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O'Neill speaks at the CBI conference, 2011.

Jim O’Neill is the former Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He invented the “Bric” acronym to describe the developing economies—Brazil, Russia, India, China—that emerged as drivers of global growth in the aftermath of the Credit Crunch. He is currently presenting a series of BBC programmes about the countries he thinks will next come to prominence in the global economy and his…

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