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Review of: Silvia Vignato and Matteo Carlo Alcano, Eds., Searching for Work: Small-Scale Mobility and Unskilled Labor in Southeast Asia

Searching for Work provides absorbing snapshots of what life is like for low and unskilled precarious labour in Southeast Asia today. It will be of interest and value to students and scholars of development, gender, migration, and labour.

Review of: Koji Kubo, Myanmar’s Foreign Exchange Market: Controls, Reforms, and Informal Market

By Sandar Win It has been a great pleasure for me to read Koji Kubo’s work on Myanmar’s Foreign Exchange Market since there are a dearth of studies on Myanmar’s … Continue reading Review of: Koji Kubo, Myanmar’s Foreign Exchange Market: Controls, Reforms, and Informal Market

Review of: Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung, Everyday Economic Survival in Myanmar

By Shona Loong Myanmar’s faltering political transition has been scrutinised from many angles, but hardly ever through the lens of the survivalist strategies of the country’s poor. This is where … Continue reading Review of: Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung, Everyday Economic Survival in Myanmar