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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 ...
Technological Advancement, Import Penetration, and Labour Markets: Evidence from Thai Manufacturing
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2020-08-15)
This paper examines the impacts of advanced technology on a possible change in workers’ skills, wages, and employment due to such technological advancement. Three proxies of advanced technologies are used in the study: (i) information and communications ...
Regulatory Dissimilarity: A First Look at the Newly Collected Non-Tariff Measure Database
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2019-03-15)
In this paper we construct a dissimilarity indicator to measure the degree to which a product may face different sets of regulations in two countries (the export country and the import country). Since the indicator is highly scalable, we can also ...
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, ...
East Asian Production Networks Amidst the COVID-19 Shock
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2021-06-15)
In the East Asian context, previous studies showed that trade occurring through production networks remained relatively steady amidst an economic shock and recovered faster and stronger once the shock was over. Using finely disaggregated product-level ...
Impact of Non-Tariff Measures on the Margins of Trade: Evaluation of Additional Compliance Requirement Indicators
(Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2020-06-15)
Countries export less to destination countries with greater regulatory burdens. We use finely disaggregated product-level bilateral trade value and quantity data for 98 countries, together with a new data set of detailed information on technical ...