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IE Business School Announced Finalists for Economic Journalism in Asia Prize


Ten journalists have been selected as finalists for the fifth edition of the IE Business School Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia.

The prize has been organized this year in collaboration with CAF Development Bank of Latin America. The School received more than 200 submissions for the competition, including articles, reports, interviews and other media formats from approximately 60 media organizations from the Asian region.

The entries that made it to the finals in this year’s competition were published in Japan, China, India, Malaysia, South Korea and Singapore,where the business press is continuously exploring issues related not only to the global economy but also the economies of Spain and Latin America.

The ten finalists for the third edition of the Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia are:

  • Devjyot Ghoshal, Inside a young Indian engineer’s very human struggle to build a global robotics company, Quartz India
  • Bhavna Dalal, Women Leadership in Corporate India, Forbes India
  • Kang Jian, China’s Latin American Moment, Forbes China
  • Ken Moriyasu & Yukako Ono, Asia wants oil, Nikkei Asian Review, Japan
  • Kim Jung-hwan & Lee Eun-joo, Korea Inc. go for young leadership to tackle looming challenges, Maeil Business NewsSouth Korea
  • Lydia Lim, What to do about robots and artificial intelligence, The Straits Times, Singapore
  • Prosenjit Datta, How Safe is Your Money in the Bank, Business Today, India
  • Sharmila Nair, Apps to the rescue, The Star Online, Malaysia
  • Tomomi Kikuchi, ‘Social enterprises’ rise in Asia amid skepticism, Nikkei Asian Review, Japan
  • Cecily Liu, Creating new opportunities, China Daily

The prizes will be awarded on April 19th, 2018 at the Casa de America in Madrid, Spain.

Sponsored by CAF development bank of Latin America and Iberia, the overriding aim of the competition is to increase the flow of economic information between Asia and the Latin America region in order to forge closer economic links and interests.