ERIA Discussion Paper


  • Can Indonesia Secure a Development Dividend from Its Resource Export Boom? 

    Shrestha, Rashesh; Coxhead, Ian (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2018-06-30)
    Indonesia has enjoyed a long spell of sustained and relatively rapid economic expansion, largely on the back of strong commodity prices. No commodity boom lasts forever, however, and threats to the continuation of this growth are mounting. Indonesia ...
  • Are Production Networks Passé in East Asia? Not Yet 

    Obashi, Ayako; Kimura, Fukunari (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2018-06-15)
    Many people have a vague notion that the room for expanding international production networks is almost exhausted and that is why international trade has slowed down since the recovery from the great trade collapse. This paper presents evidence against ...
  • China’s Processing Trade and Value Chains 

    Ing, Lili Yan; Tian, Wei; Yu, Miaojie (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2018-05-30)
    We investigate how trade liberalisation affects the performance of Chinese manufacturing firms. To better understand China’s role in global value chains, we examine Chinese firms with a significant import share from Indonesia, one of its largest ...
  • The Eurasian Land Bridge: The Role of Service Providers in Linking the Regional Value Chains in East Asia and the European Union 

    Pomfret, Richard (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2018-05-30)
    Rail links between China and Europe are typically analysed in the context of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, focusing on China’s economic rise and the implications for international relations. This paper argues that establishment of the China–Europe ...

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