The Beijing Consensus is a model of economic development that has been posited as a challenge to the so-called Washington Consensus. The latter is taken to be a confluence of policies backed by international organizations including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization, as well as most western governments whose interests the Consensus tends to promote.
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I have been a little remiss in updating recently – it is a result of pressure of work. After a couple of weeks of having so many things to do simultaneously that I was hardly able to achieve anything, i have at least been able to get a few things out of the door. So, in the last couple of weeks, I finished four papers for the forthcoming IFRD Conference here in Bangkok in a couple of weeks, five articles for the Encyclopedia of Biomes, an article for Sudostasien, a paper for the soon to emerge South Asian Journal of Management Cases (I think that will be the title) and finalised the paper for the forthcoming Bandung Spirit book which is about Mekong Region capital cities.
There are still plenty more projects to complete before I can start to see the light of the onrushing train but at least productivity has been restored to some extent.