About the G20:
G-20 major economies - (Wikipedia): "The Group of Twenty (also known as the G-20 or G20) is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies. The members include 19 individual countries—Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States—along with the European Union (EU). The EU is represented by the European Commission and by the European Central Bank. The G-20 was founded in 1999 with the aim of studying, reviewing, and promoting high-level discussion of policy issues pertaining to the promotion of international financial stability."
Interview With Mohamed El-Erian - Masters in Business (Audio) by Bloomberg View (45 minutes, published Feb 13, 2016): Mohammed El-Erian of Allianz (also former CEO and co-chief investment officer of Pimco, owned by Allianz), interviewed by Barry Ritholtz on Bloomberg View's Masters in Business series.
Background of El-Erian:
- 15 years at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., where he served as deputy director. Chairman of the president’s Global Development Council;
- Foreign Policy named him to their Top 100 Global Thinkers list, and called him one of the 500 most powerful people on the planet.
- His book, When Markets Collide: Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, and winner of the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award in 2008.
- His new book: The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse. El-Erian also publishes regular commentary on Bloomberg View and the FT.
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