George Soros

Chair
Soros Fund Management LLC

George Soros is Chair of Soros Fund Management LLC and the Founder of the Open Society Institute. He was born in Budapest in 1930. He survived the Nazi occupation and fled communist Hungary in 1947 for England, where he graduated from the London School of Economics. He then settled in the United States, where he accumulated a large fortune through an international investment fund he founded and managed. Soros has been active as a philanthropist since 1979, when he began providing funds to help black students attend Cape Town University in apartheid South Africa. He has established a network of philanthropic organizations active in more than 50 countries around the world. These organizations are dedicated to promoting the values of democracy and an open society. The foundation network spends about $450 million annually. Soros is the author of eleven books, including most recently The Soros Lectures at the Central European University. His articles and essays on politics, society, and economics regularly appear in major newspapers and magazines around the world. 

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Paper given at the Conference @ King's, April 8th-11th, 2010.

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Keynote panel on "Time and Expectations in Economic Analysis" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's "Changing of the Guard?" conference in Hong Kong. Featured panelists include Sheila Dow, INET Center on Imperfect Knowledge Economics Chairman Roman Frydman, INET Grantee Roger Guesnerie, and INET Co-founder George Soros, with INET Advisory Board member Axel Leijonhufvud moderating. 

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In this interview, Co-founder George Soros speaks at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's "Changing of the Guard?" conference in Hong Kong on what he sees as the most urgent issues in the global economy.

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Discussion and Q&A at the panel entitled "The Future of Europe" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's (INET) Paradigm Lost Conference in Berlin. April 13, 2012. #inetberlin

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George Soros, Chair of Soros Fund Management at the panel entitled "The Future of Europe" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's (INET) Paradigm Lost Conference in Berlin. April 13, 2012. #inetberlin