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Asia Research Centre
London School of Economics

10th Floor, Tower Two
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

Telephone +44 (0)20 7955 7388

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The key role of the Asia Research Centre is to be a central hub of the LSE to foster Asia related research and activities across the School.  More about the ARC »
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Nick Stern

Nicholas Stern receives award for innovative achievements|

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government at LSE and President of the British Academy has received the Joseph A. Schumpeter Award 2015. The award is funded by the Helmut Zilk Fund for International Relations of Vienna and is awarded by the Schumpeter Society for innovative achievements in the field of business, economics, or economic policy.

 
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Financing Local Investments within a Sustainable Development Strategy for China|

An international conference to examine the general issues and associated implications for development China was held in Guangzhou, China. It facilitated an exchange of views between leading international and Chinese academics, Chinese officials, and representatives of international agencies.

 
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India-EU Roundtable - Strengthening Relations Between Europe and India: Which partnership for the Twenty First Century?|

This event, jointly organised by the LSE European Institute|, LSE India Observatory and King’s College London India Institute|, discussed some aspects of India-EU relations involving academics and policy makers.

 
Dr Louise Walker

Kabul: The growth story you don't know|

Dr Louise Walker, Senior Advisor on Afghanistan and Pakistan for DFID, discussed how USAID's on-going commitment to Afghanistan can serve as a test case for sustainable, responsible development, enabling Afghanistan to emerge from an era of transition and enter an era of transformation.

Podcast available|

 
Professor Motoshige Itoh

Why Abenomics Matters: Abenomics and the Japanese Economy|

In this lecture Professor Motoshige Itoh explained the nature of Abenomics, discussing in particular the impact of aggressive monetary policy and the implications of its growth strategy.

Co-organised with STICERD| and Department of Economics|

Podcast available|

 
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China
|An ongoing series of research and events focused on China

 
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India Observatory|
A centre to foster research and knowledge exchange related to India

 
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Korea
|Facilitates social science research on Korea and the understanding of Korea in the context of Asia and the wider world

 
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Taiwan
|Committed to independent, rigorous, and theoretically grounded social scientific research and discussion focused on Taiwan

 
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China-Pakistan Relations
Athar Hussain comments on Chinese investment in Pakistan and the recent state visit to Pakistan by Chinese President Xi Jinping (Article in Italian - cinaforum 24 April 2015)

Podcasts: LSESU China Development Forum 2015
Podcasts of sessions from the LSESU China Development Forum 2015 are now available to download.

Farm Crisis Kills Ryots, Government Remains in Denial
An ARC working paper by former fellow Srijit Mishra is quoted in this article on agrarian distress in Odisha state, India (New Indian Express 24 April 2015)

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