In our recently published book we write that the lesson from East Asia’s development is that “an open nation is bigger than the sum of its parts”.

Now, less than a month after the book’s release, we find ourselves in a world where borders are closing, isolationism is making a comeback and governments are trying to limit international trade. Our globalised world, as we know it, is closing in on itself. ..

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