Reforming Asia's public enterprises
When reforming Asia's public enterprises, change of control and ownership is not essential, argues Mukul Asher.
JAPAN -- FROST & SULLIVAN CONFERENCE, 10 JUNE 2014
Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership is holding a conference on 10 June, 2014 at the Tokyo American Club. Registration details are in Reference Section below:
Threats to Western Civilization
The main threat to Western Civilization is not the rise of Asia nor the size of China. It is the deterioration in the quality of Western economic and political institutions.
Japan -- a Venetian destiny?
In the Middle Ages, Venice was possibly the richest place on earth. But today, it is a mere museum, a shadow of its former self. Could the same Venetian destiny await Japan?
Korea - Asia's rising star
Japan's economy has been in a deep funk for two decades. China is in desperate need of a new economic and political model.
Emerging Asia's retarded service sectors
China, India and Indonesia suffer from very high restrictions on their trade in services, which are holding back their efforts to improve the lives of their citizens.
Japan's cultural industry potential
Japan's cultural industries have great potential to drive a new era of economic growth in this country which has suffered too long from economic gloom.
Thailand -- Frost & Sullivan conference, 28 May 2014.
Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership is holding a conference on 28 May, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Bangkok. Registration details are in Reference Section.
China's key growth industries
Energy, environmental protection, and healthcare are three key growth industries in China, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Business proposals for economic recovery
Australian business leaders are driving an impressive international initiative to re-energize the global economy in discussions at the OECD Forum 2014 in Paris this week.
Trade union concerns about Abenomics
Japan's trade unions have many concerns about Abenomics, as Nobuaki Koga, President of the Japanese trade union federation, RENGO, explained to us at OECD Forum 2014.
Economic priorities of India's new government
What might be the economic priorities of India's new National Democratic Alliance government led by Shri Narendra Modi of the Bhartiya Janata Party? Mukul G Asher has shared his thoughts with us.
2013 OECD China Economic Survey
Our friend Ken Davies, President of Growing Capacity, Inc., has kindly shared with us his excellent review of the OECD's 2013 China Economic Survey.
Japan must now go for growth!
Japan must now go for growth! Its GDP per capita is stuck at 20% below that of the upper half of the advanced OECD countries. And its labor productivity remains 25% below.
Quality Jobs & Inequality
We had the opportunity to meet with UNI Global Union’s General Secretary Philip Jennings, just ahead of OECD Forum 2014, to hear his views on the issue of “Quality Jobs & Inequality”.
Shinzo Abe on Abenomics
Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has shared with us through LinkedIn this article on Japan's New Growth Strategy: Bringing Rapid Reform To the Country.
Cool Japan: An enterprising new model?
Japan may be on the cusp of a fresh wave of “cool entrepreneurship” that could turn the country’s creative industries into a new source of growth.
Why did Japan stop growing?
Japan's very strong economic growth from the 1950s through to the 1980s was a virtual miracle. Its stagnation for the past two decades seems a mystery. How did it all happen?
Trade union leaders press for action on job creation and income inequality
Trade union leaders attending OECD Forum and Ministerial Council on May 5 - 7 will press for action on job creation and reducing income inequality.
Give growth a chance -- OECD Week 2013
"Give growth a chance" was the refrain from the economic outlook session at OECD Forum 2013.
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