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Democracy in Asia
... the outside world unaware. There were many other notable
s in 2011, such as: -- Popular confidence in political institutions continues to decline in many countries. -- Mounting social ...
Sen on development on youtube
Amartya Sen explains his views on
in a couple of film clips. They are very much worth watching. In the first short film clip, Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen explains his conception ...
Asian Century on Youtube
... "Asia 2050" report they wrote for the Asian
Bank. Here are some of the key points: Asia has half the world's population, but only 27 per cent of the world's GDP. It is a very diverse ...
... engagement path -- by offering the re-establishment of links, and re-newed access to World Bank and Asian
Bank resources. The US has been motivated to reduce Chinese influence in Burma, and ...
2012 Conference of Montreal
... in the health sector, the equitable use of resources, welcoming immigrants, the free trade agreements and sustainable
. The 150 international speakers will include: Alan Greenspan, former ...
Trying to do business in China
... be necessary. A bigger challenge is how to retain staff. Direct benefits are obviously key -- like compensation, training, career
and a long term incentive plan. Then there are other benefits ...
America's Asian Century
... been the fastest growing region in the world economy. And Asia has enormous scope for continued rapid economic
-- the region's share of global GDP is only about 30 per cent, whereas the region ...
Asia's Failed States
... economic and social pressures experienced by states. It ranks 177 countries using 12 social, economic, and political indicators of pressure on the state, including such issues as uneven
, state ...
Human Rights in Asia
... economist Amartya Sen, "
is freedom". Amnesty International's annual report reminds us that dynamic Asia has experienced a lot more economic growth than
. Reference: Amnesty ...
Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... international community has a vital role to play.
and humanitarian aid, bi-lateral agreements and investments should be coordinated and calibrated to ensure that these will promote social, ...
World Economy in Grave Danger
... in competitiveness. Asian
Bank President Kuroda made a sobering presentation on emerging Asia, which is also being hit by the weakening in Europe, and desperately needs to make its growth ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... closer has been economic
. Nevertheless, the tiger cubs are critical of some of its aspects like short-term thinking, materialism, inequality and the erosion of moral values. They are hopeful ...
China: is “state capitalism” in crisis?
... War. 'State capitalism' then saw new life when the Chinese leadership decided to rethink its
model in 1978. For three decades this model delivered extraordinary economic growth, but now it ...
India's urban squalor
The movement of people from rural to urban areas (urbanization) and from low-productivity agriculture to the manufacturing and services sectors is, in theory, an important part of the economic
... economic growth the past two decades, this will not been sufficient to enable India to achieve most of the Millenium
Goals by 2015. Indeed, an alarming 80% of Indians live on less than $2 ...
... of these countries to get their hands on the spoils of economic
. The long term survival of these SOEs depends on them becoming more efficient and profitable such as through privatization, ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... revenues for municipal governments, and led in many cities to massive re
of inner-city neighborhoods, and to new residential and industrial parke
in outer urban and suburban areas. ...
Women's economic opportunity in Asia
... the lesser developed countries of Asia,
prospects are greatly hindered by low investments in female health and education, and policies and cultural practices and norms which limit women's capacity ...
Korea -- Asia's rising star
... industrial structure. The economy benefited from an export-oriented strategy, good education and sound macroeconomic management. The
strategy initially focused on the country's comparative ...
China's reform challenges
... reform in the near future. This is a great pity. Because as the World Bank argues in its "China 2030" report, it is urgent for China to implement a new
strategy. Even though this will not ...