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Economy

China

The Connections World of Asian Business Threatens Future Progress

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Authors Simon Commander and Saul Estrin argue that the close relationship between Asia's political elites and business dynasties will impede the region’s future growth

China

China’s Super Hydropower Dam and Fears of Sino-Indian Water Wars

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Beijing’s plans to build a hydropower dam in Tibet have sparked fears in Delhi. Oxford's Genevieve Donnellon-May proposes a joint river-basin governance framework

India

As Food Prices Rocket, India’s Social Safety Nets are Strained

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Inflation is threatening food security in India and placing strains on key social safety nets such as ration schemes and subsidy programs

Hong Kong

Rebooting Hong Kong as an International Financial Center

Thursday, October 6, 2022

What does Hong Kong need to do to overcome the challenges ahead?

China

No Easy Path: Reinvigorating Hong Kong for the Greater Bay Area Initiative

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Hong Kong must implement its Northern Metropolis Development Strategy to dovetail with the mainland’s Greater Bay Area initiative.

Hong Kong

Do Carbon Risks Matter for Hong Kong Equity Prices?

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Investors are much less willing to pay a premium for shares of firms with low carbon risk.

China

Data Free Flow with Trust – and How That Trust Should be Built

Thursday, September 8, 2022

The prospect for building a global architecture for cross-border data flows anytime soon is very limited.

ASEAN

The Global Economy and Great Power Competition in the New Era of Stagflation

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.

China

China’s Quest for Alternative Proteins

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

A look at China's efforts to use technology to expand food production.

Vietnam

Resolute and Resourceful: Vietnam’s Road to Post-Pandemic Recovery

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Vietnam has weathered the pandemic storm through strong yet flexible state leadership, rapid and nimble response, and innovative use of technology

China

What China’s Greater Bay Area Can Learn from Silicon Valley’s Challenges

Thursday, August 4, 2022

How can China’s Greater Bay Area avoid falling victim to the same pitfalls as Silicon Valley?

Indonesia

In Indonesia, State-Owned Enterprise Reforms are Supporting Infrastructure Development Progress

Thursday, July 28, 2022

The key to the success attained so far has been the implementation of much-needed reforms of state-owned enterprises.

Indonesia

Roadblocks to Indonesia’s Electric Vehicle Ambitions

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Resource-rich Indonesia has plans to become a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles and to develop a domestic battery manufacturing capability.

China

No Second-Rate Trade Deal: What RCEP Means for the Global Economy

Thursday, June 30, 2022

RCEP is a thoroughly modern trade accord that will boost trade in services and drive growth in trade and investment in “new” areas.

Japan

Covid-19 and Japan’s Evolving Work Culture

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Could the pandemic change Japan’s work culture for the better?

China

Chinese City, Global Hub: Hong Kong’s Future in China’s Greater Bay Area

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

The success of the GBA depends on a range of factors from resolving corporate cultural clashes to working around the geopolitical climate.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka in Turmoil: An Old-School Economic Crisis

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

International creditors should facilitate renegotiations of Colombo’s debt and press for efforts by the new prime minister to implement stabilizing measures and reforms

Global

Can the World Trade Organization be Reformed?

Thursday, May 19, 2022

An examination of the prospects for reform of the global body and the governance of world trade.