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An Oil Discovery Before Systemic Reform in Pakistan Would Be a Tragedy
April 18, 2019
An Oil Discovery Before Systemic Reform in Pakistan Would Be a Tragedy
Pakistan needs drastic and systemic reform. An oil bonanza will enable the government to postpone needed fixes indefinitely.
An Oil Discovery Before Systemic Reform in Pakistan Would Be a Tragedy
In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
April 17, 2019
In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
With investors shying away from a risky business environment, Myanmar's military will only increase its economic influence.
In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
Asia’s Elections: Market Moving or More of the Same?
April 12, 2019
Asia’s Elections: Market Moving or More of the Same?
Predicting the economic impact of polls in Thailand, Indonesia, India, Australia, and more.
Asia’s Elections: Market Moving or More of the Same?
Now Is a Critical Stage for China’s New Energy Vehicles
April 11, 2019
Now Is a Critical Stage for China’s New Energy Vehicles
With government subsidies being slashed, it’s time to see if the industry can stand on its own.
Now Is a Critical Stage for China’s New Energy Vehicles
The Risk of E-Commerce Provisions in the RCEP
April 04, 2019
The Risk of E-Commerce Provisions in the RCEP
It is crucial that ASEAN members have the time and flexibility to develop appropriate national and regional regulatory frameworks.
The Risk of E-Commerce Provisions in the RCEP
Mamarizo Nurmuratov: Uzbekistan’s Unsung Hero?
March 30, 2019
Mamarizo Nurmuratov: Uzbekistan’s Unsung Hero?
The implementation of serious aspects of Mirziyoyev’s economic reforms have fallen to the central bank governor.
Mamarizo Nurmuratov: Uzbekistan’s Unsung Hero?
What Sri Lanka’s 2019 Budget Tells Us About Its Economic Health
March 27, 2019
What Sri Lanka’s 2019 Budget Tells Us About Its Economic Health
In the aftermath of political turmoil, Sri Lanka’s government will be hard-pressed to manage debt and growth in 2019.
What Sri Lanka’s 2019 Budget Tells Us About Its Economic Health
South Korea’s Economic Tipping Point
March 20, 2019
South Korea’s Economic Tipping Point
Is it time for a Korean stimulus?
South Korea’s Economic Tipping Point
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
March 18, 2019
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
March 06, 2019
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
The government knows that it can't rely on oil revenue forever, but making the shift is easier said than done.
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike
February 27, 2019
Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike
Markets shot up as prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal grow.
Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike
China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium
February 23, 2019
China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium
Beijing’s race to control supplies of lithium, used in powering electric cars, is leaving its rivals far behind.
China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium
How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
February 20, 2019
How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
Looking at the candidates in the race to Indonesia's presidency.
How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
The Rise of Islamic Finance on China’s Belt and Road
February 15, 2019
The Rise of Islamic Finance on China’s Belt and Road
The BRI in the Gulf has given rise to Chinese investment in developing the Islamic financial sector.
The Rise of Islamic Finance on China’s Belt and Road
China’s Trade Practices Spawn Tough Questions But No Easy Solutions
February 15, 2019
China’s Trade Practices Spawn Tough Questions But No Easy Solutions
China’s problematic policies are clear enough – but how to respond is a much trickier question.
China’s Trade Practices Spawn Tough Questions But No Easy Solutions
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
February 11, 2019
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
Today’s global economic realities are challenging the effectiveness of the WTO’s historical role as an arbiter of world trade.
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
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