Latest Edition of Talking Economics Digest Now Online! – Shaping South Asia’s Future in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

The 18th edition of the Talking Economics Digest centers on the theme of ‘Shaping South Asia’s Future in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).’ It is a special issue for the 12th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES XII), organised by the IPS, in Colombo, on 26 – 27 September 2019 and contains articles exploring a broad set of issues facing South Asia in the 4IR, ranging from economic growth, labour and migration, trade and competitiveness, and security concerns.


The ‘Talking Economics Digest’, published bi-annually, is a compilation of articles featured on this blog within a 6 month time period, together with new articles and special feature segments. As we distribute only a limited number of printed copies of the Digest, we present here the latest e-version of it for you. You can also find out more details on the IPS WebsiteTo obtain a printed copy of the digest and check its availability please contact our Publications Unit for details (Amesh Thennakoon, Tel: + 94 – 11 – 2143107 / + 94 – 11 -2143100,, 



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