Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for Us

Public Lecture at the LSE

Date: Monday 25 June 2012
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Dambisa Moyo
Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer

Zambian economist and author, Dambisa Moyo discusses the increasingly heated competition for the world’s water and land, and the likely geopolitical fallout of China’s biggest commodity rush in history. Are we heading for large-scale conflict and what can governments do to avoid it?

Dambisa Moyo author of Dead Aid and How the West Was Lost; she has been an economist at the World Bank and Goldman Sachs and was chosen as TimeMagazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2009.

This event celebrates the publication of her new book Winner Take All: The Race for the World’s Resources .