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21. Korea -- Asia's rising star
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... "relative poverty", meaning the share of the population living on less than half the median wage.  Contributing to these disturbing trends is the fact that one-third of all employees have non-regular ...
22. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... of 10%.  Over 500 million people lifted out of poverty.  China is now the world's largest exporter and manufacturer, and its second largest economy.  2 of China's banks are among the world's top 10, and ...
23. Poverty in India
... poverty in this country. For much of the post-war era, India's period of independence, the country was condemned to the "Hindu rate of growth" of about 3 1/2%, or little more than 1% a year in per ...
24. Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... cooperation. Asia has managed to stun the world to date with its rapid and massive reduction in poverty, and the rise of its middle class, despite fractures like corruption and over-dependence on exports ...
25. Asia's uneven 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 ...
26. China's lack of global leadership
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... as it navigates its complex transition.  Three decades of rapid growth have reduced poverty and created lots of prosperity, but have also made it more challenging to maintain stability.  Citizens are more ...
27. Innovation Asia
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... the large cities of their countries -- in sharp contrast to the poverty that may prevail in the rest of their country. To explore innovation issues in depth, INSEAD has developed a "Global Innovation ...
28. Human security in Asia
... that we covered in an earlier article by deliberately focusing on life's downside risks and vulnerabilities, which are partly caused by poverty.  Thus, addressing the challenges of human security requires ...
29. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... the natural environment has suffered greatly.  But in the case of Asia, the region's massive reductions in poverty are principally due to its rapid economic growth, whose benefits have been spread widely, ...
30. Human development in Asia
... a broad proxy of human development, which is a much 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 ...
31. Multidimensional poverty
There are several ways of looking at poverty.  Consumption (or income) poverty is a measure of absolute poverty based on "poverty lines" like $1.25 and $2.00 a day for people in the developing world.  Relative ...
32. Beating global poverty?
... was the following - "make poverty history". The World Bank's latest poverty estimates for the developing world suggest that we are well on the road to beating extreme poverty.  But a decent and comfortable ...
33. Urbanization in Asia -- 12 things to know in 2012
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... an Asia and Pacific Free of Poverty. http://www.adb.org/documents/strategy-2020-working-asia-and-pacific-free-poverty  6.  Climate change may threaten the sustainability of water use in urban centers ...
34. Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
As countries navigate the path from poverty to prosperity, they typically experience a relative decline in their agricultural sectors, a shift towards manufacturing, and then a rise of their services sectors. ...
35. Youth and development in Asia
... investing in youth will boost economic growth, reduce poverty, and make us all better off. This is especially the case for developing countries whose youth number 1.3 billion, or almost one-quarter of ...
Poor countries typically have a tiny rich elite, large impoverished masses, and a very small "middle class".  When development succeeds, society's middle class expands as poor people escape poverty, and ...
37. Asia’s Development and the Leadership Issue
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... paramount importance of rapid growth to eliminate extreme poverty conditions and climb the technology ladder. At present, Asian political and economic actors should equally realize that for sound economic ...
38. Is China's economy in the balance?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... people have been lifted out of poverty. These paradoxes are shaped in part by differing ideological views, but they also reflect a misinterpretation about the nature of China’s growth process. China’s ...
39. Measuring up Asia's economy
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... whole point of an economy is to serve its people, and above all to improve their living standards and reduce their poverty. In fact, the region has achieved great progress in poverty reduction.  While ...
40. Australia to the UN Security Council?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... level of recognition and respect internationally in areas like climate change, the G20, the expanded East Asian Summit, nuclear disarmament, disaster and humanitarian response, global poverty alleviation, ...
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