Globalisation: Why it’s an opportunity for developing countries

5:30–7:30 pm
Center in Delhi


This lecture was hosted by the Centre for Civil Society and took place at the UChicago Center in Delhi. Johan Norberg, best known as the author of In Defense of Global Capitalism, examined opportunities available for developing countries in globalisation. Gurucharan Das, author and commentator, chaired the lecture.

Johan Norberg has published numerous books including In Defense of Global Capitalism, which earned Atlas Networks celebrated Fisher Award in 2002,has been translated into a dozen languages, and inspired the British Channel 4 documentary "Globalisation is Good". Norberg will also host a national public television special, produced by the Free to Choose Network, about the effects of economic freedom in South Korea, Chile, Zambia, and Slovakia. Norberg is a senior fellow at the European Centre for International Political Economy and at the Cato Institute.

A summary of the lecture can be found here and you can listen to an audio podcast of the discussion here.