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Do Quynh Chi, Nguyen Huyen Le & Hoang Xuan Diem | #CLSPlus | Publication

From industrial policy to economic and social upgrading in Vietnam

An analysis of the effects of industrial policies and tangible policy recommendations for decision-makers.


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FES Asia Editorial Team | #FESAsiaCoronaBrief | Coronabrief, Publication

COVID-19 in Asia: Testimonies of an unfolding crisis

48 articles from 16 countries to understand the repercussions of this crisis.


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Dr Ngeow Chow Bing | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

COVID-19, Belt and Road Initiative and the Health Silk Road

An analysis of the implications for Southeast Asia.


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Petra Dünhaupt and Hansjörg Herr | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Catching up in a time of constraints

The complicated interaction between industrial policy and the constraint of an ever-tighter corset of rules under the World Trade Organization, free...


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Maria Dolores Picot and Kerstin Spath | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Women and the future of the digital economy in Asia

How are women in Asia are affected by digitalization and automation?


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Anna Julia Fiedler | #FutureWork4All | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Women and the future of care work in Asia

This study analyses care and welfare policies and its impact on women in Asia.

 


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Ardhitya E. Y. Lalisang and Darang S. Candra | Publication

Indonesia’s Global Maritime Fulcrum & China’s Belt Road Initiative

Indonesia’s Global Maritime Fulcrum and China’s Belt Road Initiative at first glance seem to be like a perfect match. But bilateral relations have...


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Sergio Grassi | Publication

The Belt and Road Initiative in Malaysia

China’s geopolitics and geoeconomics are challenged by democratic transformation. An analysis of the BRI in Malaysia.


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Peter-Tobias Stoll, Henner Gött, Patrick Abel | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Model labour chapter for European Union trade agreements

A state-of-the-art, ready to use blueprint for decision-makers.


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Rowena Laguilles-Timog | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Feminist perspectives on the future of work in the Philippines

A starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in the Philippines.


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Chen Yuting | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Gender perspectives on the future of work in China

A starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in China.


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Urvashi Aneja | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Feminist visions of the future of work in Asia

Narratives and perspectives on the future of work in Asia through a feminist lens.


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Romyen Kosaikanont | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Gender and the future of work in Thailand

A starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in Thailand.


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Zothan Mawii | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Feminist perspectives on the future of work in India

This study examines the latest insights about the future of work in India and its effects on women.


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Aisha Anees Malik | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Women workers and the future of work in Pakistan

A study on narratives around the future of work in Pakistan.


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Farzana Nawaz | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Feminist perspectives on the future of work in Bangladesh

A discussion on what the the future of work could look like for women in Bangladesh.


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Desintha Dwi Asriani and Herni Ramdlaningrum | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Examining women’s roles in the future of work in Indonesia

A discussion about women and the future of work in Indonesia.


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Ayush Ariunzaya and Myagmar Munkhmandakh | Future of Work, #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Women and the future of work in Mongolia

Analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in Mongolia.


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Aye Lei Tun, La Ring and Su Su Hlaing | #FeministAsia | Publication

Feminism in Myanmar

An exploration and analysis women's and feminist movements in Myanmar.


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Hansjörg Herr | Future of Work, #CLSPlus | Publication

Industrial policy for economic and social upgrading in developing countries

Without successful industrial policy, developing countries cannot catch up.


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Publication cover mockup of FES research on Enforcing Respect for Labour Standards with Targeted Sanctions
Clara Portela | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Enforcing respect for labour standards with targeted sanctions

Applying targeted sanctions can deter violations of labour standards and improve compliance.


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| Economy of tomorrow | Publication

German Robots in China and the Alibaba Villages

Discussion paper based on a conference on "Intelligent Manufacturing and Work 4.0 - Challenges and perspectives in China, South East Asia and Germany.


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Edlira Xhafa and Veasna Nuon | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

The future of "ethical production" for Cambodia's garment and footwear industry

Policy recommendations for a better distribution of trade benefits in Cambodia.


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Zhang Junjie, Donghui Liu, Xue Lan, Chen Xiduo, Wu Honglin | Climate change | Publication

Achieving a socially equitable energy transition in China

On the example of China, this publication looks at the political and social factors that drive—but also hamper—socially just energy transitions in...


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Jakir Hossain, Mostafiz Ahmed and Jafrul Hasan Sharif | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Linking trade and decent work in global supply chains in Bangladesh

Highlighting power imbalances in the industrial and labour relations along the global supply chain and recommendations for all actors along the chain...


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Truong Minh Vu and Nguyen Vu Nhat Anh | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Vietnamese discourse

Current perspectives and understanding of Industry 4.0 and its various areas of concern as well as first practical responses from different sectors.

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Rita Padawangi | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

The Social City: Aspiration of an Urban Transformation in Asia

In this discussion paper, Dr. Rita Padawangi is contextualizing, reflecting and comparing the urban transformation of cities like Jakarta, Singapore...


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Truong Hoang Truong, Truong Thanh Thao and Son Thanh Tung | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

Housing and Transportation in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City

The study uses case studies to analyze the impact of urban planning on mobility and housing in Vietnam.


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Roberto S. Verzola, Jose D. Logarta Jr. (Viking) and Pedro H. Maniego, Jr. | Climate change | Publication

Towards a just transition in the Philippine electricity sector

On the example of the Philippines, this publication looks at the political and social factors that drive—but also hamper—socially just energy...


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Puree Sirasoontorn and Praipol Koomsup | Climate change | Publication

Energy Transition in Thailand

On the example of Thailand, this publication looks at the political and social factors that drive—but also hamper—socially just energy transitions in...


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