The Rise of India: What It Means for the United States

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Twenty years after India embarked on economic reforms, the world's second most populous country is transforming itself from a bit player to a major power in world affairs. Will India fulfill its economic potential and become an engine of world growth, or will its often-chaotic politics thwart its ambitions? Will it be a reliable, democratic partner for the United States in Asia and beyond or an unpredictable wildcard in the international system? Does its young and growing population promise a demographic dividend or portend a potential disaster? Speakers will discuss what the rise of India means for the United States in terms of geopolitics, business, and development.
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Nicholas
Eberstadt
  • Nicholas Eberstadt, a political economist and a demographer by training, is also a senior adviser to the National Bureau of Asian Research, a member of the visiting committee at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a member of the Global Leadership Council at the World Economic Forum. He researches and writes extensively on economic development, foreign aid, global health, demographics, and poverty. He is the author of numerous monographs and articles on North and South Korea, East Asia, and countries of the former Soviet Union. His books range from The End of North Korea (AEI Press, 1999) to The Poverty of the Poverty Rate (AEI Press, 2008).

     

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Sadanand
Dhume
  • Sadanand Dhume writes about South Asian political economy, foreign policy, business, and society, with a focus on India and Pakistan. He is also a South Asia columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He has worked as a foreign correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review in India and Indonesia and was a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society in Washington, D.C. His political travelogue about the rise of radical Islam in Indonesia, My Friend the Fanatic: Travels with a Radical Islamist, has been published in four countries.

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