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  • COVID-19 and Socio-Economic Inequalities in Indonesia: A Subnational-level Analysis 

    Brata, Aloysius Gunadi; apramudya, Eusebius Pantja; Astuti, Esther Sri; Rahayu, Heffi Christya; Heron, Heronimus (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2021-04-30)
    This study examines if COVID-19 has worsened socio-economic inequalities across provinces in Indonesia, and if it has affected the spatial disparity in provincial-level socio-economic indicators. Secondary provincial level data are used from BPS for ...
  • Financial Market Responses to Government COVID-19 Pandemic Interventions: Empirical Evidence from South-East and East Asia 

    La, Hai Anh; Miranti, Riyana (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2021-04-30)
    This study investigates the impact of various government interventions on the spread of COVID-19 as well as stock markets in South-East and East Asia. It finds that stricter interventions – including gathering restrictions, public event cancellations, ...
  • Facilitating Trade in Pharmaceuticals: A Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic 

    Shepherd, Ben (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2021-04-30)
    This paper reviews trade in pharmaceutical products, focusing on ASEAN countries. Trade in this sector is of singular policy importance as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. First, the paper shows that pharmaceuticals are traded within Global Value ...
  • Could the COVID-19 Crisis Affect Remittances and Labour Supply in ASEAN Economies? Macroeconomic Conjectures Based on the SARS Epidemic 

    Posso, Alberto (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2021-04-30)
    Debates on resilience to economic shocks in the ASEAN region focus on what policymakers can do to mitigate negative impacts associated with financial-economic crises. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that the region is also vulnerable to ...

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