Malaysia’s journey towards becoming a high-income nation will become more meaningful if all Malaysians are given the opportunity to share the benefits of prosperity. Photo: World Bank/Samuel Goh…

Kenneth Simler |

Much has been written on the escalation of the trade dispute. What hasn’t been discussed is what will be the impact on developing nations who rely on trade as an engine of economic growth for…

Caroline Freund |

© Ursula Meissner/The Nature Conservancy The North Atlantic hurricane season officially opens June 1, and there are predictions that storms this year could be worse than average again. That would…

Michael W. Beck, GM Lange, Siddharth Narayan |

Amid the recent rise of populism and protectionism, the labor market implications of trade have increasingly moved to the center of political and economic debates. Autor et al (2013), in an…

Ha Minh Nguyen |

Disasters hit the poorest the hardest. Poor people are not only more vulnerable to climate-related shocks, but they also have fewer resources to prevent, cope with, and adapt to disasters. The…

Monica Vidili |

This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly MALAYSIA has travelled far on the road to economic growth and shared prosperity. Using its natural resources, the country not only…

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

Strong trade connectivity can help disaster response and recovery by ensuring that humanitarian relief goods and services get to where they are needed when disaster strikes.  Trade policy measures…

Selina Jackson, Michael Roberts |

Pope Francis became the first Pope to address the UN General Assembly and US Congress It has been a fascinating time to be in the United States and watch as the media and American public were…

Adam Russell Taylor |

This blog is part of the series #OneSouthAsia exploring how South Asia can become a more integrated, thus more economically dynamic region. The blog series is a  lead up to the South Asia Economic…

Prabha Chandran |

Last month, I met an obstetrician in India and in the course of conversation, asked her how many babies she had delivered.   “After ten thousand babies, I stopped counting, ” she said.   Naturally…

Amit Jain |