Asian Century


EAF articles

  • Australia needs to refocus on ASEAN

    Date: 17th December 2014

    Author: Gareth Evans, ANU

  • A new direction for Australian aid in the Asian century

    Date: 17th October 2013

    Author: Susan Harris Rimmer, ANU

    Australia’s newly elected prime minister, Tony Abbott, has signalled that his government will move to incorporate the country’s overseas aid agency, AusAID, with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

  • Financial scenarios for Asia and the world

    Date: 21st August 2013

    Author: Andrew Sheng, Fung Global Institute

    The Asian century is a foregone conclusion, but no-one has clarified whether it will be good or bad for Asia.

  • ‘Multiplex world’: steps towards a new global order

    Date: 14th August 2013

    Authors: Ken Henry, ANU, Hu Shuli, Caixin Media, Evan A. Feigenbaum, University of Chicago, Amitav Acharya, American University

    EAFQ: How is the Asian century unfolding? 

    Ken Henry: The rise of Asia is reshaping the world. This reshaping has some way to run. And it is occurring against the backdrop of truly profound global challenges.

  • As Asia rises, new challenges emerge

    Date: 13th July 2013

    Author: Barry Desker, RSIS

    Analysts of global trends can easily get caught up in the hype of the rise of Asia. What is forgotten is that Asia’s rise has occurred in an era of peace and relative political stability.

  • New dynamism in cultural, intellectual influences in the Asian century

    Date: 3rd July 2013

    Author: Jiemian Yang, SIIS

    The Asian century, or Pacific century, has become a catchphrase that emphasises economic dynamism and shifts in political power.