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21. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the United States, which has an economy that increasingly relies on highly skilled workers. The rise of Asian Americans is an ...
22. Views of Asia's next generation
... violence and social disruption.  Unevenly distributed economic growth offers uneven opportunities across peoples, translating into unevenly distributed income.  But in the long run, it is opportunity and ...
23. The Economist on China
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... for foreign consumers.  It caps interest rates on bank deposits, depriving households of interest income and transferring it to corporate borrowers.  And because some of China's markets remain largely ...
24. China's urbanization
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... citizens to subsized healthcare, unemployment insurance, guaranteed minimum incomes and basic welfare support which are only available in cities. During the unstable times of the "Great Leap Forward" ...
25. Korea -- Asia's rising star
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to overtake Japan's income per capita. Korea's economic catchup has been nothing short of miraculous.  Its income per capita has jumped from less than 20% of Japan's four decades ago to 90% today.  ...
26. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... be easy, it is essential for China to become a modern, harmonious, and creative high-income society. China's economic performance these past three decades has been spectacular.  Annual GDP growth rate ...
27. Poverty in India
... for a broad cross section of the nation.  In fact, income inequality has risen and poverty reduction trends have not improved in the reform era, a period when improved growth has been concentrated in the ...
28. Innovation Asia
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... knowledge and adapting it to their local conditions.  And some enterprises from middle income countries are emerging on the global innovation scene, even if they may be based in "islands of progress" in ...
29. Human security in Asia
... below the $1.25-a-day income mark. (iii) health insecurity.  Again, Asia has seen a great improvement in its population's life expectancy and health condition.  The population has a better protection ...
30. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... income. And after the Meiji opening of Japan, the government sent "learning missions" abroad to absorb as much Western knowledge as possible.  For example, the Iwakura mission spent two years (1871-73) ...
31. Human development in Asia
... in three basic aspects of human development, namely, health, knowledge, and income.  Health is measured by life expectancy, knowledge by mean years of schooling, and income by gross national income in ...
32. Multidimensional poverty
There are several ways of looking at poverty.  Consumption (or income) poverty is a measure of absolute poverty based on "poverty lines" like $1.25 and $2.00 a day for people in the developing world.  Relative ...
33. Beating global poverty?
... in the developing world living below $1.25 per day in 2015. -- most of the 649 million people who have escaped poverty at the $1.25 per day standard are still poor by the standards of middle-income developing ...
34. Asian Century Hype
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... century, it caught up with and overtook China in per capita income.  The Meiji takeover in 1868 involved a massive institutional change aimed at catching up with the West.  By 1950, Japan's GDP per capita ...
35. Urbanization in Asia -- 12 things to know in 2012
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
...  9.  In the PRC, migration has created an urban sprawl and made it more difficult for people to rely on biking and walking for transport. As per capita incomes have risen, there has been a continuing ...
36. Whither China's economy?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... a fairer share of income, this would boost domestic demand, reduce the need to rely on export demand, and also make the socially discontented Chinese workers more happy. Getting a fairer share of the ...
37. Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... are seeking to avoid falling into a middle income trap of arrested development? First things first, why is the service sector so important in our economies? While some service sector jobs like flipping ...
38. Will China overtake the US?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... sophistication, really surpass the US?  After all, in 2010 China's gross national income in purchasing power parity terms was only $7640 whereas that of the US was $47360. These questions bring us ...
39. Gender equality and development
... education these gaps are closing rapidly, and much faster than when today's rich countries were poorer. Since 1980, women are now living longer than men in all parts of the world, and in low income countries ...
... and is still struggling.  And in the context of Asia's growing income disparities, there is a very much smaller group, notably in China, that is becoming extremely wealthy, but which has little interest ...
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