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Yasheng Huang: Does democracy stifle economic growth?

From TED MIT Sloan Prof. Yasheng Huang compares China to India, and asks how China’s authoritarian rule contributed to its astonishing economic growth — leading to a big question: Is democracy actually holding India back? Huang’s answer may surprise you. Yasheng Huang asks us to rethink our ideas about China and other large emerging economies. […]

From potential to reality: MIT Latin American Conference focuses on economic development

A great way to measure the success of an event is the educational value of its content. Based on that, our recent MIT Latin American Conference was a huge success. Not only did our speakers openly discuss sensitive topics such as the need for democracy and security, but participants were amazed by how much they […]