“State X Markets – getting the best of both worlds: A Sovereign Development Fund’s perspective” Talk by Tan Sri Azman Hj. Mokhtar

Friday 1st March 2-4pm room S3 Alison Richards Building Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar was the Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”), Malaysia's strategic investment fund from June 2004 to July 2018. During the 14-year period, Khazanah established itself as a leading sovereign fund in the region as its net portfolio value rose 3.5x from RM33.3bn … Continue reading “State X Markets – getting the best of both worlds: A Sovereign Development Fund’s perspective” Talk by Tan Sri Azman Hj. Mokhtar

The Politics of Social Protection: Is it really the Citizens vs. the Vulnerables?

Despite being seeming political allies, there appears to be a fundamental tension between the proponents of increased migration and the proponents of a stronger welfare state. It arises due to the conundrum of eligibility: is eligibility for scarce state assistance mediated by citizenship or vulnerability? Regimes have oscillated between these positions, sometimes at the cost … Continue reading The Politics of Social Protection: Is it really the Citizens vs. the Vulnerables?