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The Asian Aspiration podcast

Snippets of the book in short, interesting, funny and digestible format, with many special guests.

16 February 2020

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Episode outline:

Episode 1:

Why this book and why now? An overview.
Launched 17 February 2020
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Episode 2:

Don’t lose a good crisis. How did Asia make use of its national crises to enable reform
Launched 26 February 2020
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Episode 3:

Getting the Basics Right. What did Asia do right with Agriculture, Education and Urban development?
Launched 4 March 2020
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Episode 4:

The Authoritarianism Myth. Did Asia really develop because of authoritarians?
Launched 11 March 2020
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Episode 5:

Foreign Aid in Africa: Help or Hindrance? How did Asia utilise foreign aid and why can’t Africa?
Launched 18 March 2020
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Episode 6:

Is comparing Africa and Asia like comparing apples and oranges? Looking at historical differences.
Launched 1 April 2020
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Episode 7:

State-led Development? What is the role of the private sector in driving development, in Africa and in Asia?
Launched 8 April 2020
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Episode 8:

Youth Leadership in Africa, Part 1. Why are Africa’s leaders so old and it’s populations so young?
Launched 15 April 2020
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Youth Leadership in Africa, Part 2. Why are more young people going into the private sector?
Launched 6 May 2020
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Episode 9:

The Green Growth Imperative. Can Africa take a different path to Asia’s?
Launched 13 May 2020
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Episode 10:

Finale
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Bonus Episodes:

Episode Alpha: how it all came about
Launched 6 March 2020
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COVID-19 and how the times are a’changin
Launched 25 March 2020
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Live Webinar
Launched 25 April 2020
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