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Growing pains: pros and cons of economic dynamism


3. Growing Pains

Dynamic economies in the developing world have experienced an unprecedented increase in wealth in recent years, yet millions are still left behind. This short report highlights what the experts say about growth and growing pains at the Battle of Ideas festival. Speakers include: Martin Wolf, chief economics editor of the Financial Times; Dr Ha-Joon Chang, author of Bad Samaritans; Daniel Ben-Ami, finance and economics journalist and author of Pursuing Prosperity (forthcoming) and Cowardly Capitalism; Professor Sanjaya Baru, visiting professor; Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore and author of The Strategic Consequences of India’s Economic Performance.

Related topics: Debates, Economy

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Suzie said:

Great to hear Dr Chang having throughly enjoyed his book Bad samaritans, excellent debate well worth getting this out everywhere.