academics and writers around the world”. He also writes regularly for the Times.

Stephen is a frequent public speaker and has presented at conferences all over the world.

As part of a portfolio of interests and following 17 years as HSBC’s Chief Global Economist, Stephen was appointed HSBC’s Senior Economic Adviser in 2015.

Stephen’s career began at H.M.Treasury, where he was an economic adviser within the civil service.

Stephen studied at New College, Oxford.

The Brexit effect - click here

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Redistribution of wealth and power across the globe

The Global Ecomony


Central bank policy challenges

Currency wars

The political economy of lower long-term growth (consistent with my last book)

The UK's terrible balance of payments position

Depending on the result of the 2015 general election, the threat of the UK leaving the EU

The rise of China and what it means for the West

Losing Control: The Emerging Threats to Western Prosperity

When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence



UK :£7k to £15k

Europe :£7k to £15k

US :£15k to £30k

Asia/Middle East :£15k to £30k

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