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Vietnam: Can the Communist Party Keep Up With Market Reforms?
October 28, 2016
Vietnam: Can the Communist Party Keep Up With Market Reforms?
Is the Communist Party ready to face political consequences of Vietnam's economic transformation?
Vietnam: Can the Communist Party Keep Up With Market Reforms?
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
August 28, 2016
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
Plenty is written about the Chinese economy; but plenty more needs to be understood.
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
Can Thailand Avoid the Middle-Income Trap?
April 08, 2016
Can Thailand Avoid the Middle-Income Trap?
Many countries in Asia are invariably facing the risk of falling into the trap; Thailand is one of them.
Can Thailand Avoid the Middle-Income Trap?
Good Morning Future Wealth, Vietnam
February 29, 2016
Good Morning Future Wealth, Vietnam
For reformers, the country’s economic and political rise could be just about to start.
Good Morning Future Wealth, Vietnam
Asia’s Complacency Trap
June 04, 2015
Asia’s Complacency Trap
Advanced economies are threatened by a “high income trap.”
Asia’s Complacency Trap
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
May 18, 2015
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
The country is on track, but needs to overcome the “middle income trap.”
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
Jokowi’s Big Energy ‘Swing’
November 21, 2014
Jokowi’s Big Energy ‘Swing’
Subsidy cuts and tax holidays may jumpstart investment, but minimum safety nets should be maintained.
Jokowi’s Big Energy ‘Swing’
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
April 11, 2014
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
The IMF thinks so, but some challenging reforms will be needed if China is to avoid the middle-income trap.
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
Services No Savior for Asia: ADB
August 28, 2013
Services No Savior for Asia: ADB
Developing Asian economies should not be tempted to skip manufacturing, says the bank.
Services No Savior for Asia: ADB
Malaysia's Economy: Still Chugging Along
November 24, 2012
Malaysia's Economy: Still Chugging Along
Malaysia’s economy continues to see healthy growth. Now it must find a way to avoid the middle income trap.
Malaysia's Economy: Still Chugging Along
India and Oligarchic Capitalism
April 26, 2011
India and Oligarchic Capitalism
How the government tackles oligarchic capitalism and Maoist violence will shape Indian democracy.
India and Oligarchic Capitalism
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