India and China are emerging as major players in the global political economy of this century, having enjoyed record growth rates for the past five years. Yet each faces major social and economic challenges. Both countries are dealing with growing social unrest, widespread poverty, and rising energy needs in a world market shaped by dwindling oil supplies. Kemal Dervis, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, addresses these issues in his Keynote Address. This event was held by the India China Institute at The New School, now in its third year of sponsoring fellowships, public debates, and research collaborations between experts in India, China, and the United States.
Posted: March 27th, 2008
Prosperity and Inequality: Debates in India and China