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DUSP IDG FACULTY, BISH SANYAL, WINS OUTSTANDING ALUMNA AWARD
Congratulations to DUSP IDG Chair, Bish Sanyal, for receiving the Outstanding Alumna Award from the Indian Institute of Technology on January 4, 2012.
DUSP IDG FACULTY, ALICE AMSDEN, PUBLISHED IN THE COLUMBIA FDI PERSPECTIVES
DUSP IDG Faculty, Alice Amsden, published an article on "Foreign Affiliates: Whose contribution to growth is greater?" in the Columbia FDI Perspectives [Perspectives on topical foreign direct investment issues by the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment] No. 60 on February 13, 2012. You can read the article here.
DUSP IDG FACULTY, ALICE AMSDEN BOOK AVAILABLE IN JAPANESE, KOREAN AND VIETNAMESE
Congratulations to DUSP IDG Faculty, Alice Amsden, for having her book, "Escape From Empire", published in Japanese. See cover page here: AmsdenBookcover1.
DUSP PROFESSOR RALPH GAKENHEIMER BOOK TO BE PUBLISHED
DUSP Professor Ralph Gakenheimer to be published: Harry T. Dimitriou and Ralph Gakenheimer (eds.) URBAN TRANSPORT IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD (Edward Elgar Publishers, UK, April 2012).
Professor Gakenheimer is also advising for the Clean Air Institute in Latin America.
DUSP FACULTY ANNETTE KIM BOOK TO BE PUBLISHED
IDG Associate Professor, Annette M. Kim, will be publishing her new book, Sidewalk City: Re-mapping the Public and Space in Ho Chi Minh City, with the University of Chicago Press.
DUSP FACULTY ALICE AMSDEN PUBLISHED ARTICLE
Alice Amsden published an article in the MIT Facilty Newsletter, "Rise of the Rest, Fall of the Best?". Click AmsdenArticle to view the article.
DUSP FACULTY BALAKRISHNAN RAJAGOPAL PUBLISHED ARTICLE
IDG associate professor Balakrishnan Rajagopal published an article in the Huffington Post, "The Palestine UN Vote: Is there a Duty to Admit?" here.
PROFESSOR DIANE DAVIS AWARDED BERNARD BRODIE PRIZE
Professor Diane Davis has been awarded the first annual Bernard Brodie Prize, given for the best article of the year in the 2009 volume of Contemporary Security Policy. From the award announcement: "Her article, "Non-State Armed Actors, New Imagined Communities, and Shifting Patterns of Sovereignty and Insecurity", highlights the enduring spirit of Brodie's own work, bringing powerful insights from academic perspectives to vital issues for security policy-making."
STUDENT COMPETITION NAMED AFTER IDG PROFESSOR
The International Association of Chinese Planners (IACP) announces the first Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper competition. This award, established in honor of MIT Professor Karen R. Polenske, a prominent regional economist and a leading scholar of China’s sustainable development, will be awarded annually to a student member of IACP who presents excellent research at an IACP-sponsored academic conference. The first award will be given to a student who is either the single author or the lead author of a paper accepted for presentation at the IACP-Nanjing University joint conference in Nanjing, June 21-23, 2009.
The Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award has been made possible by generous donations given by several distinguished individuals including some of Professor Polenske’s former students.