Growing Pains: the Pros and Cons of Economic Dynamism

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Despite the global downturn dynamic economies in the developing world are experiencing an unprecedented increase in wealth, 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 Pursuing Prosperity (forthcoming) and Cowardly Capitalism and Professor Sanjaya Baru, visiting professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore; author of The Strategic Consequences of Indias Economic Performance.

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