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The GES is over.

The World Seeks Solutions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

The GES 2014 took place from September 6th to 8th! The overarching theme was "Restructuring Economies, Transforming Societies".

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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September 7 - 8, 2014
September 6, 2014
Program
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Selected Sessions

Approx.
600 leading decision makers from politics, business, finance, academia, and civil society.

GES in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GES Blog: Making Cities Thrive

Smart Urban Planning

 

The population in cities is expected to have nearly doubled by 2050. Small cities will become large cities. This also happened to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and it is an outstanding example of how growing cities can be developed sustainably. Here is a three-step strategy...

Read more about mega cities annd urban planning

 

Please note: this blog article reflects the author's opinion only.

GES 2014: Smart Urban Planning for Megacities

Sebastian Petrick of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) introduces the session on Smart Urban Planning for Megacities.
Check out the related ‪#‎ges2014‬ challenge here.

Quotes from the Opening Plenary of the GES 2014

GES 2014 - Opening Plenary

We must craft our social settings so as to give people of diverse backgrounds a superordinate goal
Dennis Snower, Institute for the World Economy (IfW)

 

Inequalities are not due to the market forces but due to political forces
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University

 

Read more about the Opening Plenary

Watch some photo impressions of the GES 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Address: GES 2014 Dennis J. Snower

Restructuring Economies, Transforming Societies

The theme of last year’s Global Economic Symposium was “Redefining Success,” away from purely material measures toward sources of sustainable wellbeing. This year’s theme is “Restructuring Economies, Transforming Societies,” which takes last year’s idea to the next stage, since I will argue that sustainable wellbeing requires not just economic restructuring but also social transformation. As the global economy has become increasingly interconnected, humanity’s problems have become increasingly interconnected as well. ...


Read the Openening Address of Dennis Snower at the GES 2014

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) German National Library of Economics - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW) UITM Bertelsmann Stiftung The Institute For New Economic Thinking

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Mara UITM Ernst & Young - Partner of the GES Redisa

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) UiTM Tourism Malaysia Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Tenaga Nasional UiTM AFFIN BANK AFFIN ISLAMIC CGMA

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) German National Library of Economics - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW) UITM LHDN UEM

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Mara UITM MBSB Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) UiTM Maybank Bank Rakyat

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Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Tenaga Nasional BMW VW Perodua