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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 324–335.
Published: 01 April 2023
... tarnished when its centrality to a surge in international criminal scamming operations and associated trafficking in persons shone a light on the corrupted nature of the country’s political economy. The economy began to recover from the effects of COVID-19, due in part to investment from China...
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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 336–346.
Published: 01 April 2023
... that was elected in 2020 and the president who took office in 2021 have promised to improve corruption, which is endemic in Mongolia, but people have yet to see much change. Popular dissatisfaction led to a huge public protest in December 2022 that demanded the government ensure more transparency in the coal trade...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (3): 467–496.
Published: 16 March 2022
...Suehyun Jung This paper examines the anti-corruption movement initiated by Kim Jong Un, focusing on the increased rent-seeking competition between the elite and the middle class as market mechanisms have developed in North Korea. I examine two hypotheses regarding this program. First, it is focused...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (2): 361–384.
Published: 11 March 2022
... the Indian economy with the corporate sector. Thanks to its better connections, the corporate sector took the lion’s share of bureaucratic allocations, and thus profited ( Bardhan 1984 ). Rajiv Gandhi’s tenure was marred by corruption, including the Bofors and stock market scandals. 7 Little changed...
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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (5): 825–853.
Published: 02 September 2021
...Amit Ahuja; Adnan Naseemullah; Susan Ostermann Eliminating corruption is seen as a practice that supports democratic governance. We argue, however, that particular anticorruption politics in contemporary India can damage the project of democratic deepening, because elites often deploy...
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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., overgrazing, and mining damage to pastureland, herders who could not eke out a living continued to migrate to Ulaanbaatar, the capital city, and lived in tents, with no running water and poor sanitation. Elections for the Parliament were held, with the Mongolian People’s Party dominating, but corruption...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 41–46.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Morris Rossabi In 2019, Mongolia sought to recover from a scandal over corruption that reached the highest levels of government. An ineffective Anti-Corruption Agency, as well as poverty and environmental degradation, plagued the economy. In contrast, Mongolia bolstered economic and diplomatic...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 2019
... global economy, even as his own continued to slow incrementally amid the widening trade war with the US. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 China great power Xi Jinping corruption trade war North Korea SHAUN BRESLIN China in 2018 Presidents, Politics, and Power...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (6): 995–1015.
Published: 01 December 2018
... significantly affected attempts at aid delivery. Such dangers need to be recognized and addressed at the outset in internationally supported transitions © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Neopatrimonialism aid state institutions corruption WILLIAM MALEY Institutional...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 100–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of the University of California 2018 Pakistan Nawaz Sharif Panama Papers corruption China-Pakistan Economic Corridor MICHAEL KUGELMAN Pakistan in 2017 A Year of Domestic Turmoil ABSTRACT The ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif marked the culmination of a tumultuous political year in 2017 for Pakistan...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 February 2018
... enterprise. There were signs that Mongolia was becoming less active in engaging its third neighbors. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 presidential election Erdenet corruption mining IMF bailout promissory politics ambassadors foreign policy URADYN E. BULAG Mongolia...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 833–855.
Published: 01 October 2017
... dimensions of the great monetary gamble. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 demonetization black economy corruption financial inclusion India SASIDARAN GOPALAN AND RAMKISHEN S. RAJAN The Great Monetary Gamble in India Modi s Lee Kuan Yew Moment? ABSTRACT India undertook...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (2): 211–228.
Published: 01 April 2017
... defeat in the 2015 election was an astonishing grand fall. This study examines the long rise of Mahinda Rajapaksa and his sudden fall. KEYWORDS: Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka, presidential election, corruption, human rights WITH THE COLLAPSE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE at the end of the Second World War, many...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (2): 325–347.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Patrick Gorman This article explores the relationship between netizens and the Chinese Communist Party by investigating examples of “flesh searches” targeting corrupt officials. Case studies link the initiative of netizens and the reaction of the Chinese state to the pattern of management of social...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 February 2016
... little change in social and economic circumstances. Papua New Guinea change of government corruption economy diplomacy © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 RONALD MAY Papua New Guinea in 2015 A Year of Complexities ABSTRACT In 2015 Papua New Guinea marked its fortieth...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 204–209.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Boundary Agreement with India offered enclave dwellers the rights of citizenship after almost 70 years. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 anti-secular violence authoritarian rule corruption lawlessness Bangladesh SHELLEY FELDMAN Bangladesh in 2015 Crises, Chaos...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (5): 942–968.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the realm of policy. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 fixer teacher transfer corruption connection TARA BE´TEILLE Fixers in India s Teacher Labor Markets Behind the Scenes ABSTRACT This paper examines the role played in India by fixers intermediaries connecting...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 200–206.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the country. Several political and economic challenges lie ahead. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Thailand Yingluck coup Prayuth corruption KITTI PRASIRTSUK Thailand in 2014 Another Coup, a Different Coup? ABSTRACT Following the massive political demonstration...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 33–47.
Published: 01 February 2015
... growth has yet to return to earlier high levels. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Bharatiya Janata Party Congress Party corruption India Narendra Modi ANDREW WYATT India in 2014 Decisive National Elections ABSTRACT The much anticipated general election produced...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 151–164.
Published: 01 February 2014
...., but relations with China remained awkward. Pakistan and India made little headway on improving relations. Campaigning for the 2014 general election began midway through 2013. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 India Congress Party Bharatiya Janata Party corruption ANDREW...