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Key Challenges for Asia in the 21st Century

Friday 20 March 2015, 0900 – 1000 and 1145 – 1245 , Auditorium 1

Organiser:
Woo Wing Thye
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
wtwoo@ucdavis.edu

Part I: 0900 – 1000

Chair:
Graeme Wilkinson
Sunway University
graemew@sunway.edu.my

Paper 1: Addressing the New Agenda of Social and Health Problems in Asia: Why Economic and Policy Studies Need Anthropology and Global Health

Arthur Kleinman
Harvard University
kleinman@wjh.harvard.edu

Paper 2: East Asian international relations of the 21st century and the role of ASEAN

Young-Kwan Yoon
Seoul National University
ykyoon@snu.ac.kr

Part II: 1145 – 1245

Chair:
Woo Wing Thye
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
wtwoo@ucdavis.edu

Paper 3: Malaysia’s Past and Future Economic Development: A Comparative Perspective

Dwight Perkins
Harvard University
Dwight_Perkins@hks.harvard.edu

Paper 4: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy: Evolving Transmission Mechanisms and Heightened Uncertainty

Kiyohiko Nishimura
University of Tokyo