Bangladesh’s industrial disasters a blight on strong development gains
Bangladesh is emerging as a manufacturing powerhouse, but it must address pressing worker safety issues, writes John West.
Book Review: Decoding China’s Export Miracle
Participation in global value chains has been the key factor driving China’s exports and economic development, according to Professor Yuqing Xing's new book, as reviewed by John West.
China’s innovation dilemma
Tech advances have been impressive, but constraints on business productivity and imagination are a major obstacle, writes John West.
THE RECENT HISTORY OF MYANMAR
As Myanmar struggles with bloody instability, Glen Robinson reminds of the recent history of this country.
The case for Investment in SouthEast Asia
Glen Robinson makes the case for investing in Southeast Asia.
Book Review - China: The Bubble That Never Pops
One of the great puzzles is why China's bubble economy has never popped.
AUSTRALIA’S INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ENGAGEMENT 2019
With disruption and rethinking prompted by the Covid-19 Virus, Australia’s commercial linkage with the global community will change significantly, writes Glen Robinson.
Book Review: What’s holding China’s economy back?
The CCP’s discriminatory hukou system is a great obstacle to changing from world’s factory to a service-driven economy, writes John West.
Australian Corporate Tax To 2018
Glen Robinson rejects the claim that Australia needs to reduce the headline tax rate to remain “competitive”.
Whither the Australian Treasury?
The waning of the Australian Treasury’s partnership with the Treasurer raises many questions for the nation's future, writes John West.
Will India Ever Fulfill Its Economic Potential?
India's Narendra Modi may be rubbing shoulders with Donald Trump this week, but the Indian economy can't hold a candle to America's.
India squanders its comparative advantage
India is squandering its comparative advantage in labour-intensive manufactures, writes John West.
Improving Japan’s corporate governance
Improving Japan’s corporate governance is critical for the country’s future prosperity, writes John West.
AUSTRALIA AS AN ASIAN INVESTOR
AFG Venture Group's Glen Robinson argues that Australia is lagging behind others for investment and exports to Asia.
As Global Protectionism Rises, Japan Emerges as Asia’s Free Trade Champion
John West explains how Japan became a free trade champion—and why it matters.
Le mythe du siècle de l'Asie
L'économiste John West signe l'acte de décès du mythe Asiatique.
The Great DEbTERIORATION
Impotent Capital and alogorithms are a deadly cocktail, write Jayasri Priyalal.
Robotics Improves the Fate of Demographic Decline in Japan
John West explains how advanced #robotics is proving to be very helpful in dealing with Japan's demographic decline.
China's precarious economic future
Dinny McMahon provides an excellent forensic investigation of the Chinese economy in his book "China's Great Wall of Debt", writes John West.
Why Xi's China is in Jeopardy
George Magnus's recent book "Red Flags: Why Xi's China is in Jeopardy" highlights four "traps" which put the Chinese economy in jeopardy, writes John West.
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