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Seasonal Pattern and Effects of shocks on Outbound Tourism from the People's Republic of China: The Case of Thailand, Journal of GMS Development Studies, Vol. 6, pp. 55–69
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-10-01)
This paper uses the case of Thailand, the first country to obtain approved destination status, to analyze two issues related to outbound tourism from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The first objective is to measure and understand the seasonal ...
ASEAN-People's Republic of China Free Trade Area and the Competitiveness of Local Industries: A Case Study of Major Industries in the Lao People's Democratic Partnership, Journal of GMS Development Studies, Vol. 6, pp. 21-35
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-10-01)
This paper provides an evaluation of the impact of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)–People’s Republic of China (PRC) Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) on industries in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). In general, the paper ...
The Political Economy of Policy Reform: Insights from Southeast Asia, Asian Development Review, Vol. 30 (1), pp. 108-130
(Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute, 2013-03-25)
Economists broadly agree on many key economic policy issues, but economics as a discipline has provided much less guidance on why and how economic policy reform occurs and how to develop institutional mechanisms that enable governments to adopt “good” ...
Comments on “Effectiveness of Capital Controls: Evidence from Thailand”. Asian Development Review, Vol. 29(2), pp. 94-95
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-08-26)
The paper finds that the different types of capital controls are effective in terms of affecting the volume and composition of flows. Using the real effective exchange rate, however, it finds that capital controls do not relieve the pressure of the ...
Fine Tuning an Open Capital Account in a Developing Country: The Indonesian Experience. Asian Development Review, Vol. 29(2), pp. 136-180
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-08-23)
Indonesia has operated a liberal capital account permitting relatively free flow of international non-FDI flows since the early 1970s. In this paper, we review the Indonesian experience and the effectiveness of capital restrictions during 1990–2010 ...
Inequality of Human Opportunities in Developing Asia, Asian Development Review, Vol. 30(2), pp. 110–130
(Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute, 2013-08-26)
This paper analyzes the equity of opportunity in basic education and infrastructure services in seven developing countries, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam. The analysis applies a method developed ...
The Global Financial Crisis and Resilience of the Thai Banking Sector. Asian Development Review, Vol. 28(2), pp. 110-132
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-08-24)
The Thai economy is vulnerable to external shocks because of its high exposure to trade and capital flows. Despite its adverse consequences on the real sector of the Thai economy in 2009, the global financial crisis had little impact on the Thai ...
ADB Distinguished Speakers Program: Poverty and Redistribution in Emerging Economies. Asian Development Review, Vol. 28(2), pp. 1-10
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-08-29)
This presentation is about poverty and redistribution in emerging economics. It was prepared for the Asian Development Bank’s Distinguished Speakers Program held on 25 October 2011 at the ADB Headquarters. Various types of poverty alleviation programs ...
ADB Forum on the Use of Capital Controls Panel Discussion. Asian Development Review, Vol. 29(1), pp. 123-127
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-03-22)
This section summarizes the proceedings of the ADB Forum on the Use of Capital Controls Panel Discussion. The panelists’ names and corresponding discourse are presented in sequence.
Are Capital Controls Effective? The Case of the Republic of Korea. Asian Development Review, Vol. 29(2), pp. 96-133
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-08-25)
Market economies threaten to bring about economic instability and heighten difficulties in implementing macroeconomic policies. While an option that can be taken to deal with huge capital inflows involves the use of capital controls, there is no ...