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Understanding Future Shifts

2:00pm, Sunday 27 January 2008, Please .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you would like to attend.

Stuart Simpson, convenor of the Emerging Economies Forum, introduced ‘Understanding Future Shifts

The emerging economies will be a major theme for discussion at the January 2008 World Economic Forum in Davos. The potential economic, political and cultural impact of the emerging economies will be discussed under the heading ‘Understanding Future Shifts’. The debates that take place in and around Davos will provide the focus for the first Emerging Economies Forum.

Download a summary of the forum: Understanding Future Shifts (pdf)

READINGS

Goldman Sachs, Global Economics Paper No. 99: Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050
The Economist, A less fiery dragon?, Nov 29th 2007
IMF Survey Magazine: Emerging Markets Main Engine of Growth
Financial Times, Martin Wolf: World needs independent Fund
Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development, Joseph E. Stiglitz: Chapters 3,4 & 12