Trade and Development

December 1, 2018

In this report under the API we consider the economic relationship between ASEAN and the European Union (EU). The comparison is often made between these two regional blocs, which represent the two leading efforts to integrate their respective regions.

December 1, 2018

Malaysia’s paddy and rice sector is one of the most assisted and subsidized industries within the country, which has severe implications on the cost of rice production as well as the productivity of the industry.

November 28, 2018

Global prosperity rises to highest ever level, but falling safety and security poses major challenges for individuals, communities and nations around the world.

November 23, 2018

Rather than cozying up to non-market economies, Canada should support Taiwan’s inclusion in the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, writes Scott Simon.

October 31, 2018

Delighting customers might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about successful supply chain management, which historically has focused on high efficiency and lower costs. But in a digital world — where everything is happening in real time and ideally with high transparency in all pro

October 24, 2018

This Policy Ideas builds on our previous report, “Illicit Trade in Malaysia: Causes and Consequences” (IDEAS, 2017). In that report we outlined the scale of illicit trade in Malaysia, the driving factors behind it and recommendations to address it.

October 23, 2018

The Indian growth story has been far from perfect. That is not an understatement by any stretch of imagination. A growing challenge for the economy is the fast-evolving problem of inequality.

October 3, 2018

The objective of the report titled “PML-N Economic Agenda: between Promises and Performance” is to analyze the economic performance of PML-N over the past five years, based on a series of 10 reports under PRIME’s Government Policy Scorecard Project.

September 25, 2018

Central and Eastern Europe is at a cross roads; the choices made over the next few years are going to determine the sustainability of future prosperity.

September 20, 2018

Urbanization has the potential to drive productivity, with cities as engines of growth. Cities create opportunities and play a key role in creating jobs, enhancing market competition and improving livability. However, if cities are managed poorly they may become centers of disease, crime, and despair.