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May 2015

The Impact of Low Oil Prices on Japan’s Economy, Oil Demand, and Policy

Policy Brief

Tomoko Hosoe and Osamu Fujisawa of FGE Japan conclude that low oil prices will not affect Japan’s oil demand and energy policy significantly, and the country’s long-term energy policy will continue to focus on nuclear as the source of base-load generation until at least 2030.

May 2015

The Effects of Lower Oil Prices on Russia

Policy Brief

Ekaterina Grushevenko (Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences) discusses the effects of low oil prices on Russia's economic and energy security as well as policy implications and prospects for regional cooperation on oil market stability.

May 2015

What Role Will China Play in a New Energy Era?

Reports

Senior energy and geopolitical specialists examined China’s growing impact on world energy markets and strategies for engagement at a workshop held in Beijing. Read the workshop report.

May 2015

The Impact of Low Oil Prices on China

Policy Brief

Kang Wu (Facts Global Energy)assesses the impact of low oil prices on China in several areas, ranging from the economy and the environment to energy security and regional cooperation on market instability.

May 2015

India’s Perspective on Oil Market Volatility

Policy Brief

Manish Vaid (Observer Research Foundation) assesses the impact on India of recent oil price volatility and draws policy implications.

May 2015

Low Oil Prices: Impacts for Indonesia

Policy Brief

Satya Widya Yudha (House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia) assesses the impact on Indonesia of recent oil price volatility and draws policy implications.

April 2015

North Korea's New Diplomacy

Commentary

Following the recent announcement that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will visit Moscow for the May 9 Victory Day celebrations, Nadège Rolland (NBR) reflects on North Korea's growing relationship with Russia even as the country's relations with China have deteriorated in the wake of Pyongyang's February 2013 nuclear test.

April 2015

U.S., Japanese, and Asian Energy Security in a New Energy Era

Mikkal E. Herberg

Reports

This NBR Special Report examines major developments that are reshaping the Asia-Pacific’s energy security environment and offers recommendations for how the region can forge a new, more robust energy security architecture.

April 2015

Engaging the Opportunity of a New Energy Era

Reports

In this workshop report, senior energy and geopolitical specialists examine how the Asia-Pacific might strengthen regional cooperation on common energy challenges.

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Course Reader: Energy Security and the Asia-Pacific



This special collection of essays from leading experts, selected from previous NBR publications, provides students with a strong foundation for understanding the trends and challenges shaping the energy security outlook for the Asia-Pacific and the world.

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STRATEGIC ASIA 2014-15

U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power

Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power examines the trajectories of U.S. alliance and partner relationships in the Indo-Pacific in light of the region’s shifting strategic landscape.


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China's IP Transition: Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights in a Rising China
Richard P. Suttmeier and Xiangkui Yao
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Standards, Stakeholders, and Innovation: China's Evolving Role in the Global Knowledge Economy
Scott Kennedy, Richard P. Suttmeier and Jun Su
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Standards of Power? Technology, Institutions, and Politics in the Development of China's National Standards Strategy
Richard P. Suttmeier, Xiangkui Yao and Alex Zixiang Tan
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China's Post-WTO Technology Policy: Standards, Software, and the Changing Nature of Techno-Nationalism
Richard P. Suttmeier and Xiangkui Yao
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Regional Economic Implications of DPRK Security Behavior: The “Bold Switchover” Conference
Conference Report
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Japan’s Energy Security: Outlook and Implications
Mikkal Herberg, Edward Lincoln, and Michael Wallace
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Undernutrition: Creating New Reponses
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Powering Asia’s Growth: Meeting Rising Electricity Needs
Mikkal E. Herberg
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Electricity at the Right Price
Donald Hertzmark
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First Principles: Technology as an Enabler for Productive Power Markets
Peter Hughes, Scott Hare, and Maite Pina
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Case Study on Power Sector Restructuring in Vietnam
Nguyen Anh Tuan
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Prospects for Nuclear Energy in Asia
Hooman Peimani
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Taking Renewable Energy to Scale in Asia
Letha Tawney
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Principles of Successful Expansion of Rural Electrification Programs
Daniel Waddle
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