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New From CFR: Joshua Kurlantzick on ASEAN Economic Growth

March 01, 2013

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech at the ASEAN 100 Leadership Forum 2012 at Sedona Hotel in Yangon on December 6, 2012 (Courtesy Reuters).
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This week on CFR’s Asia Unbound blog, CFR fellow Joshua Kurlantzick analyzes a new article from the Asia Sentinel about ASEAN countries’ exceptional economic growth. As he writes:

...ASEAN is benefiting from China’s changing demographics, the result of the “one child” policy, as well as the beneficial demographics in ASEAN nations like Indonesia, which have large working-age populations today and small elderly populations.

You can read the full post here.