emerging and frontier markets: 

the unofficial field guide

Proudly celebrating our 18th Anniversary online
Site Owner / Publisher:  Sta. Romana, Leonardo L.
       Based in:  Manila, Philippines; and Southeast Asia 

***Note to our Visitors***
The website's Publisher is currently visiting
mainland Southeast Asia. After Hong Kong and Hanoi,
he is now in Vientiane, where these posts are from.

News and Analysis - Highlights:

       Debt in developing countries has doubled in less than a decade, Guardian (UK), Aug '20
Vaccine group says 76 rich countries now committed to 'Covax' access plan, Reuters, Sep 03
       The convergence hypothesis - Are poor countries catching up with rich countries?, Amer Econ Assn, Apr '20

[recent links:]

       Taiwan says plans to sign up for 'Covax' vaccine allocation scheme, Reuters, Sep 12
       WHO in talks with India to join 'Covax' global vaccine allocation plan, Reuters, Sep 07 
       People – not countries – should be given priority for Covid-19 vaccine, WHO says, CNN, Sep 05
Covid-19: Without help, low-income developing countries risk a lost decade, IMF (blog), Aug 27
       Hunger may kill more people than Covid this year, Bloomberg, Aug 31
       Vietnam dodged the coronavirus bullet, so why are its workers struggling?, South China Morning Post (HK), Aug 31
       Capretta: The fragile vaccine plan to save the world, Amer Enterp Inst, July 29

Last update:

Mon, 14 Sep 2020, 16:45 UTC = GMT  |  22:15 New Delhi, India
23:45 Vientiane, Lao PDR
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