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Daniel Lacalle

Economist, Best Selling Author, Chief Economist at Tressis Management, international advisor, Professor of Global Economy at IE Business School and IEB

The US dollar is not only the most traded currency in the world but its use has increased since 2013 from 87% to 87.6% of global transactions. But, could China really kill the US dollar supremacy?


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Fondos de inversiónInvestment funds

Daniel Lacalle (Madrid, 1967). PhD in Economics, professor of Global Economy and Finances, he is also an investment fund manager. Daniel is Member of the Advisory Board at the Rafael del Pino Foundation and the HAC Business School as well as President of the Mises Hispano Institute. He is one of the Top 20 most influential economists in the world under Richtopia’s ranking (2016).

Daniel Lacalle is a professor at IE Business School, Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (IEB) and the UNED. He has also taught at the London School of Economics, Escuela AFI, and in the Masters MEMFI at the UNED. PhD in Economics and Degree in Economics and Business Sciences, he holds the title of Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA), Masters in Economic Research (UCV) and postgraduate studies by IESE (Universidad de Navarra).

His career in portfolio and investment management started in Citadel in the United States and continued in London (at Ecofin Limited and PIMCO) working in equities, fixed income, venture capital and commodities. He has been voted for five consecutive years in the Top 3 of the best managers of Excel Survey, the ranking of Thomson Reuters, on the categories of General Strategy, Petroleum and Electrical. Before his career as manager, he worked as financial analyst at ABN Amro (today RBS), and he had different responsibilities at Repsol and Enagas, where he received the award for the best IPO (IR Awards 2002).

Daniel Lacalle is author of different bestsellers translated to English, Chinese and Portuguese.

He writes a daily column in the Spanish online newspaper El Español, and he is a frequent collaborator at The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, World Economic Forum, Mises Institute, Focus Economics, Epoch Times, The Commentator and the BBC, as well as numerous Spanish media such as La Razón, Inversión, El Mundo, Intereconomía, 13TV, Espejo Público – A3, or La Sexta.

Dr. Lacalle has given keynote speeches in Miami, New York, Boston, Washington, Houston among other cities of the United States, as well as in Colombia, Mexico, or Norway. His keynote speeches are popular for being provocative, insightful and informative. His main topics include global economics and monetary policy, trends in taxation, inequality and unemployment, as well as energy and technological substitution of fossil fuels and cryptocurrencies and financial markets.

In his next book, "Freedom Or Equality," Daniel Lacalle argues that the goal must not be equality, but prosperity. With this clear objective, he proposes to challenge inequalities by creating employment, which he considers the best social policy. In addition, based on the cases of China and India, he proposes to facilitate growth and investment in order to reduce poverty.

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