Asia's global value chains -- Part 2
Global value chains entail many risks and challenges, which are addressed in this note.
Asia's global value chains -- Part 3
While GVCs hold the promise of economic upgrading, there is also the risk of "social downgrading" such as human trafficking, forced labor, child labor, and denial of labor and other human rights.
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Water: A Global Crisis
The world water crisis is both severe and entirely avoidable, write Peter Brabeck-Letmathe and Asit K. Biswas.
Water: Future, Prospects and Challenges
Asit K. Biswas and Ahmet C. Bozer share their views on the future, prospects and challenges for water.
Workers face security crisis
The international trade union movement warned the OECD Forum 2015 that the world's workers face a security crisis.
What Fifa tells us about the world order
OMFIF's David Marsh has shared with us his thoughts on what Fifa tells us about the world order.
Sheep bytes: New Zealand’s secondary cities can be a model for creative revival
Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley discuss how secondary cities in New Zealand might retain their relevance in a spatially imbalanced economy.
Rana Plaza -- 2 years after
April 24, 2015, marked the two year anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse -- one of the worst industrial disasters in history. Where does Bangladesh stand today, asks John West?
Australia's healthcare system needs IT solutions
Performance driven IT solutions are critical to reduce fragmentation in Australia’s healthcare system, says Frost & Sullivan.
Asian Century reality check
From the heady hype of 2010-2012, speculation about the prospects for an Asian century has cooled down, argues John West.
Key technology trends for Australia’s healthcare in 2015
Key technology trends for Australia’s healthcare in 2015 are digitalisation, decentralisation and democratisation, says Frost & Sullivan.
Citations are not enough
Citations are not enough: Academic promotion panels must take into account a scholar’s presence in popular media, argue Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr.
Australia’s healthcare has good vital signs
Australia’s healthcare has good vital signs, but sustainability, costs and sources of funding are critical areas, says Frost & Sullivan.
Asia's economic catchup challenge
Asia's miracle economies are experiencing great challenges catching up to the Western world, despite their rapid development.
Education Asia -- myths and realities
Asian countries have long topped the OECD's PISA survey on the state of global education. But how good really are Asia's education systems, asks John West?
Water -- the top global risk
Water is the top global risk, argue Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
Climate change? Pay heed to water
Climate change has won world attention, but a shortage of potable water points to a problem hanging over man's primal need, argue Peter Brabeck-Letmathe and Asit K. Biswas.
It's nasty weather everywhere
It's nasty weather everywhere, argue Cecilia Tortajada & Asit K. Biswas.
Ebola problem is deeper than it appears for WHO
To maintain the global health body in its dysfunctional form and flawed governance structure is to make the world increasingly vulnerable to new pandemics, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
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