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Masato Abe

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Masato Abe is an economic affairs officer in the Investment and Enterprise Development Section of the Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). He has extensive experience in enterprise development, with a special emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises and supply chain management. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations.

Articles by Masato Abe

Politics

Corruption Eats Away at Asia-Pacific Growth

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Corruption has long been a prominent problem in the Asia-Pacific, but many countries have seemingly lacked the will to combat it. Until measures are enacted to increase transparency and accountability in governance, corruption will continue to gnaw away at economic gains.