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Cautious Optimism Dominates 2010 Economic Outlook

January 6, 2010

...to prevent the world economy from falling into a depression. As the crisis ebbs and we head into a new decade, cooperation in international economic governance is ever more crucial for shared intelligence, joint action, and mutual benefit. V. Bruce J. Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Director for Economic Reform and Development Programs. He can be reached at btolentino@asiafound.org....

 

The G20 and Persistent Food Insecurity

September 23, 2009

...the courage, to take joint action on their agreements. V. Bruce J. Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Director for Economic Reform and Development Programs. He served as Undersecretary for Policy and Planning of the Department of Agriculture, and concurrently as Executive Director of the Agricultural Credit Policy Council of the Philippines from 1986-1992. He can be reached at btolentino@asiafound.org....

 

Measuring President Corazon Aquino’s Presidency

August 5, 2009

...from the Presidency at the close of my term with head held high – because on my promises, I have delivered.” Read The Asia Foundation’s letter of condolence to the Family of Former Philippines President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino. Bruce J. Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Director for Economic Reform and Development Programs. He served as Undersecretary for Policy and...

 

At the India-Pakistan Border: History, Replayed Daily

May 27, 2009

...meticulously folded. Finally, with a martial air, they are carefully carried to secure quarters. And once more, the gates that divide India and Pakistan clang shut for the night. Bruce Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Chief Economist and can be reached at btolentino@asiafound.org. He just returned to San Francisco from Pakistan, where he was working for several weeks....

 

An Afghan Farewell to George Varughese

April 29, 2009

...recounting life, politics, and the sheer adventure of work and encounters with George. Four years in Afghanistan is a long time – long enough to generate many stories, shared histories, much camaraderie, and memories that will last a lifetime. Clearly, George will be missed in Afghanistan. Bruce Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Chief Economist and can be reached at btolentino@asiafound.org....

 

Foreign Aid & the Global Economic Crisis

April 1, 2009

...New Evidence,” in Peter Isard, Leslie Lipschitz, Alexandros Mourmouras, and Peter Heller (eds.), Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid: Opportunities and Pitfalls, forthcoming, International Monetary Fund. Roodman, David. October 2008. “History Says Financial Crisis Will Suppress Aid,” Center for Global Development. Bruce Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Director of Economic Reform and Development Programs. He can be reached at btolentino@asiafound.org....

 

Korea and The Asia Foundation: Partners for Development Effectiveness

February 11, 2009

...Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance and other ministries, as well as academic advisors and NGO leaders. There was also a separate in-house workshop for working level KOICA staff. Dr. Bruce Tolentino, the Foundation’s Director for Economic Development and Reform programs, led the team. He was joined by Anthea Mulakala, the Foundation’s Country Representative in Malaysia, and Erman...

 

Economic Integration: A Lesson from ASEAN

October 15, 2008

...The shared processes of ASEAN have built relationships that promoted collaboration and information-sharing, which have helped to deflect and moderate conflicts and helped strengthen the foundations for sustained peace and shared development. Bruce Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Director for Economic Reform and Development Programs. On Tuesday, he spoke at the 2008 U.S.-Islamic World Regional Forum in Malaysia, co-sponsored by...

 

U.S. Financial Crisis: The Impact on Asia

October 1, 2008

Bruce Tolentino, The Asia Foundation’s Director for Economic Reform and Development Programs, continues to provide insight on the U.S. financial crisis’ impact in Asia. This week, he noted that a major recession in the United States would “hit export-heavy tech industries in Taiwan, South Korea and China hard” in addition to countries with large garment and textile sectors that...

 

Taking the Long View in Asia as the U.S. Financial Crisis Unfolds

September 24, 2008

...to South Asia. However, the Indian and Chinese economies will remain reasonably resilient, as strong domestic demand should partly cushion the external shock. Overall, Asia is likely to readily weather the relatively short-term global uncertainty in 2008 and 2009. Bruce Tolentino is The Asia Foundation’s Director for Economic Reform and Development Programs. He can be reached at btolentino@asiafound.org....