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London School of Economics

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Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

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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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Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Growth, Policy and Institutions: Lessons from the Indian experience|

India has achieved remarkable progress over the last two decades, a process in which state institutions and reform has had a crucial role. Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of the Republic of India, reflected on the Indian growth experience to distil his key lessons for growth and development in this IGC Growth Week 2014| public lecture.

 
Nalanda

The Bihar Story: Resurrection of the State, Inclusion and Growth|

Previously known for lawlessness, poverty, and absence of governance, the Indian state of Bihar has demonstrated a remarkable turnaround and is consistently amongst the fastest growing states in India. Jitan Ram Manjhi, Chief Minister of Bihar, discussed the process that led to this transformation and what it means for the people of Bihar in this IGC Growth Week 2014| public lecture.

 
The Warrior State: Pakistan in the contemporary world

The Warrior State: Pakistan in the contemporary world|

In this lecture Professor T.V. Paul offered a comprehensive treatment of Pakistan’s insecurity predicament drawing from the literatures in history, sociology, religious studies, and international relations.

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|

 
Zhu Min

The Future of Asian Financial Markets in a Changing World|

Zhu Min's talk at LSE focussed on the future of the Asian financial market in a changing world.

Podcast available|

 
China2

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

 
indonesia
 
Japan1
 
southKorea

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

 
Pakistan4
 
Taiwan4

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

 
Thailand
 

Lord Stern wins prize for contribution to British energy economics
Professor Lord Stern has received a prize from the British Institute of Energy Economics for the greatest contribution to British energy economics over the last ten years.

Manjhi wins with lesson in humility
Jitan Ram Manjhi appealed for help for his state when giving a key note address at LSE. He portrayed the grim reality of governing a state that had for long been ungovernable, but over the last decade has demonstrated a remarkable turnaround (The Telegraph India 23 September 2014)

Manjhi showcases Bihar at LSE growth meet
Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi showcased Bihar at an LSE lecture saying Bihar has seen a dramatic turnaround during the last seven to eight years. Ruth Kattamuri said Bihar should find innovative solutions to challenges in the housing sector by allowing high-rise buildings (Times of India 24 September 2014)

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China Goes West: Everything you need to know about Chinese companies going global
6th October 2014 Speaker: Mr Joel Backaler. Chair: Professor Athar Hussain

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