The Center for Emerging MarketsIndia Lecture Series continued with a talk by Dr. Arvind Subramanian, who was Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India from 2014-2018. In this lecture, Dr. Subramanian took stock of where the Indian economy stands post-Covid and assessed whether the recent inward turn can help realize India’s long-term potential. Explore a recent policy paper by Dr. Subramanian discussing the inward turn

About Dr. Arvind Subramanian

Dr. Arvind Subramanian

Dr. Subramanian researches and writes on the Indian economy, as well as on economic development and the international systems of trade, aid, and finance. He is presently professor of economics at Ashoka University and founding director of the Ashoka Center for Economic Policy (ACEP). He is also a non-resident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE). Previously, he was a visiting lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School. Foreign Policy magazine named Professor Subramanian one of the world’s top 100 global thinkers in 2011. He is currently in the top 1 percent of the world’s most cited academic economists.

About the India Lecture Series

Launched in 2017, the Center for Emerging MarketsIndia Lecture Series is free and open to the public thanks to a generous gift by an anonymous donor. The inaugural event examined the role of Indians in America, with subsequent lectures exploring economic and democratic issues in the world’s second-most populous country.

Center for Emerging Markets Events

Sep 29

A China Insights Series Event. George Yip will explain what China is doing in five key stages of the customer journey in retailing and what Western companies can learn, and what they cannot. This talk is based on a new article coming out in Harvard Business Review in the September/October 2021 issue.

Oct 1

Professor Louise E. Walker will present her research on the political and economic programs, and discuss the history of Mexico’s emerging middle classes. This seminar is based on the book she co-authored “Latin America’s Middle Class”.

Oct 7

The Center for Emerging Markets’ India Lecture Series continued with a talk by Dr. Soumya Swaminathan about COVID-19 and preparing for the next pandemic.

Nov 18

Professor Jonathan Greenacre will reason about the bridge institutions in Africa and how they provide micro-solar energy, clean drinking water, and other services to remote communities in Africa.

Dec 1

A China Insights Series Event. George Yip will explain what foreign multinational companies need to do to transform their R&D strategies to keep pace with newly innovative Chinese companies.