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Richard Vague

Richard Vague is currently managing partner of Gabriel Investments and the chairman of The Governor’s Woods Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organization. Previously, he was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Energy Plus, and also co-founder and CEO of two consumer banks, First USA and Juniper Financial.

Vague currently serves on the Penn Medicine Board and the corporate board of Heartland Payment Systems along with various other corporate, civic and charitable organization boards. He is also the author of The Next Economic Disaster, a book with a new approach for predicting and preventing financial crises, editor of the blog and email newsletter service Delanceyplace.com and of the website Debt-economics.org.

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Rapid Money Supply Growth Does Not Cause Inflation

Article | Dec 2, 2016

Neither do rapid growth in government debt, declining interest rates, or rapid increases in a central bank’s balance sheet

The Private Debt Crisis

Article | Sep 21, 2016

China is drowning in it. The whole world has too much of it. History suggests: This won’t end well.

The Coming China Crisis

Article | Mar 18, 2015

Rapid private-debt growth threw Japan into crisis in 1991 and did the same to the United States and Europe in 2008. China may be next.

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American Big Tech vs. China Big Tech:  Common Challenges or Conflicting Concerns?

Event Discussion | Sep 26, 2017

The World Economic Roundtable seeks to help the business, investment, and policy communities understand ongoing changes in the world economy and to promote a discussion of ideas that can advance the goal of a widely shared global prosperity.