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Making Sense of Society

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Making Sense of Society

How to strike the right balance between the state and the market, and ensure the proper functioning of both, has been debated for centuries.

Michael Spence, Advisory Board Chairman of Asia Global Institute, highlights the importance of a healthy civil society for effective governance and beneficial market outcomes. He argues that civil society is a crucial response mechanism to government or market deficiencies, and its disruption can lead to dysfunction in society.

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Michael Spence

Advisory Board Chairman, Asia Global Institute

Michael Spence


Room 326-348, Main Building
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

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