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The Rise of the Global South (Complete)

NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 — Sasha Dichter of the Acumen Fund, Khalid Malik of the UNDP, Ambassador Masood Khan, and Ambassador Yusra Khan explore today's increasingly competitive and fluid economic environments worldwide. NPR Executive Editor Madhulika Sikka moderates the conversation. (1 hr., 28 min.)

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