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GovAsia – Barely Staying Afloat: The Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs in Southeast Asia

August 13, 2021

GovAsia provides a platform for The Asia Foundation and its partners to examine critical social, economic, and political issues faced by citizens and governments across Asia, drawing on the Foundation’s daily engagement with the region’s development challenges. GovAsia aims to facilitate thoughtful debate and build consensus for solutions to the mo… Read more


The Best InAsia Podcasts and Posts of 2020

January 7, 2021

Blog and Podcast

The year of the pandemic was a long, discontented winter that the glorious sun forgot. But it was a year we dug deep into the voices and ideas of our colleagues across Asia in our new InAsia Podcast.


How’s Business? We Have a Benchmark for That

December 9, 2020

Blog and Podcast

The Myanmar Business Environment Index is a piece of statistical legerdemain that starts as a public perceptions survey and ends as a powerful tool to mobilize both government and the private sector to push for change.


Myanmar Business Environment Index 2020: Measuring Economic Governance for Private Sector Development

November 23, 2020

The Asia Foundation initiated the first ever Myanmar Business Environment Index (MBEI) in 2018, surveying 4,874 Myanmar businesses in the service and manufacturing industries across the country and gathering a multitude of other hard data to map a more comprehensive, in-depth picture of the challenges they face and where government can target refor… Read more