Milken Institute Asia Summit 2017

Reading List

Reading List — Asia Summit 2017

The following readings offer in-depth information about several of the major subject areas we'll discuss at the 2017 Milken Institute Asia Summit.

Asia-Pacific Region

  • India’s Economy Slowed Last Quarter – Anant Vigay Kala, The Wall Street Journal, August 31, 2017
  • The Banking Sector in Myanmar: An Assessment of Recent Progress, Milken Institute report, August 2017
  • New Models for Financing Infrastructure in Asia, Milken Institute report, April 2017
  • Taiwan Parliament Approves Funds for Infrastructure Plan – Jermyn Chow, Straits Times, August 31, 2017
  • China’s Investments in Countries Along Its ‘Belt and Road’ Project Are Soaring, Fortune/Reuters, August 15, 2017
  • Freeport to Give Indonesia a Majority State in Its Grasberg Mine – Jon Emont, New York Times, August 29, 2017
  • Malaysia’s Capital Market Masterplan, 2001-2010: A Case Study, Milken Institute report, March 2016
  • Building a Smart Nation in Singapore doesn’t come cheap, Bloomberg, July 11, 2017

Jobs of the Future

  • The Future of Work Demands Big Ideas – The Editors, Bloomberg, July 7, 2017
  • Is Your Job About To Disappear? – Mark Whitehouse, Mira Rojanasakul and Cedric Sam, Bloomberg, June 22, 2017
  • Why Men Don’t Want the Jobs Done Mostly by Women, Claire Cain Miller, The New York Times, January 4, 2017
  • Harnessing Revolution: Creating the Future Workforce – Ellyn Shook and Mark Knickrehm, Accenture Strategy Report, 2017


  • U.S. Tech Superpowers Are Getting Some Overseas Competition, Fortune/Bloomberg, August 31, 2017
  • Hearst Is Investing in the Netflix of Southeast Asia, Fortune/Reuters, August 7, 2017
  • Self-Driving Buses and Robot Aides Could Double Singapore’s Growth Rate, Bloomberg, July 24, 2017

Capital Markets 

  • Najibnomics Has Been Good for Malaysia’s Economy – Bruce Gale, Straits Times, August 31, 2017
  • FinTech: Considerations on How to Enable a 21st Century Financial Services Ecosystem, Milken Institute report, August 2017
  • Time for a Rethink on Chinese Property Stocks – Jacky Wong, The Wall Street Journal, August 31, 2017
  • Can Stock Exchanges Support the Growth of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises? Lessons from India, South Africa and Jamaica, Milken Institute report, July 2017
  • China’s Global Integration and Capital Flows: Will Turmoil Give Way to Progress?, Milken Institute report, September 2016
  • Global Opportunity Index: Global Investors’ Growing Focus on Asia, Milken Institute report, September 2017
  • Early Look: China’s Economy Post-Peak Shows Modest Growth, The Wall Street Journal, June 6, 2017 

Public Health & Medical Research

  • New Models for Financing Vaccination Programs in Southeast Asia, Milken Institute report, December 2016
  • FDA Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000 – Denise Grady, New York Times, August 30, 2017
  • The Power of Purposeful Living, Milken Institute report, December 2016