David L. Kim
February 14, 2018
Rapid growth in Asia is transforming the world’s most populous region, which by 2030 will represent two-thirds of the global middle class. While the most dynamic and transformative region in the world, Asia faces pressing challenges such as youth unemployment, rising inequality, pervasive conflicts, and urbanization. Given the diversity of Asia’s p… Read more
February 15, 2017
Asia is home to 60 percent of the world’s population, and by 2030, the region will represent two-thirds of the global middle class and account for over 40 percent of global middle-class consumption. While the most dynamic and transformative region in the world, Asia’s challenges surrounding youth unemployment, rising inequality, pervasive… Read more
February 10, 2016
Across Asia, countries are shifting from a reliance on low-cost manufacturing to a focus on innovation and knowledge to drive their economies forward. By 2030, Asia will represent two-thirds of the global middle class and account for over 40 percent of global middle-class consumption.
January 21, 2015
The estimated GDP growth in developing Asia is projected to grow at 6.2 percent this year, according to the Asian Development Bank, solidifying the region’s position as the driver of global growth in what some call the “Asian Century.”
February 5, 2014
Across Asia, rapid change is presenting extraordinary development challenges. The goal of improving lives, expanding opportunities, and helping societies flourish will require innovative, effective, and coordinated development efforts, public and private sector…
May 29, 2013
Since its launch in 1974, The Asia Foundation has had the honor of administering in Asia the signature program of the Henry R. Luce Foundation, the Luce Scholars program, a major effort to provide an awareness of Asia among future leaders in American society.