Tag Archives: Pacific

Aging in East Asia and Pacific

The World Bank has just published the report “Live Long and Prosper: Aging in East Asia and Pacific.” The study shows that East Asia is aging faster than any other region in history, which could lead to a steep drop in the size of its workforce and sharp increases in public spending on pensions, health …
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Asia-Pacific Regional Economic Outlook, Oct-2011

The IMF has just published its latest Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Asia and the Pacific. The REO reports that the spillovers from global growth amid still high inflation pressures in much of the region mean that policymakers inAsia face a delicate balancing act. Growth inAsiahas moderated since the second quarter of 2011, mainly reflecting …
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Economic Recovery in Asia and the Pacific

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has just launched the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2009: Year-end Update. The update indicates that the region is leading the global economic recovery, with the growth rate in 2010 forecast to reach 6.3%, the highest in the world. …
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