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15 August 2019

Sequencing Governance and Economic Growth

The Narendra Modi government came to power in India in 2014, promising "minimum government, maximum governance". Its roll-out of numerous government schemes meant that democracy and governance came before economic growth. But it returned Modi to power.Analysing the current debate on growth and governance the author explores how the sequencing of governance and economic outcomes is different in China, Turkey and India

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7 March 2019

Bangladesh’s India-China balancing strategy

Bangladesh faces several major challenges in its external relations. It showed humanitarianism in receiving the fleeing Rohingyas, but its diplomatic efforts to repatriate them have not succeeded. It must also maintain a balance between relations with India and China and show proactive leadership in garnering regional cooperation

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14 May 2014

Obama in Asia: a reassuring visit?

In the wake of an ambitious and aggressive China, American President Barack Obama’s recent visits to various Asian countries were meant to assure allies old and new. At the same time, he trod a fine line, ensuring that he does not displease Beijing. And that may embolden China

India-China trade: China’s $300 billion investment offer
7 May 2014

India-China trade: China’s $300 billion investment offer

Gateway House speaks to Chris Devonshire-Ellis, Founding Partner, Dezan Shira & Associates, on China's offer to invest $300 billion in India's infrastructure over the next five years, India's potential to become a manufacturing hub for the Chinese economy, and what the visit of President Xi Jinping to India at the end of 2014 could mean for bilateral relations.