Professor Andrew Harding is a well-known expert on comparative constitutional law, who has devoted much scholarly time in studying Malaysia as well as other Southeast Asian countries, and authoring or editing more than 20 books.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is the father of both social business and microcredit. For his constant innovation and enterprise, the Fortune Magazine named Professor Yunus in March 2012 as “one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time.”
From flooding and drought to destructive cyclones and atmospheric hazards, such events are increasingly cast as heralds of a new era in earth’s history, the so-called Anthropocene, in which we have only ourselves to blame and scientific experts to save us from the consequences of human-induced climate change.
This lecture will briefly touch upon issues related to (1) whether capital control policies are beneficial to the economy, (2) whether monetary policy and bank risk-taking affect financial markets and drive corporate investment, and (3) whether a firm’s investment decisions affect firm performance.