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In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses
September 11, 2020

In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses

By Sebastian Strangio
A new report argues that a military-linked conglomerate – and its foreign partners – are directly funding units accused of crimes against humanity.

A Deadly Gamble: Myanmar’s Jade Industry
July 13, 2020

A Deadly Gamble: Myanmar’s Jade Industry

By Nicholas Muller
The multi-billion dollar industry fueled by China is shrouded in secrecy, continues to take lives, and displace tens of thousands
Myanmar and COVID-19
May 01, 2020

Myanmar and COVID-19

By Kyaw San Wai
Myanmar is having to weigh competing public health and socioecononmic concerns, all with an eye toward navigating the precarious civil-military balance.

COVID-19 Threatens Myanmar’s Economy
April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Threatens Myanmar’s Economy

By Shah Suraj Bharat
Myanmar looks to East Asian states to support an ailing economy amid the pandemic.

In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
April 17, 2019

In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development

By Tej Parikh
With investors shying away from a risky business environment, Myanmar's military will only increase its economic influence.

Why Myanmar's New Insurance Market Opening Matters
April 12, 2019

Why Myanmar's New Insurance Market Opening Matters

By Erin Murphy
Newly awarded insurance licenses offer a greater chance for economic development amid wider uncertainties.

Erin Murphy on the State of Myanmar’s Economy
April 09, 2019

Erin Murphy on the State of Myanmar’s Economy

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A conversation on the future of Myanmar's economy, and the implications for domestic and international actors.
Jade and Gem Smuggling Costs Myanmar Billions
March 15, 2019

Jade and Gem Smuggling Costs Myanmar Billions

By Aubrey Menarndt
Myanmar is losing billions in tax revenue from jade and gemstones.

Myanmar Open for Business, But Not Rohingya
February 25, 2019

Myanmar Open for Business, But Not Rohingya

By Jieun Pyun
As Myanmar seeks foreign investment, the international business community has an opportunity to affect change.

How Did Sanctions Impact Myanmar?
January 06, 2018

How Did Sanctions Impact Myanmar?

By Manmeet Ajmani, P. K. Joshi, Avinash Kishore and Devesh Roy
Lessons from over a decade of sanctions, as the threat of renewed restrictions grows.

Foreign Investors Jittery Amid Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
October 21, 2017

Foreign Investors Jittery Amid Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis

By Yigal Chazan
Western companies have been slow to exploit opportunities in Myanmar, especially as the Rohingya crisis worsens.
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
September 27, 2017

Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges

By Neil Thompson
Nationalism and the crisis in Rakhine hide the economic roots of the NLD’s weakness.

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