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  • Reconciling Economic and Environmental Imperatives in Batam 

    Lee Poh Onn (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-03-30)
    Batam’s economic growth has been nothing short of spectacular. In the 1990s, it experienced an investment boom fuelled by investments from Singapore. This lasted for two decades and transformed the economy and landscape of what was an outpost into a ...
  • Banking and Innovation: A Review 

    Lin, Chen; Liu, Sibo; Wei, Lai (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2018-03-30)
    We summarize the major findings of empirical studies that examine the effect of banking development on innovation and highlight their relative contributions to our understanding of the various roles the banking sector plays in determining innovation. ...
  • Gender Pay Gap: A Macro Perspective 

    Terada-Hagiwara, Akiko; Camingue-Romance, Shiela F.; Joseph E. Zveglich, Jr. (Asian Development Bank, 2018-03-30)
    This paper examines the factors influencing the gender wage gap by using an unbalanced crosscountry aggregated panel data set for a sample covering 53 economies for the period 1995–2010. Using robust estimators proposed by Lewbel (2012) to correct for ...
  • Trade Rules in E-commerce: WTO and India 

    Arpita Mukherjee; Avantika Kapoor (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-03-30)
    Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is an integral part of business activities, and various models of e-commerce have emerged with liberalisation and technological developments. Global e-commerce trade has seen fast growth, which is predicted to continue ...
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