September 07, 2012
"Resource Nationalism" Clouds Indonesia’s Economic Prospects
While protectionist measures are partly due to the upcoming election, they’re increasingly a fact-of-life in Indonesia.
August 30, 2012
North Korea’s Six Trillion Dollar Question
North Korea holds trillions of dollars in mineral resources. Unless it reforms its economy, it may never see much benefit.
July 23, 2012
“Winner Take All” - A China Story?
Dr. Elizabeth C. Economy reviews “Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World”.
February 08, 2012
China’s Achilles’ Heel
With little in the way of force projection, China’s dependence on natural resources in unstable parts of the world could undercut its economic ambitions. There are limits to freeriding.