The Greater Mekong Research Center is a public policy think tank, based in Seattle, that focuses on the transition economies of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.

 
Dusk in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Photo credit: Tom Parfitt (2013), CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Dusk in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Photo credit: Tom Parfitt (2013), CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

 

Our Vision

We envision a future of human flourishing for the peoples of the Greater Mekong region, where individual freedom is respected and the rule of law is upheld.

 

Our Blog

MEconBlog centers on various topics related to law, economics, public policy issues pertinent to the Greater Mekong Subregion. Serving as a way to facilitate policy discussions, this blog features posts from our scholars and experts.

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Our Projects

Our mission is to reach out to and train the next generation of regional leaders. We regularly conduct seminars, lectures and roundtable discussions of recent scholarship and research on law, economics and public policy.

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"On the Tonle Sap", Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Photo credit: Rajeev Rajagopalan (2014), CC BY 2.0

"On the Tonle Sap", Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Photo credit: Rajeev Rajagopalan (2014), CC BY 2.0

 

Our Region ― A Snapshot by the Numbers

 

Our Publications

With a focus on education and public policy outreach, we are committed to publishing original, high-quality and independent research that provides innovative, practical solutions to advance individual liberty, limited government and free markets.

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"Episode du Reamker", Pagode d'argent qui est dans le Palais royal, Phnom Penh, Cambodge; Photo credit: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra (2011), CC BY 2.0

"Episode du Reamker", Pagode d'argent qui est dans le Palais royal, Phnom Penh, Cambodge; Photo credit: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra (2011), CC BY 2.0

 

Get Involved

We are looking to expand our community of regional experts and researchers and to continue to build our network of partners across the globe. 

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