The 4th Nobel Economists Summit was held in Kunming, China last week. President BIPSS, Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (retd.) was invited by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attend and speak at the summit. General Muniruzzaman spoke at a panel together with Dr Edmund Phelps (Nobel Prize in Economics 2006) highlighting on the critical link between geo-startegic stability and economic growth. The conference was attended by Nobel laureates, senior Chinese leaders, well known Chinese economists, policy planners and a few selected international guest speakers. He was also interviewed by Yunnan TV where he gave an outcome of the summit and spoke on conflict pathways of economic crisis and conflict.