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Last week the Center for Global Development hosted the third annual Richard H. Sabot Lecture to honor the memory of Dick Sabot, a development practitioner and scholar, and a founding member of CGD's board of directors (see our events page for photos and a trascript of the event). Lord Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and author of the Stern Review, spoke on "The Economics of a Global Deal on Climate Change."
The Economist recently published a lively review of India's Turn: Understanding the Economic Transformation, by Arvind Subramanian, a senior fellow at CGD and the Peterson Institute. The clever headline of the review, Arvind vs. Arvind, refers to the slightly different take on India's recent success of Arvind Panagariya, well-known trade theorist and proponent of what used to be called conventional economic wisdom on trade (i.e.