economy

IMF, World Bank and COVID-19

How have global financial institutions responded to the economic crisis triggered by the viral outbreak?

| Apr 30, 2020

Why Southasia’s air is cleaner this Earth Day

Environmental gains for Southasia need not end when factories reopen.

| Apr 22, 2020

Southasiasphere: Issue #3

Viral Islamophobia, economic crisis and food security, and how COVID-19 has impacted legislatures in Southasia.

| Apr 17, 2020

The frontier economy

Corruption and inequality have remained key features of Myanmar’s post-democratic political economy.

| Dec 04, 2019

A waste of lives

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

| Aug 13, 2019

Global capital, local labour

The Indian government’s push for so-called labour reforms will take aim at provisions that safeguard worker rights.

| Nov 21, 2014

The general’s atoll

The political grooming of the Maldivian armed forces threatens democracy, as well as the sanctity of the public sphere.

| Sep 26, 2014

To live free

A new book exposes the myths behind India's 'growth miracle', and looks for ways out of the ecological and social devastation of the current neoliberal model.

| Jan 22, 2013

Departure lounge

Hanging out in Kathmandu's international airport with soon-to-be migrants.

| Oct 01, 2011

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