November 17, 2021
The Philippines’ 2022 Budget Is Not Afraid of Debt
By James Guild
The Duterte government is going to try to spend its way out of any lingering economic headwinds from the pandemic, and it is not afraid to run deficits to do so.
March 26, 2021
Asia-Pacific Nations Face Uneven Economic Recovery From COVID-19
By Sebastian Strangio
The World Bank's projections suggest that the region will bear the scars of COVID-19 for many years to come.
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.
February 03, 2021
The Philippines’ COVID-19 Economic Rescue Plan: Bayanihan 1 and 2
By James Guild
In addition to supporting healthcare and low-income households, Manila has focused on propping up its agricultural sector, which employs nearly a quarter of Filipinos.
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.
June 16, 2020
How China Can Avert an Employment Crisis
By Yan Liang
In trying to recover from the economic damage done by COVID-19, Beijing’s top concern will be battling unemployment.
March 24, 2020
COVID-19: Countering the Economic Contagion
By Manuel M. Dayrit and Ronald U. Mendoza
Preventive steps to prevent infection may produce an economic crisis that risks exacerbating poverty, hunger, and health issues.