Dr. Razeen Sally is an expert on global trade issues and on the rise of Asia in the world economy.
In a piece published today in the online publication East Asia Forum, Dr. Razeen writes, “South Asia is in much better shape than it was a generation ago. The sub-continent has enjoyed catch-up growth, narrowing the yawning economic gap with the West. Yet the ‘Asian century’ is overwhelmingly East Asian, not South Asian: the development gap between East and South Asia is huge and widening.” Thus, how can South Asia catch up with their eastbound neighbours? Dr. Razeen tackles this quandary with a “shopping list” of remedies, finishing with a rousing call for India “to take the lead — and to lead by example”.
You can read his article here.