Simmering trade disputes are decreasing the beneficial effects of free trade and could in the long-term damage the rules-based order upon which global commerce is based.
Blog posts on "Japan"
Global supply chains link the welfare of disaster-hit companies and their surrounding communities to a network of corporations that have an economic incentive to help them bounce back.
Earthquakes, powerful storms, tsunamis and other disasters have powerful immediate impacts, but they also do long-term damage that often gets overlooked.
Hydrogen has the potential to be the next breakthrough energy source but key challenges need to be overcome before it can be scaled up to widespread use. Developing countries could be at the forefront of this new “hydrogen economy”
An aging population can have a dramatic impact on a country’s economy but Japan has shown that innovative approaches and policies can help mitigate the effects
Time will tell whether Asia-Pacific’s increasing trend toward regional integration extend further into labor markets.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to investing in high-speed rail for Asian cities.
Asian economies generally meet the conditions for a demography-driven middle-income trap, especially in East and Southeast Asia.
Both global and regional trade integration can affect national exports, and vice versa.
The youth have the power in their hands to shape not only their future, but also the current state of affairs.