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Kazakhstan Set for Economic Recovery, But What Next?
May 12, 2017
Kazakhstan Set for Economic Recovery, But What Next?
As Astana enters an upturn, sustaining reform momentum will be vital as will confronting corruption.
Kazakhstan Set for Economic Recovery, But What Next?
China-led AIIB Sees Membership Expansion: What's Next?
March 30, 2017
China-led AIIB Sees Membership Expansion: What's Next?
13 new countries were approved as members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank earlier this month.
China-led AIIB Sees Membership Expansion: What's Next?
More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems
February 15, 2017
More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems
New World Bank report highlights that Dushanbe is underutilizing a growing workforce.
More, Better Jobs: Tajikistan’s Employment Problems
Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
November 16, 2016
Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
A World Bank survey program finds small improvements in well-being in Tajikistan, but remittances remain an issue.
Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
October 05, 2016
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
The World Bank pegs South Asia as a “global growth hotspot."
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
At First Annual Meeting, China-led AIIB Approves First Loans
June 27, 2016
At First Annual Meeting, China-led AIIB Approves First Loans
The Bank is also set to expand its membership roster, focusing primarily on Latin American and African states.
At First Annual Meeting, China-led AIIB Approves First Loans
The AIIB and the NDB: The End of Multilateralism or a New Beginning?
April 26, 2016
The AIIB and the NDB: The End of Multilateralism or a New Beginning?
Should the West be worried about new competition in the global financial architecture?
The AIIB and the NDB: The End of Multilateralism or a New Beginning?
Revealed: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's First Projects
April 20, 2016
Revealed: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's First Projects
Do the AIIB's first loans tell us much about the institution's character? Not really.
Revealed: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's First Projects
India: A Late-Bloomer, Not a Latecomer, in Global Economic Leadership
February 23, 2016
India: A Late-Bloomer, Not a Latecomer, in Global Economic Leadership
In recent years, India has elevated its commitments to multilateral economic institutions.
India: A Late-Bloomer, Not a Latecomer, in Global Economic Leadership
Top Leadership at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Continues to Shape Up
February 15, 2016
Top Leadership at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Continues to Shape Up
The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank recently added five vice presidents.
Top Leadership at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Continues to Shape Up
What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?
December 02, 2015
What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?
The risks of forced labor are real, but people tend to keep silent.
What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?
Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
November 09, 2015
Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Sitting on the sidelines is probably not the smart option.
Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Managing the New Economic Normal in Central Asia
October 28, 2015
Managing the New Economic Normal in Central Asia
The causes of weakness and instability in the global economy are structural, a new World Bank report says.
Managing the New Economic Normal in Central Asia
South Asia Failing to Fully Leverage Urbanization
September 25, 2015
South Asia Failing to Fully Leverage Urbanization
The region's share of global GDP is low relative to its share of the world’s urban population, a new report says.
South Asia Failing to Fully Leverage Urbanization
Central Asia Must Unite to Revive the Aral Sea
August 25, 2015
Central Asia Must Unite to Revive the Aral Sea
Initial efforts to halt the devastating disappearance of the sea urgently need reinforcement.
Central Asia Must Unite to Revive the Aral Sea
Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank
July 22, 2015
Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank
The New Development Bank, which opened today in Shanghai, has been overshadowed recently by the AIIB.
Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank
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