Category: Asia Pacific

For Whom the Bell Tolls- the TPP and Donald Trump

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Donald Trump may be a man of many words, or “the best words”, but when it comes to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) he is certainly a man of his word. In a move that surprised few President Trump withdrew…

Demonetisation: Taking India to Uncharted Territories

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Few fiscal policies result in overnight changes to an economy, but Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation program in 2016 was a policy intended to combat corruption and tax fraud that ended up jolting the economy’s output within a couple…