ISEAS Economic Working Papers


  • The WTO’s 2020 Trade Policy Review for Indonesia and Thailand: A Comparative Assessment 

    Hill, Hal; Menon, Jayant (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2021-11-15)
    This paper provides an analytical survey of trade policy in Indonesia and Thailand, in the context of the key findings of the WTO’s 2020 Trade Policy Reviews. These are historically dynamic economies that are integrated within the outward-looking ASEAN ...
  • Global Supply Chains and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Who Benefits? 

    Li, Xiaojun (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2021-06-15)
    The recently signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) promises to expand trade substantially for the 15 participating countries. This study unpacks the differential benefits of free trade agreements by drawing on insights from the ...
  • Growth Resilience to Large External Shocks in Emerging Asia: Measuring Impact of Natural Disasters and Implications for COVID-19 

    Tanaka, Kensuke; Ibrahim, Prasiwi; Lagrine, Ilhame (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2021-05-30)
    This study examines the extent to which Emerging Asian countries show resilience to large external shocks. Its main objective is to estimate the impact of large-scale natural disasters (LNDs). Recent large-scale natural disasters (LNDs) in four Emerging ...
  • The Impact of the Rise in Chinese Imports on Firms’ Performance: A Case Study on Manufacturing Firms in Thailand and the Philippines 

    Erh, Joey (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2021-04-30)
    The rapid rise of Chinese trade in the world today warrants an examination of its effects on firms’ performance. Using firm level data from Thailand and the Philippines, this study analyses the impact of an increase in Chinese import shares on the ...

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