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China Doesn’t Want to Be Number One
May 08, 2014

China Doesn’t Want to Be Number One

By Shannon Tiezzi
China is reluctant to be crowned the world's largest economic power — at least for now.
OECD: Aussies Still the Happiest
May 07, 2014

OECD: Aussies Still the Happiest

By Anthony Fensom
A new report once again ranks Australians as among the happiest people on the planet.

China to Be World's Largest Economy in 2014?
May 01, 2014

China to Be World's Largest Economy in 2014?

By Shannon Tiezzi
According to calculations based off a new World Bank report, China will become the world's largest economy this year.

World Bank: India Overtakes Japan as World's Third Largest Economy
May 01, 2014

World Bank: India Overtakes Japan as World's Third Largest Economy

By Ankit Panda
In purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, India is now the world's third largest economy -- surpassing Japan.

Oliver Stuenkel
April 03, 2014

Oliver Stuenkel

By Justin McDonnell
The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell speaks with Oliver Stuenkel, a non-resident fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute, about the recent economic performance of the BRICS, their response to the crisis in Crimea, the upcoming BRICS Summit and the rising voice of emerging economies.
World Bank: Global Economy Back on Track
January 15, 2014

World Bank: Global Economy Back on Track

By Anthony Fensom
Led by high-income economies, the outlook is good for 2014, but some risks remain.

Emerging Markets: Stronger for Longer?
December 07, 2013

Emerging Markets: Stronger for Longer?

By Anthony Fensom
The Word Bank has a mixed forecast for developing economies, but the Asia-Pacific looks set to remain the growth leader.
World Bank: Asia Still on Top
October 08, 2013

World Bank: Asia Still on Top

Asia remains the engine of global growth. Will it continue?

China’s Developing World Edge
September 13, 2013

China’s Developing World Edge

By Richard Ghiasy, Stephan Mothe, and Frances Pontemayor
The IMF and World Bank should take a leaf from China’s focus on developing world infrastructure.

Indonesia Finally Moves on Fuel Subsidies
June 20, 2013

Indonesia Finally Moves on Fuel Subsidies

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has finally decided to raise fuel prices by an average of 33 percent.

Asia: Stronger Growth Ahead in 2013
April 30, 2013

Asia: Stronger Growth Ahead in 2013

Accounting for a large percentage of global economic growth, Asia continues to impress. Can it continue?

Asia Winning War on Poverty
April 20, 2013

Asia Winning War on Poverty

A new World Bank note finds that Asian countries have reduced the number of people living in poverty — but work remains.

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