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New urbanisation under globalisation and the social implications in China

China launched a new urbanisation programme for the period of 2014–2020. The new urbanisation programme will produce positive impacts on China’s social...

The Internet, cross-border data flows and international trade

The Internet and the free flow of data across borders is becoming a key platform for international trade. Digital products can be sold online and the...

Is there a role for social pensions in Asia?

Rapid population ageing and economic transformation in Asia underline the policy challenges associated with ensuring income security in old age. This...

Energy prices, subsidies and resource tax reform in China

The Chinese leadership in November 2013 is determined to embark upon a new wave of comprehensive reforms in China. This is clearly reflected by the key...

Targets and fisheries management in the Asia and Pacific region

Marine fisheries in the Asia and the Pacific region play an important role in global, regional and national economies. Many of the fisheries in the region...

A proposal to integrate price mechanisms into international climate negotiations

The Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change continue their efforts to forge a new binding international agreement by 2015....

Economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific and the global trading system

The global trading system has underpinned huge growth in trade and the integration of economies that have signed on to it, whether they are political...

International institutions and the rise of Asia

This article applies a game-theoretical analysis of institutions to the international institutional architecture, of which the G20 is treated as a central...

Three pillars of fisheries policy

The causes of overfishing are reviewed along with deficiencies in top-down input-regulated fisheries management. An alternative is the three pillars of...

Green pricing in the Asia Pacific: an idea whose time has come?

This article discusses the potential benefits of an enhanced use of externality pricing schemes in the Asia Pacific. Prices on emissions and congestion...

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