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Growth, Policy and Institutions: lessons from the Indian experience

International Growth Centre public lecture

India has achieved remarkable progress over the last two decades, a process in which state institutions and reform has had a crucial role. Dr Ahluwalia will reflect on the Indian growth experience to distil his key lessons for growth and development.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia is the former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of the Republic of India.

Tim Besley is a member of the International Growth Centre (IGC) steering group and School Professor of Economics and Political Science, LSE.

This public lecture is part of Growth Week 2014 which takes place at LSE from 23-25 September organised by the International Growth Centre. There are two other public events taking place during Growth Week, one on the evening of 23 September (Financing Africa's future: infrastructure, investment and opportunity), the other on the evening of 24 September (Ten Facts about Energy and Growth).

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Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia | talks
Professor Tim Besley | talks


Date and Time:

25 September 2014 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Sheikh Zayed Theatre (New Academic Building, LSE)
54 Lincoln's Inn Fields

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Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
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