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M. Niaz Asadullah

M. Niaz Asadullah

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M. Niaz Asadullah, Professor of Development Economics at Monash University Malaysia, is Head of the Southeast Asia cluster of the Global Labor Organization.

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  1. Asia’s Captive Market for Migrant Labor
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    Asia’s Captive Market for Migrant Labor

    Sep 27, 2022 M. Niaz Asadullah highlights how an entrenched alliance of politicians, bureaucrats, and business elites is exploiting workers.

  2. Gender-Equal Education Is About More Than Access
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    Gender-Equal Education Is About More Than Access

    Jul 29, 2022 M. Niaz Asadullah considers what role faith-based schools should play in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

  3. Southeast Asia's Migrant Labor Dilemma
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    Southeast Asia's Migrant Labor Dilemma

    Nov 23, 2021 M. Niaz Asadullah shows how a new Australian visa program highlights the long-term challenges facing agriculture in the region.

  4. The Benefits of Bottom-Up Entrepreneurship
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    The Benefits of Bottom-Up Entrepreneurship

    Jun 14, 2021 M. Niaz Asadullah & Mishkatur Rahman tout Bangladesh’s technology-aided development as a model for other Asian and African countries to emulate.

  5. The Social Returns of Ending Son Bias
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    The Social Returns of Ending Son Bias

    Feb 26, 2021 M. Niaz Asadullah, et al. show how investing in girls' education can reduce pre- and postnatal sex selection in emerging Asian economies.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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