Innovation as a Source of Economic Growth

Peter De Keyzer

Innovation and creative destruction are very important sources of economic growth. In his talk, Peter De Keyzer of BNP Paribas Fortis focuses on the above in the context of crowd tasks, creativity and the sharing economy. Where does economic growth actually come from? “Optimism plus free markets equals progress – that’s where it all boils down.” Learn how innovation plus people can unlock economic growth.

What you will learn:

– What economic growth looks like from the past and its evolution
– Reasons why growth in the West is analogous to a sickness called stroke
– The relationship of innovation and the economy in the future

Oct 22, 2015

14:00 - 14:20

Chancellery Auditorium



Peter De Keyzer