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International media and events share lessons from Deepak Nayyar’s new book

Deepak Nayyar’s newly authored book, Resurgent Asia, released on open access in October 2019, and has been described as 'brilliant' in book reviews, received considerable media coverage and has led to several events discussing the impressive transformation of Asia over the last 50 years, and the lessons that can be learned from the Asian experience.

Resurgent Asia, one of two books from UNU-WIDER’s Asian Transformations project, comes 50 years after Gunnar Myrdal first published Asian Drama, in which the Swedish economist predicted a gloomy future for Asia. In contrast to this, Asia has become a global powerhouse. In the book, media articles and events, Professor Nayyar provides an analytical narrative of Asia's remarkable economic progress, reflecting on the impressive successes but also the unequal effects of the transformation across countries and among people.

Find out more by reading the reviews, blogs and op-eds by Deepak Nayyar linked below. You can also download the open access book here.

Book reviews

PDF icon Weekend Business Stnadard 4 January 2020

Frontline – 3 January 2020

The Indian Express – 22 December 2019

Open magazine – 22 November 2019

Online media

The Japan Times – 5 January 

Financial Express – 29 December 2019

Business Standard – 28 October 2019

Open Magazine – 25 October 2019

World Economic Forum – 25 October 2019 (Reprint from The Conversation)

China Daily – 22 October 2019

The Hindu – 22 October 2019

Economic Times – 20 October 2019

Oxford University Press blog – 19 October 2019

Asia Times – 19 October 2019

The Conversation – 17 October 2019


Delhi School of Economics lecture on economic development in Asia – 14 January 2020

Asian Transformations panel discussion at India International Centre – 23 December 2019

Oxford University Press hosts a conversation on Resurgent Asia – 27 November 2019

Deepak Nayyar Resurgent Asia - Diversity in Development – 15 November 2019

Asia's remarkable transformation and rise: lessons for latecomers to, and laggards in, development – 14 November 2019

Economic development in Asia: Learning from a half-century of transformations – 13 November 2019