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  • Industrialization of developing Countries in a Multicountry, Multisector Capital accumulation Model 

    Hayashi, Tadateru (Asian Development Bank, 2018-12-30)
    This working paper shows that developing countries industrialize, or start producing investment goods, when their relative share in global production becomes larger than the global demand for consumption goods. Industrialization is simulated in a capital ...
  • Creating an Enabling Environment for Public–Private Partnerships in Waste-to-Energy Projects 

    Huang, Jingmin; Liu, Shengbin; Plaza, Aldrin; Zhou, Wei (Asian Development Bank, 2018-12-30)
    As Asia and the Pacific continues to experience rapid urbanization with high population density, there is an increasing need to better manage municipal solid waste (MSW). One solution is to convert the waste to energy to reduce waste volume and minimize ...
  • Investment in Research and Development for Basmati Rice in Pakistan: Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division, Central and West Asia Department 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2018-12-30)
    This paper presents the argument that Pakistan needs to increase its investments in agriculture research and development. It identifies strategies to show how a Basmati rice development program can achieve sustainable funding and effective oversight ...
  • Trade Openness and the Environmental Kuznets Curve: Evidence from Cities in the People's Republic of China 

    Fang, Zheng; Huang, Bihong; Yang, Zhuoxiang (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2018-11-15)
    This paper examines the impact on the environment of economic growth and trade openness in 261 cities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) over the period 2004–2013, using a recently developed, continuously updated, fully modified method that allows ...

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