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Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
November 16, 2016

Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
A World Bank survey program finds small improvements in well-being in Tajikistan, but remittances remain an issue.
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
October 05, 2016

Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse

By Anthony Fensom
The World Bank pegs South Asia as a “global growth hotspot."

At First Annual Meeting, China-led AIIB Approves First Loans
June 27, 2016

At First Annual Meeting, China-led AIIB Approves First Loans

By Ankit Panda
The Bank is also set to expand its membership roster, focusing primarily on Latin American and African states.

The AIIB and the NDB: The End of Multilateralism or a New Beginning?
April 26, 2016

The AIIB and the NDB: The End of Multilateralism or a New Beginning?

By Jonathan Dove
Should the West be worried about new competition in the global financial architecture?

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.

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