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Chandran Nair - The Future of Asia
Mr. Chandran Nair is the Founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), and the author of best-selling book "Consumptionomics". He talks about the 21st Century will be different due to four major aspects: population, climate change, "crisis of capitalism" and technology overreach. Economists in Asia should rethink what it means by prosperity.
Jan 10, 2013 - Comments (0)


Video: TEDxMongKok - The Chaos Of Consumption-Led Economic Models
Chandran Nair: Asia must reject western consumption-led economic model. How Asians are meant to consume more and at the same time reduce emissions? It is not possible.
May 24, 2012 - Comments (0)


Chandran Nair speaking at Auckland Writters & Readers Festival
Chandran Nair will be a guest of the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival, May 9-13. His two sessions are: Business Breakfast, 7.30-9am, Friday May 11 at the Langham; and the Michael King Memorial Lecture, 1pm, Saturday May 12, at the Aotea Centre.
Apr 30, 2012 - Comments (0)


Chandran Nair invited to speak at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland 25-29 January
Jan 25, 2012 - Comments (0)


Chandran Nair speaking at Make a Difference (MaD) 2012
Chandran Nair will be keynote speaker at MaD 2012 on January 6 in Hong Kong. Stay tuned!
Nov 24, 2011 - Comments (0)


Video: Chandran Nair at Asia Society New York
In conversation with David Zweig at Asia Society New York, Chandran Nair argues that the Western model of consumption-driven economic growth cannot be replicated in Asia.
Nov 22, 2011 - Comments (0)


Chandran Nair invited to speak at APEC CEO Summit 2011
At the APEC CEO Summit 2011 Chandran Nair shared with the audience a new way of looking at economic development.
Nov 13, 2011 - Comments (0)


Video: Chandran Nair at Women's Forum for the Economy and Society
Panel discussion at Global Meeting 2011 - Political Economy: What if we were new ways to address poverty
Oct 31, 2011 - Comments (0)


Video: Chandran Nair - 'Consume More... and Reduce Emissions, Too!'
Chandran Nair at Asia Society Mumbai: the Western model of consumption-led economic growth cannot be replicated in Asia.
Oct 25, 2011 - Comments (0)


Asia must not follow West example
"The mobile phone has become ubiquitous and underpriced, and can be free nowadays, while the toilet has become a luxury item," as Chandran Nair points out at the Asean 100.
Oct 08, 2011 - Comments (0)