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For over 175 years, The Economist has provided fair, rigorous, and mind-stretching analysis for a globally curious audience. This podcast, from The Economist Intelligence Unit, builds on that legacy by providing perspectives for industry and management to understand how the world is changing, and how that creates opportunities to be seized, and risks to be managed.
Each episode will draw on the expertise of our editors, and other thought leaders to examine insights from our global programmes of research and events, taken from a uniquely asian perspective.
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Asia Perspectives by The Economist Intelligence Unit The Economist Intelligence Unit

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    • 3.7 • 6 Ratings

For over 175 years, The Economist has provided fair, rigorous, and mind-stretching analysis for a globally curious audience. This podcast, from The Economist Intelligence Unit, builds on that legacy by providing perspectives for industry and management to understand how the world is changing, and how that creates opportunities to be seized, and risks to be managed.
Each episode will draw on the expertise of our editors, and other thought leaders to examine insights from our global programmes of research and events, taken from a uniquely asian perspective.
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    Investing and reinvention: tech’s role in rolling back climate change

    Investing and reinvention: tech’s role in rolling back climate change

    In this episode, senior editor Jason Wincuinas speaks to Hal Hodson, The Economist’s Asia technology correspondent about established and emerging technologies that have potential to reduce carbon footprints and make headway against climate change.


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    To learn more about investing in climate change mitigation, read Tech imperative: Looking beyond ESG investing to reinvent the future, a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.


    The Economist's recent coverage on technology: The roaring 20s? Towards a new era of innovation
     
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    • 38 min
    The World In 2021: Asia edition

    The World In 2021: Asia edition

    In the final episode of 2020, host Jason Wincuinas speaks to Tom Standage, deputy editor at The Economist, and editor of The World In 2021, a collection of forward-gazing coverage from The Economist, to find out what the world in 2021 will look like in Asia.


    Relevant content from The Economist:
    - The World In 2021
    - Ten trends to watch in the coming year by Tom Standage
    - The World Ahead
    - The World Ahead from The Economist Radio


    Topics covered:
    - Will 2021 be the year of the vaccine?
    - What will recovery look like?
    - The "new world disorder" - will it get better?
    - Will there be a revival of the WTO?
    - Will China pick up the global baton after the US?
    - Will companies step up on social issues?
    - The rise of tech companies in Asia
    - Where will the first flying car be?


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    Relevant content from The Economist Intelligence Unit:
    - China icebergs (case study on autonomous vehicles in China)
    - Intertwined relations: China, the US, and the global trade of AI
     
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    • 42 min
    US elections: What will a Biden presidency mean for Japan and India?

    US elections: What will a Biden presidency mean for Japan and India?

    In this episode, host Naka Kondo, senior editor at The EIU takes a closer look at the implications of a Biden presidency on businesses and geopolitics in Japan and India, joined by colleagues at The EIU: Waqas Adenwala, lead analyst for Japan, Ujas Shah, analyst for India, and Michael Frank, senior analyst on public policy.


    Topics covered:
    - RCEP and its implications on trade in Japan and India
    - Impact on businesses in Japan and India
    - US-Japan and US-India relations and policies


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    Relevant content from The Economist Intelligence Unit:
    - RCEP signing harmonises Asia's trade deals
    - RCEP set to strengthen Asian supply chains
    - Asia's trade brief (November 2020)
    - Industries in 2021
     
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    • 24 min
    US elections: What will a Biden presidency mean for Asia?

    US elections: What will a Biden presidency mean for Asia?

    How will president-elect Biden's policies impact businesses in Asia? Host Jason Wincuinas, senior editor at The EIU speaks to Ashley Feng, independent researcher and former research associate for the Energy, Economics, and Security program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), and Nick Marro, Lead Analyst for Global Trade at The EIU, about Biden's policies and what it means for Asia and businesses in Asia.


    Ashley's research interests include US-China trade relations, China’s economic policies, and China’s global economic footprint.


    Topics covered:
    - US-China trade relations and policies
    - Impact on businesses in Asia
    - RCEP and its implications on trade in Asia
    - Big tech and national security in the US


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    Relevant content from The Economist Intelligence Unit:
    - RCEP signing harmonises Asia's trade deals
    - RCEP set to strengthen Asian supply chains
    - US-China relations under a Biden presidency
     
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    • 34 min
    US elections: What will a Trump / Biden presidency mean for Asia businesses? (part 2)

    US elections: What will a Trump / Biden presidency mean for Asia businesses? (part 2)

    We continue the discussion with Zhang Lipei, Director of the Beijing Office at the US-China Business Council, and Nick Marro, Lead Analyst for Global Trade, China and Macau, and supporting analyst for Taiwan at The EIU about the two possible outcomes of the US elections, and the wider trade and geopolitical implications. This episode is hosted by senior editor Jason Wincuinas.


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    Relevant content from The Economist Intelligence Unit:
    - US-China relations under a Biden presidency
    - Asia’s inward turn, looking at regional trade policy amid US-China strains and Covid-19 disruptions
    - Telecoms demand will be strong in 2021 but US-China disputes will complicate 5G rollout
    - EIU Global Outlook: Siding with the US or with China?
     
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    • 19 min
    US elections: What will a Trump / Biden presidency mean for Asia businesses? (part 1)

    US elections: What will a Trump / Biden presidency mean for Asia businesses? (part 1)

    In this episode, The EIU's senior editor Jason Wincuinas speaks to Zhang Lipei, Director of the Beijing Office at the US-China Business Council, and Nick Marro, Lead Analyst for Global Trade, China and Macau, and supporting analyst for Taiwan at The EIU about the two possible outcomes of the US elections, what they might mean for businesses in Asia and how they might impact US-China relations.


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    Reports by The Economist Intelligence Unit:
    - US-China relations under a Biden presidency
    - Asia’s inward turn, looking at regional trade policy amid US-China strains and Covid-19 disruptions
    - Telecoms demand will be strong in 2021 but US-China disputes will complicate 5G rollout
    - EIU Global Outlook: Siding with the US or with China?
     
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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

garrekds ,

Not great delivery

The topic for this podcast is very interesting. It’s too bad that the host sounds like he doesn’t have any experience in front of a microphone before. The delivery needs to be a lot better. The other Economist podcasts are much better quality.

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