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  • Overdose of Quantitative Easing: Economic Weather Changing? 

    Lim, Christopher H; Mack, Vincent (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-10-16)
    The decade-long quantitative easing (QE) measures have resulted in the current reverse flow of capital from emerging markets to developed markets. This has led to an “economic drought” in the emerging markets. Would all these drive a currency meltdown ...
  • Currency Crisis: The Next One in ASEAN? 

    Lim, Christopher H.; Hui, Tan Ming (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-10-16)
    In today’s volatile, uncertain and complex global economic climate, currency crises could be triggered again in ASEAN. The impact of such currency turmoil would likely be more severe than the 1997-98 Asian Financial Crisis.
  • Sustainable Development: Can ASEAN Lead the Process? 

    Pitakdumrongkit, Kaewkamol (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-10-15)
    ASEAN is planning to establish its Centre for Sustainable Development Studies and Dialogue (ACSDSD). Whether the Centre will provide ASEAN leadership in SD cooperation depends on the entity’s design. Southeast Asian policymakers should apply the lessons ...
  • Evolving Nature of Cyber Conflict 

    Tan, Eugene EG (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-10-11)
    The understanding of the nature of cyber conflict is evolving and expanding, even as Singapore recognises the threat of deliberate online falsehoods. States need to develop holistic responses to keep up with these changes, and to protect the resilience ...

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