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The Beginning of World Trade Disorganization?
January 15, 2015
The Beginning of World Trade Disorganization?
How the WTO is linked to the relative decline of U.S. power.
The Beginning of World Trade Disorganization?
China Leads Race to the Moon
East Asia
China Leads Race to the Moon
States are quietly preparing to secure fuel for the fourth generation of nuclear weapons, and China is winning.
China Leads Race to the Moon
Kazakhstan’s Economic Outreach
Central Asia
Kazakhstan’s Economic Outreach
As the Eurasian Economic Union takes effect, Kazakhstan maintains its ambitious economic diplomacy.
Kazakhstan’s Economic Outreach
The Fight for China’s Gas Market
Central Asia
The Fight for China’s Gas Market
Why Turkmenistan will prevail over Russia as China’s primary pipeline gas supplier.
The Fight for China’s Gas Market
China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi
East Asia
China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi
Michael Pettis on the four stages of China’s economic growth and the lessons of Deng Xiaoping.
China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi
After APEC, Whither the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
November 19, 2014
After APEC, Whither the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
With the U.S. and Japan nearing a deal and Republicans in control of Congress, could 2015 be the TPP’s year?
After APEC, Whither the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
Bangladesh: Asia's New Energy Superpower?
South Asia
Bangladesh: Asia's New Energy Superpower?
After a favorable UN settlement in June, Bangladesh stumbled upon a wealth of energy. Will investors buy in?
Bangladesh: Asia's New Energy Superpower?
‘Free’ Trade and the Sovereignty Squeeze
October 28, 2014
‘Free’ Trade and the Sovereignty Squeeze
Mercantilism in trade agreement rules-setting makes weaker economies slaves to the interests of economic hegemons.
‘Free’ Trade and the Sovereignty Squeeze
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
East Asia
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
Strategic issues are not the only driver behind the recent incidents involving Chinese fishermen.
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
India’s Nuclear Energy Imperative
South Asia
India’s Nuclear Energy Imperative
The country needs a focus on nuclear power, and legislative reform, if it is to avoid an energy crisis.
India’s Nuclear Energy Imperative
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
Southeast Asia
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
Serious weaknesses within ASEAN threaten the realization of the bloc’s regional project.
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb
East Asia
Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb
For Vietnam, the debt problem serves as a reminder that the state should have limited influence in business.
Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb
Chinese Investors Fuel California Housing Bubble
East Asia
Chinese Investors Fuel California Housing Bubble
Wealthy Chinese are gobbling up real estate in the Bay Area, but local opposition and an impending bubble signal danger.
Chinese Investors Fuel California Housing Bubble
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
East Asia
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
Japan’s rising public debt has implications that go beyond its economy.
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
Entrepreneurs: China’s Next Growth Engine?
East Asia
Entrepreneurs: China’s Next Growth Engine?
With shrinking growth and changing demographics, China is looking to innovation instead of cheap labor.
Entrepreneurs: China’s Next Growth Engine?
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
July 31, 2014
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
‘There is merit in exploring the potential of a collective soft power identity for Asia.’
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
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