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41. Poverty in India
(Panorama/Development)
... by half between 1990 and 2015 the proportion of its population living on less than $1.25 a day.   In fact, India is not making sufficient developmental progress to meet a long list of MDGs by 2015, namely, ...
42. Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... now reached the point where they will bite not only the quality of growth, but also the quantity.  And the development challenges facing Asia remain enormous, with half the region still living on less ...
43. Asia's uneven development
(Panorama/Development)
Asia has wowed the world with its massive reduction in the number of people living on less than $1.25 a day, the standard measure of extreme poverty.  The region has thus achieved the first Millennium ...
44. Innovation Asia
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... need an ecosystem that can transform an idea into something truly meaningful. Nevertheless, innovation remains a somewhat blurry concept.  In its Global Innovation Index publication, the French business ...
45. Is China cracking?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
...  Also, as countries develop, their societies usually become more complex and diversified, and therefore less easy to control through authoritarianism.  Political scientists often point to the cases of ...
46. Human security in Asia
(Panorama/Development)
... needless to say, with globalization, the security of one person may also depend on the actions of others in other countries. Let's have a quick look at some human security issues as they apply to Asia ...
47. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... one-third less than the US. The Asian financial crisis of 1997 hit very hard Korea, Indonesia and Thailand.  And while the IMF's initial policy prescriptions were not appropriate, the many structural ...
48. Human development in Asia
(Panorama/Development)
... thanks to Japan's better scores on education and to a lesser extent life expectancy. So in this Asian Century, how do our Asian friends stack up in the human development race? Developing East Asia ...
49. Multidimensional poverty
(Panorama/Development)
... poverty classifies those people whose income is less than, say, half the median of all income earners, as living in poverty, and is used as a measure of poverty in the developed world. The Multidimensional ...
50. Beating global poverty?
(Panorama/Development)
... the $1.25 measure, from 61% to 36% between 1981 and 2008, the reduction in poverty is much less using the $2.00 poverty line, a fall from 87% to 71%.  Obviously, there are many people caught between $1.25 ...
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