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21. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... maintaining an undervalued exchange rate, protecting the local market, providing first class infrastructure, and educated and training its diligent work force.  Open markets in the US and Europe also played ...
22. Urbanization in Asia -- 12 things to know in 2012
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
...  http://www.unhabitat.org/pmss/listItemDetails.aspx?publicationID=2917  5.  ADB’s Strategy 2020 states that “livable cities” will be fostered through support for infrastructure, with programs that focus ...
23. Whither China's economy?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... roads, bridge and airports, a good part of which is under-utilized.  Such infrastructure spending also fuels corruption as officials pocket a slice of the price.  The stimulus also provoked a real estate ...
24. Will China overtake the US?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
...  It is not hard to understand why countries have enormous difficulty catching up to the US, notwithstanding the latter's creaking infrastructure, deficient education system, and political paralysis in ...
25. Asia’s Development and the Leadership Issue
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... corresponding improvements in 'hard' and 'soft' infrastructure at each level”. Along this process - Lin argues - the governments should put in place policies aimed at “facilitating industrial upgrading ...
... required for the necessary infrastructure. The Arab Spring has taken hold for a variety of complex, and interconnected reasons. Water, or the lack of it, is a fundamental element in that mix. The intriguing ...
27. Central Asia Update
(Panorama/Globalization)
... through Central Asia it supposedly takes 10 days, but actually because of low quality of infrastructure, border checks, bureaucratic formalities, difference between Soviet and international standards of ...
28. Philippines' challenges
(Panorama/Development)
... GDP growth may have dropped to below 4% last year because of a double-digit decline in exports since the middle of 2011 and because of decreased public infrastructure spending. The Philippines is particularly ...
... been limited both in the number of items that can be cross-exchanged and the volume that is a forgettable figure in the overall bilateral trade. Apparently, the infrastructure bottlenecks are the main ...
30. Rise of Global Latinas
(Panorama/Investment)
... companies routinely face 12% to 20% borrowing rates. Brazil’s Bank for Social and Economic Development (Banco de Desenvolvimento Economica e Social, BNDES) may come to the rescue for large infrastructure ...
31. India -- the new frontier?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... targets for a long partnership. In particular, he is seeking to attract Indian investors to Australia (including in resource-related infrastructure) and work on trade opportunities in India.  Most importantly, ...
32. China's rebalancing imperative
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... employment.  But a large measure of the fiscal stimulus was in infrastructure, much of which is in roads, bridge and airports which are barely used (the "Japan Syndrome").  Such infrastructure spending ...
33. Kazakhstan and China
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... praising of the “Kazakh path”, but the country still has serious infrastructure problems, combined with an intrinsically unstable authoritarian political system and a still insufficiently diversified economy. ...
34. APEC Conference - How is Australia managing?
(Panorama/International Trade)
...  Mike Woods (Productivity Commission) Gary Bowditch (SMART Infrastructure) Is the cost of trading in Australia too high? James Hogan (HSBC Australia) Jeff Rae (ITS Global) Dr. Hermione Parsons (Institute ...
35. Australia: Beware of the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... is on a comprehensively unsustainable path.  China can no longer continue to rely on exports and investment (especially infrastructure investment) to sustain growth.  But despite claims in its new 5-year ...
36. Occupy Wall Street
(Panorama/Society)
... like fixing the ineffective parts of the US education system, investing in infrastructure, reforming the tax system, and implementing a sensible energy policy. The very people who are suffering from ...
... government spending lots on investment (like infrastructure, education, or R&D), it could be a good deficit.  In other words, borrowing is fine if it finances sound investment -- BUT, not if it finances ...
38. Development and democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... and Welzel argue that beneath China's seemingly monolithic political structure, the social infrastructure of democratization is emerging, it may not be as simple as that.  China's articulate and educated ...
... the reasons why so much of Japan’s assistance targets infrastructure projects.  Once again, who are we trying to help, Japanese big business or the developing countries?  Another scam in tied aid is all ...
40. Trade’s developmental magic
(Panorama/International Trade)
... for allocating resources.  But the market needs to be complemented by an active role by government in providing both hard and soft infrastructure.    In this context, government policy can play a very ...
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