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  • Territorial Complementarities and Competition for Oil and Gas FDI in the SIJORI Growth Triangle 

    Diez, Javier Revilla; Breul, Moritz; Moneke, Jana (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-05-30)
    After the initial euphoria, the SIJORI Triangle - formed by Singapore, Johor (Malaysia) and Riau Islands (Indonesia) - seems to have been completely forgotten. The growth triangle concept was initiated to enhance foreign investment. This paper aims to ...
  • Services Liberalization and Export Quality: Evidence from China 

    Hayakawa, Kazunobu; Mukunoki, Hiroshi; Yang, Chih-Hai (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-03-30)
    Using firm-level export data from China, this paper empirically examines the effect of domestic liberalization of services on exporting firms’ quality upgrading. We examine a number of other trade policies, including: tariffs in export destination ...
  • Mind the Gap: Explaining Implementation Shortfalls in the ASEAN Economic Community 

    Das, Sanchita Basu (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-09-30)
    The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is at a critical crossroad in terms of policy implementation. ASEAN announced of a significant achievement rate of 93 per cent at the end of 2015. However, effective implementation, described as policy execution that ...
  • Impact of TPP-11 on Japanese Manufacturing Affiliates in ASEAN 

    Hayakawa, Kazunobu; Shiino, Kohei (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-07-30)
    This paper discusses how tariff reductions through TPP may affect Japanese manufacturing affiliates in ASEAN countries. Without the U.S., there is some uncertainty in the impact of TPP on the investment and expansion plans of Japanese affiliates in ...

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