RSIS Policy Briefs


  • ASEAN Small and Medium Enterprises: Towards a Sustainable Integrated Economy 

    Vineles, Phidel Marion G. (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-05-03)
    This policy brief underscores the importance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in ensuring sustainable economic development in ASEAN. It discusses the opportunities and impediments that SMEs in the region face. New policy anchors are recommended ...
  • World Humanitarian Summit - Implications for the Asia-Pacific 

    Cook, Alistair D. B. (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-03-27)
    The policy discussion brought together some 40 experts, all attending in their personal capacities. The policy discussion focused on the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit, the ASEAN Vision 2025 on Disaster Management, frameworks for action, ...
  • New Global Economic Architecture: An Asian Perspective 

    Rana, Pradumna Bickram; Mordecai, Aédán (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2016-04-22)
    This policy brief will summarise the implications of the changing nature of the Global Economic Architecture (GEA). Recommendations will be made to the various related international institutions in order to create a cohesive environment that could ...
  • The 2015 Nepal Earthquake: Implications for Future International Relief Efforts 

    Cook, Alistair D. B.; Shrestha, Maxim; Htet, Zin Bo (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2016-04-15)
    This brief aims to provide a general overview of the international response in the immediate aftermath of the disaster, focusing primarily on the search and rescue and immediate relief phase. It also hopes to highlight observations and recommendations, ...

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