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World Economic Forum: East Asia 2014 | Rethinking Economic Growth

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Can growth, as the prime objective of the economic system, be made more inclusive and sustainable?

Dimensions to be addressed:

– Understanding economic limitations to define new growth models
– Shifting policies and values to transition towards new growth models
– Measuring growth beyond GDP to better reflect economic health


• Fu Jun, Executive Dean and Professor, School of Government, Peking University, People’s Republic of China; Global Agenda Council on New Growth Models
• Nandu Nandkishore, Executive Vice-President, Asia, Oceania, Africa and Middle East, Nestlé, Switzerland
• Yasutoshi Nishimura, Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office of Japan
• Jeremy Sheldon, Managing Director, Markets, Asia-Pacific, Jones Lang LaSalle, Hong Kong SAR
• Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC
• Shinta Widjaja Kamdani, Chief Executive Officer, Sintesa Group (PT Widjajatunggal Sejahtera), Indonesia; Global Agenda Council on South-East Asia

Moderated by:

• Wayne Arnold, Asia Economics Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal, Hong Kong SAR