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About the Programme

The Asia Programme addresses the growth, political development and increasing integration of the Asian economies with projects and expertise covering East, South East and South Asia. A key linking theme is the varied modes of development that these economies exhibit and the extent to which they can be regarded as comprising multiple routes to modernity and as such a real challenge to neoliberalism and general Western-centred approaches to development, regulation and economic management. This reflects a central concern of GPI and reinforces the links with other Programmes that are most evident in the collaborative projects on global power shifts, Asian regionalism, EU-Asian relations and the reform of global finance. In addition to these, the Asia Programme has a broad body of work on China (see GPI China) and on-going and developing national- and regional-scale projects.

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84 Moorgate
London EC2M 6SQ

Email : [email protected]

Head of GPI Asia Programme

Professor Chris Dixon

Economic and Political Development in East and South East Asia (particularly Thailand and Vietnam). Current research and consultancy include: Transitional Economies; Developmental Role of the State; Rise of the Local State; Reformatting of State Power in Vietnam; Foreign Ownership and Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions; Role of UK-based Accountancy, Law and Insurance in Asia’s Emergent Markets; Regional Integration and Governance in East and South East Asia; Rise of Asia and Global Power Shifts and EU-Asia Relations.

Latest Publications

The Socio-Economic Implications of Covid-19 for Bangladesh

The ferocity of the Coronavirus pandemic has affected the developed and less developed regions of the globe, both urban and...

A GLOBAL SUMMARY OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS: ASSESSMENT TO APRIL 2020

This is a top down view of the progress of the Covid-19 virus and the global pandemic. It summarizes information...
Covid-19 in Asia

Covid-19 and the Front-Line Asian States

Since late March, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam have imposed further Covid-19 related restriction in responses to...

Improving EU-India Understanding on Russia

During the Cold-War years, Europe and India engaged with the Soviet Union at very different levels. On many occasions they...

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