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Evolving global economic architecture : will we have a new Bretton Woods?
The Asian financial crisis (AFC) of 1997–1998 had led to calls for a “New International Financial Architecture” (NIFA) and discussions had focused on crisis prevention, management and resolution ...
Reform of the international financial architecture : how can Asia have a greater impact in the G20?
The Asian financial crisis (AFC) of 1997–1998 had led to calls for the reform of the IFA—policies and practices of institutions that promote global financial stability. The V-shaped recovery from the crisis ...
G20 Summit : how Asia can strengthen its voice
The G20 provides an unprecedented opportunity for Asian countries to be heard on matters related to international economic policies. How can Asia further strengthen its collective voice at the G20 ...
Cannes Summit : make G20 Plus transparent
Instead of resisting, regional organisations have chosen to constructively engage with the G20. At the Seoul summit last year, the G20 initiated institutional reforms to enhance its legitimacy. The Cannes summit next month ...
IMF : next head will not be from Asia
Despite a compelling case, the next IMF Head will not be from Asia. Asia has to wait a bit longer, but it is only a matter of time.
Asian monetary fund : getting nearer
The establishment of the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) recently and the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralisation (CMIM) last year has shortened the road towards the Asian Monetary Fund (AMF). But still, ...
Should the BRICs bail out Europe?
The sovereign debt crisis in Europe is fast becoming a banking crisis which could plunge the world into Great Depression II. Europe needs to take bold actions and make a political case for the survival of the euro. But ...
Eurozone crisis : will reforms be enough?
The Economic and Monetary Union launched in Europe in 1999, was an experiment amongst countries with diverse economic structures. A number of reforms have since been initiated to address the flaws in its design. Will these ...
Seoul G20 Summit : will it adopt Singapore’s 3G ideas?
The invitation to Singapore to participate in the G20 Summit is a recognition that the Global Governance Group (3G) it initiated can contribute to the G20 process. In Seoul, the leaders should adopt the 3G ideas to position ...
LEP2 : phase two of South Asia's "look east" policies?
"Look East" policies implemented by South Asian countries in the early 1990s have had positive impacts on their economies. These countries now need to move on the second phase of their "Look East" policies.