From AGD 2016: Redefining Growth – from Wealth to Well-being
BCG’s Douglas Beal defines the factors critical to a life well lived.
China's Transparency Problem
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and HKU Professor Geng Xiao on China’s need for officials with strong policy credibility and the ability to handle market volatility.
From AGD 2016: What is the PBOC's Strategy for the Yuan?
Fellow Patrick Low previews Asia-Global Dialogue 2016 on behalf of the AGI with Bloomberg Television.
In Search of Growth Strategies
Academic Council Chairman Michael Spence discusses what works- and what doesn’t- in formulating growth strategies.
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Studying growth in Developing Asia today needs more than the mathematical result of inputs and outputs. It is a complex task involving the examination of how strategies and systems interact to allow economies to pursue sustainable growth in times of great change. At the heart of this study is China.View more
Finance & Macroeconomics
As Asia’s growth continues, we look at key developments in the areas of finance including currency internationalization and shadow banking, as well as economics. We then ask how these are likely to impact Asia, the global financial architecture and the global economy.View more
Countries used to believe that in the early stages of development they could grow first and deal with environmental problems later. Those days are over. Prosperity is achievable in Asia, but it must come with a responsible approach to the environment and an awareness of ecological needs and constraints.View more
Trade & Investment
Services play a crucial and often dominant role in global value chains, contributing to job creation and economic development. As patterns of production, trade, investment and consumption evolve, we ask how the next generation of GVCs will shift, jobs, income, profits and wealth.View more
World Trade Organisation Faces Moment of Reckoning
Fellow Patrick Low says the stakes are high for the WTO as it kicks off its 10th Ministerial Talks in Nairobi.
The Paris Agreement: A New Global Vision
Mukul Sanwal writes that China and India played a defining role in shaping an agreement which goes beyond emission curbs.
A Hard Look at a Soft Global Economy
Academic Council Chairman Michael Spence discusses the lackluster global economy and how to turn it around.
The Promise of China's G-20 Presidency
Could Beijing's ascendancy translate into accelerated progress and positive changes within the G20?
World that Wants Growth Shouldn’t Give up on Trade
Vice President of Research Patrick Low talks about the need to reverse the trend of protectionism as a way of giving global economic growth a boost.