Join the global thinkers, Victor K Fung, Mari Pangestu and Michael Spence, in a live debate about the long-term impact of the pandemic and the new opportunities for reshaping the global economy and the international order.
How do we account for China’s recurring political unification and Europe’s persistent political fragmentation? Join us for the next Quantitative History Webinar with Mark Koyama of George Mason University to find out more.
Eminent guest speakers include Hong Xu (Institute of Archaeology, CASS), Shuji Cao (Shanghai Jiao Tong), Mark Koyama (George Mason), Stephen Broadberry (Oxford), and Ron Harris (Tel-Aviv). More speakers to be announced.
Latin America, particularly Brazil, has become a focus of attention as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. The economic and social devastation caused by the public-health crisis will have a long-lasting impact on what is one of the world’s most unequal regions.
The international order created under the auspices of “American hegemony” appears to be unraveling during the erratic and nationalistic leadership of Donald Trump, and the growing geopolitical and geoeconomic competition between the US and China.
This AsiaGlobal Paper by Mark Beeson analyses these developments by putting them in historical context, considering what was distinctive about the “rise of the West”, and explaining why the relative decline of American influence may prove so consequential.
The world’s biggest coronavirus lockdown in India may save lives — but it has put the livelihood of millions of impoverished citizens and migrant workers, and India’s economy at stake. Who will pay the ultimate price? What are the lockdown’s implications on the nation’s foreign policy? What can NGOs do to support the underprivileged, while grappling with financial problems of their own?
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Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence and Chen Long see a disturbing "pandemic economy" pattern emerging in Africa, South Africa, Latin America, and some US states.
To facilitate a structured way to navigate through the dynamic trade-off between epidemic control and economic activity, Luohan Academy proposes a five-phase pandemic economy framework. Nobel Laureate Michael Spence who co-chairs AGI’s Advisory Board and serves on the Academic Committee at Luohan Academy, said these tracking data emphatically confirm the need for the international community to come together to provide support to lower-income countries in both dimensions of the battle: containing the virus and restoring the economy. In the pandemic economy, both axes are critical to recovery.
India and China have agreed to cool down the situation at the line of actual control as soon as possible. Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, was joined by fellow panellists at CNBC TV18 in the discussion on the impact of the recent border clash.
Asia Global Institute Director Zhiwu Chen shares his expert opinion in a documentary on the impact of Covid-19 on industries worldwide.
2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow Huesin Reka joined the T20 conference which was held as part of G20 engagement under Saudi Arabia presidency. The speakers of this conference included Saudi Arabia Minister of Energy HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman Al Saud, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and Saudi Arabia Minister of Health Dr Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al Rabiah.
Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, discusses China's plan to train 14 million migrant workers in vocational programs over the next two years, which call for rural areas that have seen a large number of unemployed migrant workers returning home.