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Jim O'Neill
Jim O'Neill worked for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from 1995 until 2013, serving most recently as chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and as the firm's chief economist from 2001 to 2011. Before joining Goldman Sachs, he was head of global research at Swiss Bank Corp. O'Neill is the creator of the BRIC acronym, which was derived from his thesis that Brazil, Russia, India and China would dominate growth in emerging markets. He is a member of the boards of the Brussels-based policy-research centers Itinera Institute and Bruegel. He earned a degree in economics from Sheffield University in 1978 and a doctorate from the University of Surrey in 1982. He lives in London.
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China's Big Year Ahead

While many experts remain pessimistic about China's economy, there are three good reasons to be bullish. Read more

Financial Football: An Economic Guide to Brazil's World Cup

With the World Cup upon us, Bloomberg View has asked some special guests from competing nations to write about their teams, their chances of success in Brazil, and how their squad tells us something about their national economies. I will comment on each piece, pointing out where I agree or disagree with the guests. We've selected diverse contributors, one from each of the eight first-round groups. They are well-known experts about their countries, though from different fields. Excerpts are below Read more

Nobody Should Care About U.S. Jobs Numbers

U.S. payrolls: Not long ago, a lot revolved around predicting that number, waiting for that number, analyzing that number and (one way or another) betting on that number. But times change. Read more