Overcoming the Middle-Income Trap and Keeping Balance Amid Global Turbulence


When: Tue, Mar 18, 2:00pm – Wed, Mar 19, 6:30pm, 2014
Where: Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Admission: Free
Info: EventRegistration

The Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and the Sunway Education Group are pleased to invite you to you the inaugural conference of the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia. Entitled "Overcoming the Middle-Income Trap and Keeping Balance Amid Global Turbulence", the conference will feature illustrious speakers and panelists from 13 countries, including:
  • HRH Raja Dr Nazrin Shah, The Regent of Perak 
  • Professor Anwar Nasution, Professor at University of Indonesia
  • Professor Helen Bartlett, Pro Vice Chancellor, Monash University Malaysia 
  • Professor James Chin, Director, Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
  • Professor Jorge Dominquez, Vice Provost, Harvard University 
  • Professor Fan Gang, Professor at Peking University 
  • Professor Fukunari Kimura, Professor at Keio University 
  • Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dr Lin See Yan, President, Harvard Club, Malaysia 
  • Professor Kiyohiko Nishimura, former Deputy Governor, Bank of Japan
  • Professor Dwight Perkins, Professor Emeritus of Political Economy, Harvard
  • Dr Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Former Minister of Finance, Thailand
  • Tan Sri Dato' Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin, Chairman, MoE Academy 
  • Professor Grame Wilkinson, Vice Chancellor, Sunway University 

Speakers after Raja Dr Nazrin Shah are listed in alphabetical order of surname. Kudos to the organizers and sponsors, conferences with a similar calibre of speakers are normally priced at MYR 1500-2000 or higher. In the graph below note the decline in machinery exports. FT]