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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

 
India

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

 
Thailand
 

New Gandhi statue unveiled in London's Parliament Square
Unveiling of new statue marks 100th anniversary of Gandhi’s return to India to start the struggle for independence from British rule (The Guardian 14 March 2015)

I want to know Flipkart’s business model: Jhunjhunwala
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Ramesh Damani and N Jayakumar discuss the "irrational" valuations of e-commerce space on the sidelines of Economic Forum for India at LSE 2015.

Britain's involvement in AIIB reflects its pragmatism in bonds with Asia
'Danny Quah, said that Britain has already re-adjusted its trading, economic and financial ties with Asia, as the world has entered into a new normal with strong characteristics of the rise of the east.' (China.org.cn 14 March 2015)

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The Future of Social Science after the General Election
16th March 2015 Panel: Professor Craig Calhoun, Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Professor James Wilsdon, David Walker, Professor Andy Ross and Ceridwen Roberts. Organised by Campaign for Social Science

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