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The Connections World: the future of Asian capitalism

Hosted by the Department of Management

Online and in-person public event (Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building)

Speakers

Simon Commander

Simon Commander

Emeritus Professor Saul Estrin

Emeritus Professor Saul Estrin

Chair

Baroness Shafik

Baroness Shafik

Modern Asia is built upon a web of close relationships running between and within business and politics: the connections world. Although the connections world has not yet seriously impeded Asia’s economic renaissance, it comes with significant costs and fallibilities. 

In their new book, which they will talk about at this event, Saul Estrin and Simon Commander argue that if Asia’s claim to the 21st century is not to be derailed, major changes must be made to policy and behaviour to promote more sustainable economic and political systems.

Join the speakers and Minouche Shafik, Director of LSE, for an evening exploring what the future could hold for Asian capitalism.

Meet our speakers and chair

Simon Commander (@SimonJCommander) is Managing Partner of Altura Partners providing policy advice to governments and companies in emerging economies. He is also Visiting Professor of Economics at IE Business School in Madrid. From 1998 to 2011 he worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London and from 1988-1998 at the World Bank in Washington DC.

Saul Estrin (@saul_estrin) is an Emeritus Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy and the founding Head of the Department of Management at LSE. He was formerly Adecco Professor of Business and Society at London Business School. At LSE he is affiliated with the Centre for Economic Performance and was the Research Director of the Entrepreneurship Institute. He is former President of the European Association for Comparative Economic Systems.

Minouche Shafik is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this, she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. She is an alumna of LSE. Her new book, What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract, is out now. She is co-chair of the Economy 2030 Inquiry commission.

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You can order the book The Connections World: The Future of Asian Capitalism (UK delivery only) from our official LSE Events independent book shop, Pages of Hackney.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEConnections

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