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  • East Asia’s decoupling 

    Rajah, Roland (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2019-01-15)
    A decade ago, East Asia’s economies were largely geared towards serving Western export markets. Trade within the region was dominated by parts and components that went into products still primarily destined for the United States and Europe. But, as ...
  • Economic conflict between America and China: A truce declared, the talks begin 

    Edwards, John (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-12-30)
    China and the United States are in talks over their so-called trade war, the biggest threat to economic globalisation in decades. While the focus of the dispute has centred on tariffs, the underlying economic issues involved in the talks are both simpler ...
  • Labour migration as complementary pathways for refugees in the Asia-Pacific 

    Song, Jay (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-04-30)
    This working paper looks at current legal labour migration schemes in the Asia-Pacific region and examines if any can be opened to humanitarian migrants who may otherwise become targets for migrant smugglers and/or human traffickers. It collects and ...
  • Comparative international approaches to establishing identity in undocumented asylum seekers 

    Hollins, Kristian (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-04-30)
    Identity is a fundamental part of the obligations assessments of asylum seekers: the reasons for persecution are inherently linked to the individual’s identity. However, the nature of forced migration means that many will not have access to such ...

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