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Speaker(s): Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Professor Lord Stern
Chair: Professor Francesco Caselli

Recorded on 25 September 2014 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

India has achieved remarkable progress over the last two decades, a process in which state institutions and reform has had a crucial role. Dr Ahluwalia will reflect on the Indian growth experience to distil his key lessons for growth and development.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia is the former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of the Republic of India. Nicholas Stern is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, chair of the Grantham Research Institute and chair of the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy.

Francesco Caselli is Norman Sosnow Professor of Economics at LSE.

The International Growth Centre (@The_IGC ) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. Based at LSE and in partnership with Oxford University, the IGC is initiated and funded by DFID.

This public lecture is part of Growth Week 2014 which takes place at LSE from 23-25 September organised by the International Growth Centre. There are two other public events taking place during Growth Week, one on the evening of 23 September (Financing Africa's future: infrastructure, investment and opportunity), the other on the evening of 24 September (Ten Facts about Energy and Growth).

Credits: Tom Sturdy (Audio Post-Production), LSE AV Services (Audio Recording).

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