Jean-Pierre Lehmann

Jean-Pierre Lehmann

Jean-Pierre Lehmann is emeritus professor at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland, where he was appointed to the chair of international political economy in 1997. He has worked intensively and extensively across Asia for 50 years. He is founder of the Evian Group, an international coalition of corporate, government and opinion leaders united by a common vision of enhancing global prosperity for the benefit of all. He is currently visiting professor in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Hong Kong and at NIIT University in Neemrana, Rajasthan, India.

Latest from Jean-Pierre Lehmann

14 Nov 2017 - 10:05AM
China’s rise is assured in our new world order, but not as a hegemon

Though one major global power dominated the past two centuries, in the 21st century, no single country will be calling the shots. The tussle for influence will be fiercest on the Asia-Pacific stage

Though one major global power dominated the past two centuries, in the 21st century, no single country will be calling the shots. The tussle for influence will be fiercest on the Asia-Pacific stage

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
A trade war is imminent, but not inevitable. Can mindsets change before it’s too late?

The gap between our changing markets and the unchanging ways of trade negotiations led to the collapse of WTO talks in 2003. Today, the problem persists amid a rising tide of populism and nationalism.

The gap between our changing markets and the unchanging ways of trade negotiations led to the collapse of WTO talks in 2003. Today, the problem persists amid a rising tide of populism and nationalism.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Brexit shows up the failures of globalisation, with hate advancing across the globe and humanity in retreat

Jean-Pierre Lehmann says if we look beyond the obvious European frame, Brexit is a window on to a future where ageing populations hang on to their privileges and global economic growth has failed to benefit all

Jean-Pierre Lehmann says if we look beyond the obvious European frame, Brexit is a window on to a future where ageing populations hang on to their privileges and global economic growth has failed to benefit all

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Move WTO to Hong Kong to reflect new global trade order

If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, the World Trade Organisation can be deemed to be insane.

If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, the World Trade Organisation can be deemed to be insane.

29 Sep 2016 - 3:50PM
Given its own record, the West is in no position to preach about democracy

In writing this at a time of acute tension and bearing in mind a previous article I wrote on the opium wars and the West's cheek in admonishing China to be a "responsible stakeholder", I am aware that I am entering a minefield and risk being misinterpreted.

In writing this at a time of acute tension and bearing in mind a previous article I wrote on the opium wars and the West's cheek in admonishing China to be a "responsible stakeholder", I am aware that I am entering a minefield and risk being misinterpreted.

29 Sep 2016 - 3:50PM
China's unprecedented quest for a peaceful rise

China is the first new great global power to emerge in over a century. It is receiving a great deal of unsolicited advice in the process, notably then US deputy secretary of state Robert Zoellick's 2005 admonition to Beijing that it should be a "responsible stakeholder".

China is the first new great global power to emerge in over a century. It is receiving a great deal of unsolicited advice in the process, notably then US deputy secretary of state Robert Zoellick's 2005 admonition to Beijing that it should be a "responsible stakeholder".

29 Sep 2016 - 3:50PM