Browse by Author "Ra, Sungsup"

  • Challenges and Opportunities for Skills Development in Asia: Changing Supply, Demand, and Mismatches 

    Ra, Sungsup; Chin, Brian; Liu, Amy (Asian Development Bank, 2015-11-20)
    This report discusses six key global trends on skills supply and demand in Asia. These are (i) the doubling of the labor pool, (ii) expansion of education access, (iii) economic and industrial transformation, (iv) technological advancement, (v) ...
  • Closing the Financing Gap in Asian Infrastructure 

    Ra, Sungsup; Li, Zhigang (Asian Development Bank, 2018-06-15)
    Infrastructure investment in Asia, both in economic and social infrastructure, faces a massive financing gap despite the region’s high savings. The cause of this gap is a capital flow paradox in which Asia’s outflow of portfolio funds far exceeds the ...
  • Managing the Debt: An Assessment of Nepal's Public Debt Sustainability 

    Ra, Sungsup; Rhee, Chang Yong (Asian Development Bank, 2005-11-15)
    This paper examines the debt sustainability of Nepal. Unlike previous studies, in which macroeconomic variables were predicted independently, this debt sustainability analysis—in an attempt to present a more theoretically consistent analysis—is based ...
  • Measuring the Economic Costs of Conflict 

    Ra, Sungsup; Singh, Bipul (Asian Development Bank, 2005-06-30)
    This paper attempts to measure the economic costs of conflict, focusing particularly on the impact of continued decline in development expenditures on gross domestic product (GDP) growth. The Nepal Macroeconometric Model is used to estimate GDP growth ...
  • Measuring the Economic Costs of Conflict 

    Ra, Sungsup; Singh, Bipul (Asian Development Bank, 2005-06-30)
    This paper attempts to measure the economic costs of conflict, focusing particularly on the impact of continued decline in development expenditures on gross domestic product (GDP) growth. The Nepal Macroeconometric Model is used to estimate GDP growth ...
  • Nepal Macroeconometric Model 

    Ra, Sungsup; Rhee, Chang Yong (Asian Development Bank, 2005-06-30)
    This paper describes a medium-sized Keynesian income-expenditure model of the Nepalese economy. The model consists of five building blocks: final demand, prices, credit and money, government, and the balance of payments. The model is useful for policy ...
  • Nepal Public Debt Sustainability Analysis 

    Alamgir, Mohiuddin; Ra, Sungsup (Asian Development Bank, 2005-10-15)
    In Nepal, public debt, both domestic and foreign, has played an important role in financing overall budget deficit and public development expenditure. Hindered by the escalating insurgency that has directly contributed to a slowdown in tourism and other ...