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A Multi-Pronged Strategy to Address the Housing Deficit in Urbanising India|
Ajay Maken (Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister of India) will talk about India’s strategy to address the housing deficit with increasing urbanisation in India.
Co-hosted with LSE Cities|
Chinese Tsunami or Urban Revolt? Malaysia After the 13th General Elections|
Professor James Chin (Monash University, Malaysia Campus) looked at the results of the recent elections in Malaysia in detail and discussed the future of ethnic politics in Malaysia. He concentrated on the electoral system and the role of ethnic political parties.
India: Macroeconomic Challenges, Some Reserve Bank Perspectives|
Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, reflected on the macroeconomic challenges posed by the global financial crisis from the Reserve Bank perspective and illustrated the dilemmas encountered in making policy choices.
Video and audio available|
China Development Forum 2013 – China in Transition|
In the last decade China has experienced the fastest growth in GDP per capita of any major economy in history. However, China experts question the sustainability of this economic growth. This event focussed on China’s development in the context of important changes in the Chinese political landscape.
Co-organised with LSESU China Development Society|
Deleveraging and Growth: Is the developed world following Japan's long and winding road?|
Masaaki Shirakawa (Governor, Bank of Japan) reflected on the experience of Japan leading to and following the bursting of the Japanese bubble and discussed the similarities and differences between Japan in the 1990s and the current state of developed economies.
Video, audio and transcript available|
|An ongoing series of research and events focused on China
A centre to foster research and knowledge exchange related to India
|Facilitates social science research on Korea and the understanding of Korea in the context of Asia and the wider world
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Despite violence, Pakistan vote shows democracy at work"The army will still remain one of the most powerful forces in Pakistan, so I think there are limits in how far the government can go against the wishes of the army." Professor Athar Hussain quoted in an article on the recent Pakistan elections (USATODAY.com 12 May 2013)
The new world's New Development BankArticle by Nicholas Stern, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Amar Bhattacharya, and Mattia Romani about the intention of the leaders of the BRICS countries to establish a New Development Bank (Prague Post 8 May 2013)
Taiwan FellowshipEstablished by the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Fellowship enables scholars to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan.
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A Multi-Pronged Strategy to Address the Housing Deficit in Urbanising IndiaWednesday 22nd May 2013 Speaker: Ajay Maken. Chair: Philipp Rode
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