September 22, 2020
Will Trade Lead the Way in Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 Recovery?
By James Guild
Many Southeast Asian currencies have recently gained in value against the U.S. dollar, with complex implications for the region's exports.
September 14, 2020
Australia Enters First Recession Since 1991
By Joshua Mcdonald
After almost three decades of uninterrupted economic growth, Australia’s luck has run out thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
July 29, 2020
Will Cambodia’s Shift in Focus to Small-Scale Farming Work?
By Len Ang
Is the COVID-motivated shift enough to support all the laid-off garment industry workers? Who will really benefit?
July 10, 2020
Globalization and Trade in a Post-Pandemic World: India’s Atma-Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan
By Parth Patel, Paresha Sinha, and Suraksha Gupta
India is on a mission toward self-reliance.
July 01, 2020
After the Virus: Japan’s Painful Economic Recovery
By Anthony Fensom
Anticipation of an economic windfall in 2020 has fallen flat, but there’s still hope for the post-COVID future.
June 10, 2020
Asia and the Global Economy’s COVID-19 Plunge
By Catherine Putz
The World Bank’s forecasts are not rosy for the world economy, but some will hurt more than others.
June 02, 2020
COVID-19: The Impact on China-Africa Debt
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Linda Calabrese.
May 20, 2020
Will COVID-19 Bring Industrial Policy Back in Vogue?
By Stephen Olson
The pandemic has forced an overdue discussion on what we have inaccurately considered to be “free” markets and “free” trade.
May 08, 2020
The US, China, and the Perils of Post-COVID Decoupling
By Yan Liang
Resorting to economic nationalism is the wrong lesson to take from the pandemic.
May 08, 2020
China’s Daunting Post-COVID Challenges
By Bao Huaying
Blamed as the cause of the pandemic, China now has to confront severe political, diplomatic, and economic challenges.
May 06, 2020
How Will COVID-19 Reshape Asia’s Energy Future?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at how the coronavirus could affect opportunities and challenges in the region’s energy sector in the coming years.