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Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
... than $2 a day, and the majority of its
-vaunted middle class being in the lower middle class category (consumption of $2-4 a day). Where does all this leave Australia? The land "down-under" should ...
Asia's uneven development
... for human rights that are not covered by the MDGs, the region is not doing so well at all. And even on the poverty count, some parts of Asia are doing
better than others. In the year 2000, ...
China's lack of global leadership
... spotlight at the World Economic Forum at Davos. Chinese leaders are
more preoccupied by domestic rather than international issues. Domestic stability is vital for the survival of the regime ...
Is China cracking?
... Moreover, it highlights the immensity of factional infighting and corruption in China. The Chinese propaganda machine is now firing its full arsenal at BO, the man who used the media so
to cultivate ...
Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
... War 2.
of the rest of East Asia had also suffered greatly through the war, and was in the midst of throwing off colonial powers. And the Korean peninsula was on the verge of its destructive war. ...
Human development in Asia
... a broad proxy of human development, which is a
broader concept than the HDI. But the HDI does give us a better sense of human development than poverty reduction figures which are about lifting people ...
... MPI is higher than its income poverty, the reverse of the other countries. This suggests that there is
to gain in India in improving the delivery of basic public services. This argument also applies ...
Beating global poverty?
... life is still
further in the distance for many, and rich countries are now experiencing growing poverty themselves. This impressive performance in beating extreme poverty is in large part thanks ...
Asian Century Hype
... years ago! And
of the rest of Asia was in the throws of throwing out its various colonial masters, without having made
progress. Thus, in 1950 Asia's share of world GDP was less than 20%, while ...
America and China: Asia's great powers
... Military ground troops were necessary to take on the Taliban, but they are no longer necessary to fight terrorism. There is
less need for US presence in Europe from which it is withdrawing. Russia ...
... The two people are residents of different countries which use different currencies. A similar transaction between two people, one in Seattle and the other in New York, a
greater distance, is just ...
... economies which have greater investment opportunities. In reality,
finance flows out of these emerging and developing economies and into countries like the US, the UK and Australia (the "Lucas paradox")... ...