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Causes and Consequences of Global Imbalances: Perspective from Developing Asia. Asian Development Review, Vol. 26(1), pp. 19-47
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-03-28)
Global current account imbalances are one of the key macroeconomic imbalances that underlie the global financial crisis. The central objective of this paper is to analyze the causes and consequences of global imbalances from the perspective of ...
Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction: Evidence From Kazakhstan. Asian Development Review, Vol. 24(2), pp. 90-115
(Asian Development Bank, 2007-08-25)
This paper empirically examines the relation between economic growth and poverty alleviation in the case of Kazakhstan using province-level data. It shows that provinces with higher growth rates achieved faster decline in poverty. This happened ...
Investment Climate, Productivity,and Regional Development in a Developing Country. Asian Development Review, Vol. 23(2), pp. 70-89
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-08-26)
This paper examines the Philippines’s investment climate in relation to the performance of manufacturing firms and the productivity of regional economies. The thesis is that the country’s slow economic growth can be attributed in no small measure ...
Foreign Direct Investment by the Republic of Korea in the People’s Republic of China. Asian Development Review, Vol. 26(2), pp. 102-124
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-08-25)
The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the patterns and performance of outward foreign direct investment from the Republic of Korea to the People’s Republic of China using five performance measures of the subsidiaries and four explanatory ...
Measuring Inclusive Growth. Asian Development Review, Vol. 24(1), pp. 11-31
(Asian Development Bank, 2007-03-28)
This study proposes an approach to measuring inclusive growth. It draws from the idea of a social opportunity function akin to a social welfare function. In this context, growth is defined as inclusive if it increases the social opportunity function, ...
Measuring Sustainable Development: Theory and Application. Asian Development Review, Vol. 24(1), pp. 1-10
(Asian Development Bank, 2007-03-29)
The paper applies the notion of social well-being to show that “sustainable development” should mean the maintenance of the productive base of an economy relative to its population. It is shown that the concept is operational. Crude data from the ...
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.
Asia’s Current Account Surplus: Savings Glut or Investment Drought? Asian Development Review, Vol. 23(1), pp. 16-54
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-03-28)
Over the last few years economists have started referring to the existence of “global payments imbalances”, reflected in the growing current account surpluses and deficits among different regions of the world (surpluses mostly, but not only, by a ...
Mother’s Education and Children’s Nutritional Status: New Evidence from Cambodia. Asian Development Review, Vol. 26(1), pp. 131-165
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-03-25)
This study uses data from Cambodia’s 2005 Demographic and Health Survey to examine how three measures of children’s nutritional status vary by mother’s educational attainment. To identify mechanisms for that association, the study analyzes birth ...