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The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Taiwan's Future Development Strategy

October 2013

Abstract: On October 11 and 12th, the Democracy in Taiwan Project at the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, in cooperation with the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, will hold its 8th annual conference, on the Trans...

The Impact of Migration on the Sending Country: Evidence from the Philippines

May 2013

More than 215 million people—approximately 3% of the world’s population—now live outside their country of birth (United Nations, 2009).

China and Africa: Are there Lessons for Development?

April 2013

The lost decades for China in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s look remarkably like the lost decades of Africa in the 1980s and 1990s. Poor land rights, weak incentives, incomplete markets and inappropriate investment portfolios.

The United Nations and a World in Transition

January 2013

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented a free public talk at Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 17.

A Mechanism for Promoting Comparative Health Policy Research in the Asia-Pacific Region

October 2011

The Asia Pacific Observatory (APO) on Health Systems and Policies was established in June 2011. It is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, civil society, and the research community.

Private Providers and Public-Private Partnerships in Health: Asia in Comparative Perspective

January 2009

Birger Carl Forsberg will present findings from studies in China and Vietnam and put those findings into a broader comparative perspective regarding the future role of the private sector in improving health service delivery and population health....

The United States and Asia's Newest Tiger: Trade, Aid and Governance in Vietnam

October 2007

Vietnam has become the newest "Asian tiger." The U.S. played a leading role in negotiating Vietnam's January 2007 entry into the World Trade Organization and the 2001 U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement.