Philippines: Asia's new tiger economy
The Philippines' economy grew by 7.1% in the July to September quarter, surprising even the optimistic forecasters. The Pearl of the Orient is finally becoming an Asian tiger.
Lessons from Singapore
Is Singapore a unique case of authoritarian capitalism? Or could it have lessons for us all? Mitchell Wigdor's book, "No Miracle", provides some answers to these questions.
Impact of Disease on the Philippines’ Development
Poverty usually means increased exposure to infectious diseases and poor health, writes Sophia University's Ralph Catbagan, who explores the case of the Philippines.
How the Philippines benefits from Australia’s booming links with China
Australia’s booming trade and investment with China, is pushing up the Australian dollar, and thus enticing Australian Australian companies to outsource business processing services to the Philippines
The changes underway in Burma are so dramatic that it is hard to assess the situation clearly. Here is a quick attempt.
Burma requires patience
Burma requires much patience to secure its developmental future, argued Asian Development Bank Vice President, Stephen Groff, at a recent Washington seminar.
Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
"We can't understand the rise of China using Western concepts" argues Martin Jacques, the author of "When China Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World".
New structural economics and development
China's Justin Yifu Lin is development economics' leading contemporary thinker. His “new structural economics” provides an excellent framework for rethinking economic development.
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