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The Speaker Series – Asian Economies: History, Structures and Contemporary Issues by Jamus Lim [FULLY BOOKED]

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Registration starts at 6:45 p.m.)
Thinkspace Library

Attend this engaging session with Jamus Lim as he delves into his new book, Asian Economies: History, Structures, and Contemporary Issues. Delve into the economic powerhouses of China, India, and Japan, and the Four Dragons – Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. Discover insights on the emerging "Tiger Cubs" of Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Lim will discuss whether West Asia is experiencing an "Economic Arab Spring," contemporary issues in Asian economies, Japanese deflation, various financial crises, and significant economic reforms. Don't miss this chance to understand Asia's evolving economic landscape.

Member: $10
Guest: $12

About the Speaker
Jamus Lim is an associate professor of economics at ESSEC Business School and a member of the 14th Parliament of Singapore, representing Sengkang. He previously served as Chief Economist at ThirdRock Group, Lead Economist at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, and Senior Economist at the World Bank. His research focuses on international macro-finance, political economy, and development economics, with work published in leading journals and policy reports. A seasoned communicator, his insights have appeared in the Financial Times, The Straits Times, BBC, CNA, and CNBC. Lim holds a first-class honors in economics from the University of Southern Queensland and advanced degrees from the London School of Economics, University of California, and Harvard University.


Terms and Conditions:
• A 48-hour cancellation and no-show policy applies
• A $5 fee will be charged to the Member’s membership account for no-shows and cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance

Event Date

July 17, 2024

Event Location

Thinkspace Library
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