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Are Production Networks Passé in East Asia? Not Yet
(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 ...
‘Unbundlings’ and Development Strategies in ASEAN: Old Issues and New Challenges
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2018-03-30)
This paper extends the conceptual framework of ‘unbundlings’ proposed by Baldwin (2016) and tries to provide a starting point for reorganizing development strategies of ASEAN Member States (AMS). The AMS have largely been successful ...
Potential Renewable Hydrogen from Curtailed Electricity for ASEAN’s Clean Energy: Policy Implications
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2020-11-30)
The power generation mix of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is dominated by fossil fuels, which accounted for almost 80% in 2017 and are expected to account for 82% in 2050 if the region does not transition to cleaner energy systems. ...
Energy Reality and Emissions in ASEAN: Energy Modelling Scenarios and Policy Implications
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2020-11-15)
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) faces tremendous challenges regarding the future energy landscape and how the energy transition will embrace a new architecture – including sound policies and technologies to ensure energy access ...
New Developments in International Production Networks: Impact of Digital Technologies
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2020-06-30)
We conducted a standard gravity exercise using worldwide disaggregated trade data to shed light on the influence of the spread of digital technologies on network trade. We found that growing investment in industrial robots in relatively lagging countries, ...
Potential for India’s Entry into Factory Asia: Some Casual Findings from International Trade Data
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2021-06-30)
Despite its impressive economic growth in the past few decades, India is slow in adopting a task-by-task international division of labour or international production networks (IPNs). Using international trade data for international comparison from ...