Public Lecture – Policy challenges for growth in Africa and South Asia

A Growth Week 2012 public lecture with Dr Asim Khwaja (Harvard), Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh (Minister of Finance, Pakistan), Dr Louis Kasekende (Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda), Dr Ijaz Nabi (IGC Pakistan), and Dr Omotunde E.G. Johnson (IGC Sierra Leone).

The developed world has recently fallen behind in the numbers game, as African and Asian countries have experienced enviable growth.

This debate focuses on the challenges that the two continents now face in maintaining this positive trend and the policies that are necessary to ensure that growth is sustainable.