from Breakingviews:

Review: The worst of both Mao and markets

By Guest Contributor
October 17, 2014

By Edward Chancellor

The author is a financial historian, journalist and investment strategist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Ian Bremmer:

Chinese reform is coming, but not the political kind

By Ian Bremmer
November 1, 2013

In a western democracy like the United States, we assume that the best time for a leader to accomplish something is in the first year of his first term. The election has just ended, the opposition is still scattered, and the legislative mandate is intact. Everybody still talks about Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s first 100 Days for a reason.

from Global Investing:

When Japan was an emerging country

June 12, 2013

Recent wild swings in Japan's financial markets -- stocks, bonds and the yen -- make Japan look almost like an emerging country.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

FACTBOX-What is the status of India’s economic reform proposals?

By Reuters Staff
August 23, 2010

NEW DELHI, Aug 23 (Reuters) - With India's main opposition party continuing to object to bills on tax reform and opening up the $150 billion nuclear power market, several reforms proposed by the coalition government may be delayed.

from Andrew Marshall:

Risks to watch: Indonesia

By Andrew MacGregor Marshall
May 31, 2001

INDONESIA-POLITICS

Strong growth and political stability made Indonesia southeast Asia's most attractive investment destination last year, but the outlook is threatened by a struggle between reformers and powerful vested interests.