China, India, Brazil and South Africa (CIBS) have an important impact on the global economy through growth and trade effects, and their roles in financial markets. Meanwhile, by forging political alliances among themselves and with others, they are increasingly active and vocal on the world stage. As a result, the ‘rise of CIBS’ is expected to have profound implications for international governance.
This conference focuses on the inter-linkages between CIBS and the global economy, including the impact of these economies on their respective regions. The main themes are growth, trade, international finance, global governance and geopolitics. Comparative studies are particularly welcome.
The conference is expected to cover the following (non-exhaustive) topics:
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