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China: recent political developments
... making it “green”. He had a stint as Minister for Commerce, during which he took part in the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting, representing China there for the
time and displaying his excellent English ...
Asian Century Hype
... that of the West was 57% -- notwithstanding Asia's vastly higher population. Japan was the exception to the Asian norm. In the course of the seventeenth, eighteenth and
half of the nineteenth ...
America and China: Asia's great powers
... thoughts to share. It is useful to go back to the end of the Cold War to see how we arrived here. It was thought that world peace had broken out, a new world order had arrived. The
war of the ...
Whither China's economy?
, China's growth has been over-reliant on exports and investment, with domestic consumption playing a relatively minor role. But China's exports are an expensive proposition for the country because ...
Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... are seeking to avoid falling into a middle income trap of arrested development?
, why is the service sector so important in our economies? While some service sector jobs like flipping ...
Will China overtake the US?
... in science and technology, in particular:
, successful cases of catchup have involved considerable movement of people, both citizens of the backward country going abroad to learn and then returning, ...
An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
... Australia needs to follow a two-pronged approach.
, we should engage and enmesh China and India in Australia through open trade and investment, and close strategic partnerships. We need to give ...
China, India and Indonesia -- safety first, please
Many Australian economic and political commentators have been pushing Australian business to explore more business opportunities in Indonesia and India. The argument is that Australia has been putting ...
Youth and development in Asia
... us in its 2007 World Development Report.
, we should broaden the opportunities for developing human capital by expanding access to and improving the quality of education and health services, by ...
Gender equality and development
... to ask why gender equality matters.
, following the work of Nobel-prize winning economist Amartya Sen, development is fundamentally a process of expanding personal freedoms, and for all people. Thus, ...
... say will change them". True, cultural diversity is deep. It is the product of the
great divergence in the history of humankind... Read more ...