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Why did Japan stop growing?
... the US, UK and Canada did at a similar level of
. Let's explore some of the reasons why Japan stopped growing. Allocating finance through relationships between government, banks and industry ...
Poverty in India
Over the past two decades, India has become one of the stars of the world economy thanks to its rapid growth. At the same time, India will not manage to realize the Millennium
Goal of reducing ...
Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
... To date, the many fractures in Asia's
models may have affected the quality of growth more than the quantity of growth. But looking ahead, there are great threats to the sustainability ...
Asia's uneven development
Goal well ahead of the 2015 deadline. But on many other scores like health, nutrition and education, the region is lagging behind... Regarding issues like political freedom and respect ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... to innovation outputs, both Korea and China are a little ahead of Japan for scientific outputs, and a long way ahead for creative outputs. Asia is also home to some of the most exciting
Is China cracking?
Could China's mega-scandal involving former rising star BO Xilai be a sign that the edifice of the Chinese Communist Party is finally cracking? China has arrived at that level of
where non-democratic ...
Russia and the East
This week's invited contributor is my former deputy at the Tokyo-based Asian
Bank Institute, Turdakun Tashbolotov. He has an interesting story to share with us about Russia and the East. ...
Human security in Asia
... itself against external threats. Human security concerns have been behind major humanitarian interventions such as in East Timor. The concept of human security complements "human
" analysis ...
Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
Economic growth is a not a guarantee of a nation's
. Too many resource-rich countries have experienced growth without
, as citizens have gained little in terms of well-being, and ...
Human development in Asia
The objective of
should be to create an enabling environment for people to enjoy long, healthy and creative lives. In other words, it's all about "human
". But what exactly is ...
Many developing countries are missing the globalisation train. While five million of the world’s population live in prosperity or moving towards prosperity, the bottom billion (mainly in Africa) have been ...