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Revealed: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's First Projects
April 20, 2016

Revealed: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's First Projects

By Ankit Panda
Do the AIIB's first loans tell us much about the institution's character? Not really.
India: A Late-Bloomer, Not a Latecomer, in Global Economic Leadership
February 23, 2016

India: A Late-Bloomer, Not a Latecomer, in Global Economic Leadership

By Akshay Mathur
In recent years, India has elevated its commitments to multilateral economic institutions.

Top Leadership at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Continues to Shape Up
February 15, 2016

Top Leadership at Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Continues to Shape Up

By Ankit Panda
The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank recently added five vice presidents.

What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?
December 02, 2015

What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?

By Catherine Putz
The risks of forced labor are real, but people tend to keep silent.

Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
November 09, 2015

Time for the US to Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

By Stephen Olson
Sitting on the sidelines is probably not the smart option.
Managing the New Economic Normal in Central Asia
October 28, 2015

Managing the New Economic Normal in Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
The causes of weakness and instability in the global economy are structural, a new World Bank report says.

South Asia Failing to Fully Leverage Urbanization
September 25, 2015

South Asia Failing to Fully Leverage Urbanization

By Catherine Putz
The region's share of global GDP is low relative to its share of the world’s urban population, a new report says.
Central Asia Must Unite to Revive the Aral Sea
August 25, 2015

Central Asia Must Unite to Revive the Aral Sea

By Saghit Ibatullin
Initial efforts to halt the devastating disappearance of the sea urgently need reinforcement.

Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank
July 22, 2015

Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank

By Shannon Tiezzi
The New Development Bank, which opened today in Shanghai, has been overshadowed recently by the AIIB.

World Bank Hype Over China’s Financial Sector
July 10, 2015

World Bank Hype Over China’s Financial Sector

By Sara Hsu
It is true that China’s financial sector needs an overhaul, but it is not in the jeopardy that some have implied.

Meet the Likely President of the AIIB
July 06, 2015

Meet the Likely President of the AIIB

By Ankit Panda
This Chinese official is likely to be the first president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Approved: Additional World Bank Funds for Tajikistan
June 23, 2015

Approved: Additional World Bank Funds for Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
The $12 million in additional financing is for temporary employment, with no word on long term solutions.

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