Publications

ASEAN Secretariat, Ministry of Manpower (Republic of Indonesia), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, UN Women | Gender Justice | Publication

Women Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Economic Community

An excellent reference and policy tool founded on sound review and research, this report charts actionable policy recommendations for fair and...


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Lora Saalman and Knut Dethlefsen | Cooperation for Peace and Security | Publication

Following the Forum: China's Belt and Road Initiative and the EU

This policy brief is meant to provide context for European decision makers as they encounter one of China’s most pervasive diplomatic and development...


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Marc Saxer | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

The Human Economy

On the social democratic path to decent livelihoods and development in digital capitalism


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

Estimated Tariff Savings from the Trade Agreement between the EU and Vietnam − EVFTA

This publication estimates the potential tariff savings for EU importing companies upon entry into force of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.


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Madelaine Moore and Christoph Scherrer | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Conditional or promotional trade agreements – Is enforcement possible?

This publication examines social or labour chapters in trade agreements, explores the reasons for their ineffectiveness and provides policy...


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| #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Who benefits from trade?

This publication reveals how trade and global value chains influence working conditions in Asia. It is based on research in the garment, footwear and...


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Sonja Schirmbeck | Climate change | Publication

Vietnam's environmental policies at a crossroads

Vietnam achieved a rapid socio-economic development within the last decades, lifting millions of people out of poverty. However, the future...


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Do Quynh Chi | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

The missing link in the chain?

In Asia, countries with export-oriented industries like Vietnam benefit from low wages and a growing workforce to ensure participation in the new...


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Duanghathai Buranajaroenkij | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Political feminism and the women's movement in Thailand

In recent years, challenges caused by social and political unrest and conflicts over natural resources and the environment have had an impact on the...


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Marc Saxer | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

Practical Guide to Transformative Change Making

Transformative Change Making (TCM) introduces a new method to create the societal buy-in needed to tackle such transformation crises.


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Mustafizur Rahman and Estiaque Bari | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

Political Economy of Change in Bangladesh

Development experiences in a number of countries bear evidence that these countries are unable to come out of the middle-income status after having...


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Mihir S. Sharma | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

India’s Coalitions for Change | Transforming the world’s most dynamic economy

The transformation of the Indian economy and the modernisation of the Indian state is essential if one million new job seekers a month are to be...


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Richard Ghiasy and Jiayi Zhou | Cooperation for Peace and Security | Publication

The Silk Road Economic Belt

The Silk Road Economic Belt (the “Belt”) component of the Belt and Road Initiative, announced by Xi Jinping over four years ago, represents an...


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Shen Yifei | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Feminism in China

First comprehensive study on Feminism in China is now available to a global audience in English.


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Traute Meyer | Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Democracies, economies and social protection – Understanding welfare state development in Asia and Europe

Scholars of the welfare state have long focused on a relatively small number of mature post-industrial political economies, above all the member...


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Shanthie M. D'Souza | Cooperation for Peace and Security | Publication

India’s role in the economic stabilisation of Afghanistan

Amidst the fallout from dwindling international aid, a new role is possible for India in the economic stabilization of Afghanistan.


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Marc Saxer | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

The Economy of Tomorrow – How to produce socially just, resilient, and green dynamic growth for a Good Society, 4th edition

The Economy of Tomorrow (EoT) project brings together Asian economic thinkers with their counterparts from Europe to explore three key questions.


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Hansjörg Herr, Erwin Schweisshelm, Truong-Minh Vu | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

Vietnam in the global economy: development through integration or middle-income trap?

Economic growth in Vietnam has been remarkable since the beginning of the comprehensive reform process in 1986. Yet, the question remains whether this...


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Dr Vibhuti Patel, Radhika Khajuria | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Political Feminism in India: An Analysis of Actors, Debates and Strategies

The vocabulary of Feminism today is unfortunately more disengaging then engaging.


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Farkhod Aminjonov | Cooperation for Peace and Security | Publication

Afghanistan’s energy security: tracing Central Asian countries’ contribution

Afghanistan has made great strides in improving electricity access for its people since 2001. However, it is still a long way from achieving energy...


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Shreyasi Jha, Abha Saxena | Gender Justice | Publication

Projected Gender Impact of the ASEAN Economic Community

How will the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), in place since 2015, affect the socio-economic opportunities for women in the region? The study at hand...


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Faisal Basri, Gatot Arya Putra | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

Escaping the middle income trap in Indonesia: an analysis of risks, remedies and national characteristics

Since the early 1990s Indonesia has been a lower-middle income country that gained international recognition as an attractive emerging market for...


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Dr. Rubina Saigol | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | Publication

Feminism and the Women Movement in Pakistan

The study captures the history and current debates of the feminist movement in Pakistan today.


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