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Growth: Critical Perspectives from Asia
The Asian Dynamics Initiative (ADI) is pleased to announce the international conference 'Growth: Critical Perspectives from Asia' to be held at the University of Copenhagen on 13-14 June 2013. Read more
Call for applications: Social Mobility, Inequity and City in the Global South
3rd Joint Dissertation Workshop
University of Copenhagen and New York University, 21-22nd June 2013
In 2012, the annual World Economic Forum at Davos convened under the theme of ‘the great transformation’ wrought by economic liberalization in Asia, Africa and Latin America. In 2013, the UNDP Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World, similarly argues that rapid progress in the Global South is driving a historic shift in global dynamics, lifting hundreds of millions out of poverty, bringing billions into a new global middle class, In the dark shadow of the unfolding economic crisis in the Global North, this optimism focuses on ‘emerging markets’ where the gains of liberalization are said to have built new foundations for prosperity anchored in vast expanding consumer populations. Nations in Asia, Africa and Lati...