.Change and innovation
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Youth and development in Asia
few decades, the Asia-Pacific region has undergone the most rapid economic transformation that any part of the world has ever seen. In this context, the region's youth are very much a bridging ...
Gender equality and development
... women now live 20 years longer on average than they did in 1960. Over half a billion women have joined the world's labor force over the
30 years as women's participation in paid work has risen in ...
Emerging Asia's precarious middle class
... also as some of the elite may lose their privileged positions. As the Asian Development Bank reports, emerging Asia's middle class has increased dramatically over the
couple of decades ... But ...
Asia’s Development and the Leadership Issue
... Development Bank have shown that inequality has been on the rise throughout the region during the
two decades. Even Japan, a country where a relatively equal income distribution was its trademark ...
Breaking time for the BRICs?
... had a population over 150 million and GDP larger than $100 billion.) O'Neill analyses the
and prospective performance of the growth markets based on his "growth environment score" index which comprises ...
Is China's economy in the balance?
... inputs are distorted, yet what is being manufactured is exceptionally competitive in global markets. Income inequality has been deteriorating sharply over the
several decades yet some 500 million ...
Central Asia Update
... to government for the price which is just a third of global prices. Agricultural productivity remains very low in all Central Asian states with acute problems in water management and
ure usage. These ...
How the Philippines benefits from Australia's booming links with China
... which is pushing up the value of the Australian dollar, and in consequence enticing Australian companies to offshore business processing services to the Philippines. Over the
decade or more, Australia ...
2012 -- a time to prepare for the long haul
... Asian tigers, will be much more vulnerable than in the
. Exchange rate movements Strong economies have strong exchange rates, and in times of global uncertainty investors flock to safe havens. ...
Some Australia Day thought leadership
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... we need is the insight and foresight to put our resources to good use. At the moment, many of our best scientific minds have left for greener
ures, and many have been culled through lack of funding. ...