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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)


The great ideological struggle of the 21st Century
I recently interviewed Chandran Nair, author of Consumptionomics: Asia's role in reshaping capitalism and saving the planet. In this interview, Chandran discusses why the battle of ideas in Asia will define our future.
Aug 23, 2012 - Comments (0)


Designing Fair Shares Prosperity in Asia
Asia’s future depends on sustainable investments, prosperity shared by all, not export-led growth
Jun 01, 2012 - Comments (0)


Consumptionomics in Top 50 breakthrough capitalism books
A crowd-sourced list of 50 books that capture the spirit of breakthrough capitalism
May 29, 2012 - 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 on CNBC: Asia Can't Be the Global Economy's Hero
Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO, Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), says Asian consumers cannot save the world and that the region must re-define the concept of capitalism in an Asian context.
May 24, 2012 - Comments (0)


Rethinking Asian capitalism: Author Chandran Nair speaks to NUS
Author Chandran Nair says Asia must avoid following the Western consumption-led growth model and come up with its own model of development, or face disaster.
May 22, 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: consumption and Asia
Consumption and Asia Founder and CEO of independent, pan-Asian think tank The Global Institute for Tomorrow, and author of Consumptionomics: Asia's Role in Reshaping Capitalism and Saving the Planet.
Apr 28, 2012 - Comments (0)


Can Asian consumers save the world?
Westerners shouldn't rely on Asian consumers to revive the international economy, a visiting author Chandran Nair tells Chris Barton.
Apr 27, 2012 - Comments (0)