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.
China's unbalanced Renminbi policy
The devaluation of the Renminbi these past few months is a backward step in China 's current challenging program to rebalance its economy, and achieve sustainable economic growth.
China's state capitalism
With Europe now in recession, and the US still muddling through, many observers are now preaching the merits of "state capitalism" as against liberal capitalism.
Abenomics' false promise
Abenomics took Japan and the rest of the world by storm. But today Abenomics seems more like a mirage than a miracle cure.
Japan rebalances Asian investment away from China
Formerly the largest Asian recipient of Japanese FDI, China has fallen out of favour with Japan-based companies in the past year.
Trade Surveillance and Anti Money Laundering Conference, 16-18 June, Singapore
marcus evans is organizing the 'Trade Surveillance and Anti Money Laundering Conference’ on 16-18 June in Grand Corpthone, Singapore. Register below.
Beijing's gentle approach to real estate bubble
G. Bin Zhao argues that the Chinese government will adopt a quiet approach to deflating the dangerous real estate bubble, given the huge impact a crash could have on the economy.
Asia's global giants like China, India and Japan, are missing out on many of the potential benefits of globalization, according to research by Germany's Bertelsmann Foundation.
FDI weakens further in 2013
In 2013 global FDI fell by 6% to $1.3 trillion, the second consecutive annual decline, following the 2010-2011 rebound, according to OECD estimates.
Berlin-Beijing booming economic relations
The booming economic relations between Germany and China are the result of an emerging special relationship that has implications way beyond trade, argues Emanuele Schibotto.
Yen decline on the cards
A Yen decline looks likely as Abenomics slows down, writes OMFIF Chairman David Marsh.
Malaysia Summit on Growth, Innovation and Leadership, 15 April 2014
Frost & Sullivan will host the Malaysian Growth, Innovation and Leadership annual Global Congress on 15 April 2014. Registration details below.
Frost & Sullivan 2014 Indonesia Congress, March 26
Frost & Sullivan will host the Growth, Innovation & Leadership Indonesia Congress on March 26, 2014 at the Hotel Mulia, Senayan - Jakarta.
Pension liabilities of India's government financial institutions
Mukul Asher and Yutika Vora offer their analysis for mitigating the fiscal risk of the pension liabilities of India's government financial institutions.
India's growth drivers and Mr Modi’s economic reasoning
Mukul Asher has shared with us his thoughts on India's growth drivers and the economic reasoning of Mr Modi, India's likely next Prime Minister.
Arun Maira, from India's Planning Commission, made a strong case for India optimism at a recent Bertelsmann Stiftung/Infosys conference in Bangalore.
Fiscal Discipline in India's States
Mukul Asher examines for us fiscal discipline in India's states, focusing on issues in measurement and use as a policy instrument.
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