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Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
August 12, 2014
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
Japan’s rising public debt has implications that go beyond its economy.
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
Entrepreneurs: China’s Next Growth Engine?
August 07, 2014
Entrepreneurs: China’s Next Growth Engine?
With shrinking growth and changing demographics, China is looking to innovation instead of cheap labor.
Entrepreneurs: China’s Next Growth Engine?
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
July 31, 2014
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
‘There is merit in exploring the potential of a collective soft power identity for Asia.’
Asia’s Leaders and Economic Soft Power
Breaking Through China’s Great Firewall
July 30, 2014
Breaking Through China’s Great Firewall
Can the US and EU use the WTO to halt Beijing’s blocks on Google, the New York Times and other sites?
Breaking Through China’s Great Firewall
Thomas Piketty and Asia
July 29, 2014
Thomas Piketty and Asia
The West has been enthralled with Thomas Piketty’s bestseller, but his work seems less persuasive in Asia.
Thomas Piketty and Asia
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
July 25, 2014
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
Seoul’s decision to ban a popular app is the latest of many examples of mercantilist policies in Asia.
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
July 15, 2014
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
The country has been authoritarian and isolationist, but its reforms are beginning to show promise.
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
July 10, 2014
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
For the country’s working and middle classes, the Hambantota port development will have important consequences.
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
Central Asia’s Energy Rush
July 03, 2014
Central Asia’s Energy Rush
The region’s major powers are in a tussle to control its rich energy sources.
Central Asia’s Energy Rush
Russia and the Chinese LNG Market
May 23, 2014
Russia and the Chinese LNG Market
China’s surging demand for liquefied natural gas should be a boon for Russia, but competition is fierce.
Russia and the Chinese LNG Market
China and Japan's Regional Economic Laboratories
May 14, 2014
China and Japan's Regional Economic Laboratories
Special zones are designed to boost or reform economies, but could also help encourage stability.
China and Japan's Regional Economic Laboratories
India’s Trade Policy Options
May 13, 2014
India’s Trade Policy Options
As the US pushes the TPP and TTIP, India needs to do a better job choosing its trade deals.
India’s Trade Policy Options
The Role of Economic Integration in Asia
May 03, 2014
The Role of Economic Integration in Asia
Kazakhstan’s foreign minister on the Asian Development Bank and the need to improve the region’s physical links.
The Role of Economic Integration in Asia
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
April 29, 2014
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
An adverse WTO ruling will do little to upset the dominance China enjoys in this critical sector.
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
April 24, 2014
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
Although the country is a major rice exporter, the industry suffers from quality issues.
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
The Renminbi Goes Abroad
April 24, 2014
The Renminbi Goes Abroad
The internationalization of China’s currency is underway, albeit with some important hurdles still to clear.
The Renminbi Goes Abroad
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