King’s College London News & Events – November
10 November 2021, 17:00 to 18:30
Robtel Neajai Pailey (LSE) grapples with this question and more in her engaging monograph. Drawing on rich life histories from over two hundred in-depth interviews in West Africa, Europe, and North America, she examines socio-economic change in Liberia, Africa’s first black republic, through the prism of citizenship.
This event will take place in the Nash Lecture Theatre, with drinks in the Somerset Room.
If you are an external attendee from outside KCL, you must register for this event no later than 12 midday the day before. Please note that the events work on a first-come first-serve basis, so do come on time to ensure you get a spot.
Yundan Gong has published in Journal of Development Studies about China’s meteoric economic transformation and the extent to which new products are triggered by exports (direct effects) and by exposure to other exporters (indirect effects).
Robyn Klongler-Vidra and Ye Liu have co-authored a paper examining the migration patterns of high-performing entrepreneurs, like Jack Ma (the founder of Alibaba). Rather than transnational or location-based explanations, their findings point to sub-national migration patterns within China—to and within coastal urban areas—as more likely to drive entrepreneurial performance. Published in the Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship