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Hans Rosling:
Asia's rise — how and when

TEDIndia 2009 · 15:50 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Hans Rosling: Asia's rise — how and when
15:50 · Filmed November 2009 at TEDIndia 2009 · Subtitles available in 36 languages

Hans Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had all the capacities to reclaim its place as the world's dominant economic force. At TEDIndia, he graphs global economic growth since 1858 and predicts the exact date that India and China will outstrip the US.

Global health expert; data visionary
In Hans Rosling’s hands, data sings. Global trends in health and economics come to vivid life. And the big picture of global development—with some surprisingly good news—snaps into sharp focus. Full bio
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