Much of the work of LIRNEasia must be seen on the context of connectivity fueling growth. Connectivity does not mean simply electronic connectivity, but also the removal of barriers, including barriers to trade and investment. Using comments by Nobel Laureate Micheal Spence at Harvard Forum II last September as the anchor, Rohan talks about how best South Asia, and Sri Lanka in particular, can position itself to ride out the after effects of the Great Recession. Details of the event here. Click here to view presentation.