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Toward Win-Win Regionalism in Asia: Issues and Challenges in Forming Efficient Trade Agreements
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-10-01)
Many economists tend to be skeptical of the merits of Free-Trade Areas (FTAs) due to their second-best nature, while others support them under certain conditions, particularly as they allow for a more comprehensive treatment of trade- and investment-related ...
The ASEAN Economic Community and the European Experience
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-07-01)
In November 2002, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) committed itself to the creation of an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), in which goods, services, capital, and skilled labor would flow freely by the year 2020, or possibly even 2015. ...
Liberalizing Cross-Border Capital Flows: How Effective Are Institutional Arrangements against Crisis in Southeast Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-11-15)
This paper examines capital controls in two ways. First, it assesses whether capital controls have an economic justification within the context of an economy’s and, in particular, its financial sector’s stage of development. It concludes that capital ...