April 14, 2021
COVID-19 Resurgence Threatens India’s Economic Recovery
By Prachi Priya and Aniruddha Ghosh
Just when there was growing optimism over India’s economic rebound, the second COVID-19 wave has come as a rude shock to businesses and consumers alike.
April 12, 2021
Global Trade Is Recovering From the Pandemic. North Korea’s Economy Isn’t.
By Troy Stangarone
With its borders still locked down, North Korea isn’t benefiting from China’s return to growth. That’s unlikely to change anytime soon.
March 18, 2021
COVID-19 Made China’s Debt Problem Worse
By Sara Hsu
With debt soaring amid the pandemic, the government’s deleveraging struggle slogs on.
March 17, 2021
Sustainable Development Goals Can Guide Asia-Pacific To Build Back Better
By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
The region fell short of its 2020 milestones for the Goals, even before entering the global pandemic. As the Asia-Pacific rebuilds, it must change course.
March 12, 2021
How COVID-19 Changed Asia
By Catherine Putz, Abhijnan Rej, Sebastian Strangio, and Shannon Tiezzi
A year after the official declaration of a global pandemic, how has the novel coronavirus reshaped the Asia-Pacific?
March 04, 2021
COVID-19 Threatens to Waste India’s Demographic Dividend
By Mohamed Zeeshan
The impacts of the pandemic on India’s youth threaten to last for years to come, undoing decades of progress on multiple fronts.
February 04, 2021
The Impact of COVID-19 on South Korean Trade in 2020
By Troy Stangarone
South Korea took minimal economic damage overall, but sector-specific impacts varied widely.
February 03, 2021
Russia’s Losing Bet on China in a Post-COVID World
By Nicholas Trickett
China’s economic maturation into a consumer economy is a gut punch to Russia’s economic model.
January 28, 2021
South Korea’s Vision for a More Inclusive Pandemic Recovery
By Kyle Ferrier
South Korea was already struggling with economic inequality. The pandemic has made things worse.
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.