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共同建设21世纪海上丝绸之路,携手打造中国-东盟命运共同体

主讲者

迟洪涛 博士

日期   

20141031

 ( 星期五) , 下午3点半  More

EAI Seminar

Japan: The Cultural Pragmatics of Transnational Apology

by Dr Hiro Saito

Friday, 7 November 2014 at 3:30pm

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Latest Publications

NEW RELEASE!

East Asian Policy

(Volume 6, No 2, Apr/June 2014)

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an SSCI Journal

NEW RELEASE!

China: An International Journal
(Volume 12, Number 2, August 2014)

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The Political Economy of Deng's Nanxun: Breakthrough

in China's Reform and Development

by John WONG

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Another China Cycle: Committing to Reform

by WANG Gungwu

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Food Security: The Role of Asia and Europe in Production, Trade and Regionalism

Edited by Wilhelm HOFMEISTER, Patrick RUEPPEL and John WONG

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Advancing Singapore-China Economic Relations

Edited by SAW Swee-Hock & John WONG

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新加坡社会发展转

:新方向、新模

黄朝翰、赵力涛 著

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Parliaments in Asia: Institution Building and Political Development

Edited by ZHENG Yongnian, LYE Liang Fook & Wilhelm HOFMEISTER

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Health Policy Reform in China: A Comparative Perspective

by Jiwei QIAN & Åke BLOMQVIST

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East Asian Institute Ranks Fifth in Asia and the Pacific Region in 2013 Global Go To Think Tank Survey

East Asian Institute (EAI) is placed fifth overall in the Asia and the Pacific category (which excludes China, India, Japan and South Korea) of the 2013 Global Go To Think Tank Survey's annual rankings.

For the second year running, EAI has retained its fifth position since it was first nominated in 2011. The 2013 international rankings report was released on 22 January 2014 by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the United Nations University and the World Bank in Washington DC.

Out of 6,826 think tanks invited to participate in the 2013 survey that consisted of 47 categories, 171 think tanks advanced into the nomination round and were ranked based on a set of stringent selection criteria such as quality and commitment of think tank's leadership, quality and reputation of research staff as well as the research and analysis produced and so on. EAI encompasses these attributes that contribute to its overall institutional standings.

EAI shares the roll of honour for the aforementioned category with four other Singapore think tanks, namely the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), which secures the top spot; the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, which is ranked 11th; the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies ranked 16th; and the Political Risks Assessment Group ranked 29th.  

The 2013 Global Go To Think Tank Survey rankings report can be accessed at the Go To Think Tank website.


China: An International Journal (CIJ), indexed and abstracted in SSCI, JCR and CC/Social and Behavioral Sciences of Thomson Reuters

The East Asian Institute (EAI) is pleased to announce that, effective from December 2010, China: An International Journal (CIJ) will be indexed and abstracted in the renowned and authoritative interdisciplinary citation indexes of Thomson Reuters:

Social Sciences Citation Index®;

Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition; and

Current Contents®/Social and Behavioral Sciences.

The earliest issue of CIJ available for access in Thomson Reuters database is volume 7, issue 1, published in March 2009.

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EAI Weekly Talking Point

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

The BRICS Challenging the Post-War Order?

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the five emerging economies that make up the BRICS grouping, recently announced the launch of two financial institutions, namely the National Development Bank (NDB) with an initial capital of US$50 billion to finance infrastructure and "sustainable development" projects and the US$100 billion Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) to tide over members in financial difficulties.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Europe's Pivot towards Asia? New Opportunities and Challenges in EU-Asia Relations

14 January 2014

While media focus in this part of the world has always been on the Pacific powers, namely the United States, China and Japan, this roundtable discussion brought the strategic relations between the European Union (EU) and Asia, an infrequently broached subject, in the spotlight. 

The East Asian Institute (EAI) collaborated with Professor Thomas Christiansen, Jean Monnet Chair of European Institutional Politics from Maastricht University and visiting senior research fellow at EAI, in co-organising an international conference, titled Europe's Pivot towards Asia? New Opportunities and Challenges in EU-Asia Relations, that convened leading experts and scholars from Australia, China, Japan, the United Kingdom and Singapore. This conference, spearheaded by GEAR (Research Group on EU-Asia Relations), provided an in-depth and multidisciplinary analysis of the challenges of EU-Asia relations. 

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LATEST China AnalysEs

CHINA'S FISCAL REFORMS: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

QIAN Jiwei, 9 October 2014

Fiscal system is critical for China's economic and social development. The share of fiscal expenditure in gross domestic product reached 25% in 2013. However, there are challenges to the fiscal system including fiscal sustainability, lack of budget transparency, mismatch between local fiscal capacity and expenditure responsibility. On June 2014, a reform guideline for fiscal reform was released. In this guideline, reforms will be carried out to the budget system to enhance its transparency and efficiency; to the tax system, in particular its tax structure; and to the expenditure between local and central governments to match financial capacity. In August 2014, the revised budget law approved by the National People's Congress would address issues such as budget transparency, accountability of budget management, local government bond and central-local transfers.  Remaining issues for the fiscal reform include reforming the tax sharing system, ensuring tax enforcement as well as improving the budget evaluation system.

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MANAGING CHINA'S EXPANDING SHADOW BANKING

WAN Jing, 9 October 2014

The intensive issuing of regulation on shadow banking since late 2013 reflects the gradual recognition of its potential risks and the efforts to contain its negative impact on the financial sector. High-yield 'wealth management products' account for an ever-expanding major part of shadow banking. China's shadow banking is intimately related to local government debt and real estate development. The major expansion in local government debt is through shadow banking and worsened by real estate developers. Besides the execution of newly issued policies, China needs more specific counter-cyclical policies to cool down the pro-cyclical economic behaviour. Fundamental differences between the defaults facing China today versus those faced by the United States years ago imply that a systemic financial crisis is not likely.

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