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East Asian infrastructure development in a comparative global perspective: an analysis of RIS infrastructure index

Development of infrastructure is one of the key priorities of East Asia Summit (EAS) countries. By constructing an Infrastructure Index for 104 countries comprising all the EAS members, this paper examines the levels of infrastructure attainment of EAS countries in a comparative global perspective over time and space.

Emerging economies as sources of investment and appropriate technology: evidence from India

The BICS countries (Brazil, India, China, and South Africa) have developed strong linkages with fellow developing countries in the realms of trade, investment and technology. This paper analyses the major trends in India’s linkages with other developing countries with specific focus on technology.

China's position on the Sony attack

In late November 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed it was the victim of a cyber attack that crippled its networks and stole large quantities of personal and commercial data. On December 19, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publicly identified North Korea as responsible for these crimes.

Live, talk, faces: an analysis of CCTV’s adaption to the African media market

The entry of Chinese news media into the African media-sphere has spawned a growing number ofanalyses – both in popular press and academic journals. Although literature is growing, scholarly studies on Chinese media are largely in their formative stages relative to studies on China - Africa links in other social sciences.

Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China: the potential of public libraries

China faces policy challenges related to the well-being of its ageing population. What distinguishes it is that rapid population ageing is occurring at a significantly lower income level than in comparable countries. Further, the country's one child policy has resulted in a limited caregiver base.

The Choice Between Facebook and Running Water Isn’t Obvious

Over the past several years two seemingly independent ideas have been gaining traction:

The Choice Between Facebook and Running Water Isn’t Obvious

Over the past several years two seemingly independent ideas have been gaining traction:

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Improving Beijing’s Urban Transportation with Crowdsourced Mapping

[Guest blog post written by Anahi Ayala Iacucci, Innovation and New Technologies advisor. Anahi was the Ushahidi strategy consultant for the Beijing project in 2011. She blogs at Diary of a Crisis Mapper]

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