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Wealth and Politics in Asia: HYI Annual Roundtable
March 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yuen Yuen Ang, Alfred Chandler Chair of Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University
Yasheng Huang, Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
Devesh Kapur, Starr Foundation Professor of South Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Pasuk Phongpaichit, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy, Chulalongkorn University
Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute Malaysia
Elizabeth J. Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute
How does the recent rise of a super-rich stratum across much of Asia affect the politics of different countries? Are the ultra-affluent more likely to wield influence in democracies or in authoritarian regimes? Through what means and to what ends? An inter-disciplinary panel of experts on China, India and Southeast Asia will share observations and insights on this timely issue.