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Poverty in India
... growth leading up to the global financial crisis, with China becoming a major trading partner. But economic growth is of limited consequence if it does not improve a country's poverty. And
China's lack of global leadership
... But curiously China seems neither willing nor able to exert global economic leadership
to Tsinghua University's David Li. In addition to its "economic power", there are many reasons ...
Russia and the East
... of cooperation,
to some Russian experts, will result in Russia being China’s “little partner” in the future, similar to what the Gulf countries are for the United States and Europe. This is ideologically ...
... provides excellent insights into the nature of poverty. The above country notes highlight that national governments and international donors need to prioritize different development issues
Beating global poverty?
... poverty is usually defined as as those living on less than half the median income of all income earners.
to statistics released by the Japanese government in 2011, Japan’s poverty rate hit ...
Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... sector, and which demonstrates just how hard policy reform can be.
to the OECD, the key to boosting Japan's growth potential is to enhance productivity growth in the service sector. Japan's ...
Is Australia merely America's poodle in the Asia-Pacific?
Australia is indeed too much of a poodle of the US in the Asia-Pacific region,
to Professor Alan Dupont and many of his Asian interlocutors. While the US/Australia Alliance is very valuable, ...
An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
Australia should be developing an "Indo-Pacific Strategy" involving the three giants of the region, China, India and the US,
to Rory Medcalf. But Australia's relationship with India is underdeveloped ...
Gender equality and development
On this International Women's Day, we return to the issue of gender equality and development. Historically in most societies the world over, girls and women have suffered from discrimination. As the ...
Emerging Asia's precarious middle class
... with consumption of $2-$4 a day, the middle-middle class with $4-$10 a day and the upper middle class with $10-$20 a day. Other researchers have chosen relative or hybrid measures (2).
Central Asia Update
... growing countries in Asia.
to the statistics, mainly taken from their national stat bureaus, the average GDP growth rate in last decade was around 6-10%. However it doesn’t necessarily mean that ...
How the Philippines benefits from Australia's booming links with China
... firms, outranking India in all categories,
to a recent report by the Australian Contact Centre Outsourcing Market Study 2011. The Philippines has become a prized offshoring destination due to ...
Asia and Europe
Euro-bashing is now becoming a fad.
to distinguished Australian economist Warwick McKibbon, Europe is guilty of decades of government failure -- it is "the region of choice for what not to ...
2012 -- a time to prepare for the long haul
... have recently published new forecasts for this year and next.
to the IMF, the global recovery is threatened by intensifying strains in the euro area and fragilities elsewhere. The IMF has just ...
Australia to the UN Security Council?
... policy, strident support for the apartheid regime of South Africa, antagonism toward China, total dependence on the US, participation in the Vietnam war, and so on.
to Evans, Australia was ...
Prospects for the Philippine economy are challenging in the current global environment. And looking ahead, the economy requires very much better management,
to the Asian Development Bank. ...
Korea and Japan: a tale of two countries
... 0.143 in 2010. -- the Korean government has undertaken several waves of regulatory reform (
to the World Bank's Doing Business report) including through lower and simpler taxes, easier ...
Inequality just keeps on rising
to the normally staid OECD, governments must act quickly to tackle inequality because the gap between rich and poor in OECD countries has reached its highest level for the past half century. Indeed, ...
Birth of CELAC, a new regional body
... the United States
to geographical criteria, as it is located in North America. Actually, the United States is left out for it is believed to be responsibile for the financial and economic crisis ...
SINO-INDIAN ECONOMIC STRATEGIC DIALOGUE: BEYOND THE BEIJING ROUND
... trade deficit as ‘business as usual’. Second, China is also set to emerge as a ‘manufacturing threat’ to India.
to a recent report, the National Security Council (NSC) has projected that by ...