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What China’s PPP-Fueled Investment Boom Means for the Economy
March 21, 2017
What China’s PPP-Fueled Investment Boom Means for the Economy
Public-private partnership infrastructure spending will boost China’s economy but increase local government debt.
What China’s PPP-Fueled Investment Boom Means for the Economy
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
March 20, 2017
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
Asian central banks aren't rushing to follow the U.S. lead on monetary tightening.
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
Spanning the Economic Gap Between Asia and Latin America
March 16, 2017
Spanning the Economic Gap Between Asia and Latin America
The TPP may be dead, but Asian and Latin American countries still have much to gain from increasing economic ties.
Spanning the Economic Gap Between Asia and Latin America
Five Themes From China’s 2017 Economic Data So Far
March 14, 2017
Five Themes From China’s 2017 Economic Data So Far
Data from January and February gives the earliest picture of what to expect from China's economy this year.
Five Themes From China’s 2017 Economic Data So Far
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
March 13, 2017
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
Will a new president be able to jump-start a sluggish economy?
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
TPP Signatories to Meet in Chile to Explore the Future of the Agreement
March 13, 2017
TPP Signatories to Meet in Chile to Explore the Future of the Agreement
The meeting will be the first high-level summit between the 12 countries since the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement.
TPP Signatories to Meet in Chile to Explore the Future of the Agreement
China’s 'Two Sessions' and the 2017 Economic Outlook
March 09, 2017
China’s 'Two Sessions' and the 2017 Economic Outlook
Li's work report was light on new economic reforms, indicating that stability remains the government's main goal.
China’s 'Two Sessions' and the 2017 Economic Outlook
Is Trump All Bark and No Bite on Currency Manipulation in Asia?
March 08, 2017
Is Trump All Bark and No Bite on Currency Manipulation in Asia?
Trump's ability to officially punish China, Japan, and Korea for alleged currency manipulation is limited.
Is Trump All Bark and No Bite on Currency Manipulation in Asia?
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
March 07, 2017
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
Asian countries continue to score poorly on gender equality, to the detriment of their economies.
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
OECD Warns Australia: Still Feeling Lucky?
March 06, 2017
OECD Warns Australia: Still Feeling Lucky?
Australia's economic growth streak is alive, but precariously balanced.
OECD Warns Australia: Still Feeling Lucky?
Despite Demonetization Doldrums, India Keeps up GDP Growth Rate
March 01, 2017
Despite Demonetization Doldrums, India Keeps up GDP Growth Rate
Despite expectations of a slowdown, India posts a surprisingly high GDP growth rate for Q4 2016.
Despite Demonetization Doldrums, India Keeps up GDP Growth Rate
What's Driving Shanghai's Bull Run?
March 01, 2017
What's Driving Shanghai's Bull Run?
The Shanghai market is on a winning streak, thanks to beneficial government policies.
What's Driving Shanghai's Bull Run?
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
February 27, 2017
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
After a summit meeting, Australia and Indonesia's leader pledge to complete a bilateral deal by the end of 2017.
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
February 22, 2017
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
China is speeding up hukou reform, but that won’t be enough to solve the migrant worker problem.
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
February 21, 2017
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
Solving Asia’s affordability crisis will not happen overnight, and will require both demand and supply-side measures.
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
Did Abe Convince Trump Japan Wasn't a Currency Manipulator?
February 16, 2017
Did Abe Convince Trump Japan Wasn't a Currency Manipulator?
Shinzo Abe is confident that Trump is on board with Japanese monetary practices.
Did Abe Convince Trump Japan Wasn't a Currency Manipulator?
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