ADBI Working Papers

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Working Paper series is a continuation of the formerly named Discussion Paper series which began in January 2003. The numbering of the papers continued without interruption or change. ADBI was established in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan, to help build capacity, skills, and knowledge related to poverty reduction and other areas that support long-term growth and competitiveness in developing economies in Asia and the Pacific.


  • Water Policy in the Republic of Korea 

    Lee, Namsoo (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-08-10)
    This study reviews the water policies and institutions for water management in the Republic of Korea over a 50-year period during which the country developed from a war-torn nation into one of the 10 largest economies in the world. The Republic of ...
  • Strategy, Independence, and Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Asia 

    Schneider, Henrique (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-08-10)
    New public management emphasizes the organizational and behavioral aspects of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). The main assumption is that, if governments constitute SOEs as “market” enterprises and allow their management to follow the logic of the ...
  • Payment Systems Innovations and Financial Intermediation: The Case of Indonesia 

    Lubis, Alexander; Alexiou, Constantinos; Nellis, Joseph G. (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-07-30)
    This paper explores the relationship between innovations in payment systems and financial intermediation. By focusing on excess reserves and the currency demand, we provide evidence on the extant transmission mechanism. In this direction, we applied ...
  • The Impact of Government Support on the Performance of Indonesia's State-Owned Enterprises 

    Nugroho, Hendro (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-07-30)
    This study analyzes the impact of government support on the financial performance of Indonesia’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs). I employ the ordinary least square (OLS) method with firm and year fixed effects in addition to clustered standard errors. ...

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