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Asia’s Development and the Leadership Issue
... success and example for other parts of the world. Nevertheless there are aspects of development other than economic growth, from
inequality to social inclusion to rapid urbanization, where it has ...
Breaking time for the BRICs?
... falling into a "middle
trap". By contrast, in its recent Asia 2050 report, the Asian Development Bank went to great pains to argue that the Asian Century was not preordained, and that there are ...
Is China's economy in the balance?
... inputs are distorted, yet what is being manufactured is exceptionally competitive in global markets.
inequality has been deteriorating sharply over the past several decades yet some 500 million ...
2012 -- a time to prepare for the long haul
... is still in its early stages in most economies. In the US, households have made much progress in reducing their debt relative to disposable
. Their debt could reach sustainable levels in the next ...
Bribery and corruption in Asia
... with its economy. And ultimately this bad governance is holding back the country from realizing its potential. Japan has been stuck in a high-middle
trap for some two decades. Many things are ...
Doing business in Asia
... on most of these criteria to top the list followed by New Zealand, United States and Denmark. Elsewhere in Asia, Korea jumped to 8th place from 15th last year. Rising middle
countries in South ...
China's elites and development
... state of the country. Elites can choose to redistribute resources in ways that increase employment, economic efficiency, and reduce
inequality. Or alternatively, they can act as rent-seekers and ...
Inequality just keeps on rising
... the situation has worsened since the release of the OECD's Growing Unequal report in 2008. For the OECD group as a whole, the average
of the richest 10% is now about nine times that of the poorest ...
Rise of Global Latinas
... recent study by the OECD which shows that high
earners in Latin America, with the exception of Brazil, pay less direct taxes than their counterparts in Europe and North America. The excuse for ...
China's rebalancing imperative
... a fairer share of
, this would boost domestic demand, reduce the need to rely on export demand, and also make the socially discontented Chinese workers more happy. Getting a fairer share of the ...