December 16, 2020
Pandemic Border Restrictions Crush Hong Kong’s Economy
By Tej Parikh
Hong Kong's tight restrictions on travel amid COVID-19 are taking a toll on an already-suffering economy.
November 06, 2020
Pandemic Puts Indonesia Into 1st Recession in 20 years
By Niniek Karmini
After two quarters of contraction, Indonesia is officially in its first recession since the Asian financial crisis.
October 30, 2020
China’s ‘Secret Weapon’ Against COVID-19 Won’t Work for Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery
By Zhuoran Li
The CCP was able to mobile its people to fight COVID-19. It's having a harder time convincing Chinese to spend money.
October 16, 2020
South Korea Looks to Cap Public Debt, But Is It Actually a Problem?
By Kyle Ferrier
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has heavily leaned on government spending to drive growth. But overall debt remains relatively low.
October 08, 2020
How to Promote Chinese Foreign Trade in the Post-Pandemic Era?
By Xiaomeng Kang and Dingding Chen
As COVID-19 speeds up changes to global trade networks, China’s government and companies must adapt.
September 25, 2020
Can Japan’s New Suga Administration Steer the Battered Economy Toward Growth?
By Thisanka Siripala
All eyes are on the Suga administration’s policy agenda after committing to advancing his predecessor’s Abenomics growth strategy.
August 28, 2020
How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on South Korea’s Labor Market
By Vladimir Hlasny
Despite a resolute response by the government, COVID-19 has taken a serious bite out of the South Korean economy.
August 21, 2020
COVID-19 Exacerbates Chinese Restaurateurs’ Gripes About Delivery Platform Fees
By Larry Mullin
China’s delivery platforms are “eons ahead of the U.S.” but the hurdles for restaurants are equally sophisticated.
August 17, 2020
Will COVID-19 Further Drag Down Japan’s Dismal Birth Rate?
By Thisanka Siripala
The coronavirus economic fallout adds new challenges to tackling Japan’s worrying fertility projections.
August 14, 2020
Perpetual Silence: Kashmir’s Economy Slumps Under Lockdown
By Niha Dagia
“Our lockdown began way before the world was forced into isolation.”
August 03, 2020
COVID-19 Pushes South Korea Into Recession
By Troy Stangarone
Despite its capable handling of the pandemic overall, South Korea has not been able to escape the global economic fallout.
August 01, 2020
South Korea’s ‘New Deal’
By Dongwoo Kim
Seoul is already looking ahead to the post-COVID world.