Asia

On Energy Subsidy Reforms in India

January 12, 2015 by Siddharth Singh
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The new Indian government—now seven months old—led by Prime Minister Modi has maintained a fair degree of continuity of the economic policies initiated by the previous government. This is especially true in the case of energy pricing and subsidies: the government has continued the gradual removal of energy subsidies that had begun during Manmohan Singh’s […]

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Will a Rising China Respect Sovereignty?

December 31, 2014 by Ameya Naik
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China’s approach to domestic and foreign policy alike has long been driven by the twin imperatives of maintaining high economic growth and domestic stability, but these objectives have become more disjunct than in the past.

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The Dark Side of the Boom: As China’s Economy Grows, Evictions and Land Grabs Rise With It

December 28, 2014 by Victor Clemens
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While China’s rapid economic growth has benefited many, millions also have been left behind by unequal wealth distribution, opaque financial deals, widespread corruption, and lack of independent channels for accountability.

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Action, Not Just Outrage, Needed After Peshawar Massacre

December 21, 2014 by Uzair Younus
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Pakistan has been at the center of the battle for Islam, a battle that has become more polarizing and deadly with every passing year. Yet, even after the horrific attack in Peshawar, Pakistan is unable to take decisive action to counter the extremist narrative.

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