FinTech in Asia
FinTech is a major new development in Asia, which calls for a regional supervisory and regulatory framework, argues John West in a report for UniApro, Asia's trade union leader.
Philippines and global value chains
Philippine economics journalist, Rene E. Ofreneo, offers some interesting analysis of the Philippines' challenges for participating in global value chains.
Asian Century Could Belong to India
India is a slow burner compared with China, but it is moving decisively ahead. The Asian Century could well belong to India, writes John West.
Reviews of Asian Century … on a Knife-edge
Here are some highlights of the reviews of John West's new book, "Asian Century ... on a Knife-edge"
China and Global Value Chains
In their new book, “China and Global Value Chains”, Yutao Sun and Seamus Grimes provide a forensic analysis of China’s participation in Global Value Chains, writes John West.
Global Value Chains for an Asian Century
Getting better value out of global value chains may be the greatest challenge of the emerging Asian Century, writes John West.
Questioning the Asian Century
Here is an extended version of John Fallon's excellent review of John West's new book, "Asian Century ... on a Knife-edge".
New book on Asian Century
Don't miss my new book, "Asian Century ... on a Knife-edge", writes John West.
Asian Century on a Knife-edge
Here is a quick introduction to my new book, "Asian Century ... on a Knife-edge", from John West.
More FDI could boost Bhutan’s happiness
Bhutan's “gross national happiness” is improving. But if the country can diversify its economy, it could attract FDI that would improve its fortunes still further. John West reports.
Apple's global value chains in Asia
Seamus Grimes explains the intricacies of Apple's global value chains in Asia, something which even Donald Trump will not be able to change.
Global value chains and the US missing exports
The US trade deficit is overstated due to the failure of trade statistics to capture flows of intellectual property embedded in exports. Yuqing Xing calls for trade statistics to be reformed.
Asia's infrastructure debt trap.
Robert Wihtol warns Asia's emerging economies to beware of the infrastructure debt trap.
India’s GST (Goods and Services Tax) reform
Mukul Asher, Anwar Ali and Rohini Aggarawal discuss Select Intitatives by Tax Authorities and Professional Organizations in Imparting GST Training and Awareness in India.
Corporate Taxation in Australia
Glen Robinson of AFG Venture Group shares his perspectives on corporate taxation in Australia.
How Indian States Can Leverage NITI Aayog for Better Governance and Outcomes
Mukul Asher from the National University of Singapore makes some proposals on how Indian States Can Leverage NITI Aayog for Better Governance and Outcomes
India's GST reform
Mukul. G. Asher and Rohini Aggarwal examine the implications of India's GST reform for the States, ULBs and the PRIs.
Fiscal federalism in India
Mukul Asher of the National University of Singapore writes on leveraging CSS To Obtain Better Outcomes an Imperative For The States in India
Race to finance Asia's infrastructure heats up
The competition between institutions to bridge Asia’s financing gap is both good news and bad. John West reports from the ADB’s annual meeting in Yokohama.
ADB meeting: investment in digital brings big dividends
Speakers at the Asian Development Bank’s annual meeting in Yokohama were keen to stress the transformative effect of technology investment. John West reports.
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