Browse by Author "Fan, Emma Xiaoqin"

  • A Note on Dual/Multiple Exchange Rates 

    Fan, Emma Xiaoqin (Asian Development Bank, 2004-05-01)
    Exchange rates measure the relative prices of different currencies. Usually each country has one official exchange rate regime. Occasionally, however, countries implement dual or multiple exchange rate regimes (DMERs). Currently, five of the Asian ...
  • Asian Development Review, Vol. 20 (1) (2003) 

    Brooks, Douglas H.; Fan, Emma Xiaoqin; Sumulong, Lea R. (Asian Development Bank, 2003-06-30)
    Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows have increased dramatically in recent decades. As developing countries, particularly in Asia, remove restrictions and implement policies to attract FDI inflows, trade and investment have become increasingly ...
  • Banks and Corporate Debt Market Development 

    Dickie, Paul; Fan, Emma Xiaoqin (Asian Development Bank, 2005-04-01)
    This paper explores the factors associated with the development of corporate debt markets using panel data covering 30 countries from 1989 to 2002. The results support Rajan and Zingales’s (2003) “interest group” theory of financial development that ...
  • Changing Bank Lending Behavior and Corporate Financing in Asia: Some Research Issues 

    Fan, Emma Xiaoqin; Terada-Hagiwara, Akiko (Asian Development Bank, 2003-12-01)
    This paper seeks to outline a number of issues relating to banking lending and corporate finance that deserve further research attention. The main purpose is to identify research issues and raise questions, rather than to propose solutions and answers. ...
  • Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Asia: Trends, Effects, and Likely Issues for the Forthcoming WTO Negotiations 

    Brooks, Douglas H.; Fan, Emma Xiaoqin; Sumulong, Lea R. (Asian Development Bank, 2003-04-01)
    Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows have increased dramatically in recent decades. As developing countries, particularly in Asia, remove restrictions and implement policies to attract FDI inflows, trade and investment have become increasingly ...
  • Foreign Direct Investment: Trends, TRIMs, and WTO Negotiations 

    Brooks, Douglas H.; Fan, Emma Xiaoqin; Sumulong, Lea R. (Asian Development Bank, 2003-06-30)
    Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows have increased dramatically in recent decades. As developing countries, particularly in Asia, remove restrictions and implement policies to attract FDI inflows, trade and investment have become increasingly ...
  • Implications of a US Dollar Depreciation for Asian Developing Countries 

    Fan, Emma Xiaoqin (Asian Development Bank, 2002-11-01)
    The US dollar has appreciated considerably since the mid 1990s. Between May 1995 and January 2002, the dollar's nominal effective exchange rate appreciated by 44.5 percent, and the real effective exchange rate appreciated 34.0 percent. However, the ...
  • SARS: Economic Impacts and Implications 

    Fan, Emma Xiaoqin (Asian Development Bank, 2003-05-01)
    This brief assesses the economic impact of SARS in a number of East and Southeast Asian economies and explores short-term economic impact of SARS as well as channels through which the Impact of SARS is felt. The recent outbreak of severe acute ...
  • Technological Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment—A Survey 

    Fan, Emma Xiaoqin (Asian Development Bank, 2003-06-30)
    Increased FDI flows have stimulated intensive debate and research on the impact of FDI on host economies. This paper surveys the substantial literature exploring FDI and spillover effects, summarizes the main findings from previous research, and ...
  • The Primacy of Reforms in the Emergence of People's Republic of China and India 

    Ali, Ifzal; Fan, Emma Xiaoqin (Asian Development Bank, 2004-11-15)
    The People's Republic of China (PRC) has achieved impressive economic growth over the past two decades. In recent years, India has also shown promising signs of economic acceleration. Despite this, both countries still remain poor. A critical question ...