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  • Improving Paddy Rice Statistics Using Area Sampling Frame Technique 

    Durante, Anna Christine; Lapitan, Pamela; Megill, David; Rao, Lakshman Nagraj (Asian Development Bank, 2018-11-15)
    Traditional sampling strategies for paddy rice statistics rely on outdated list frames, incomplete holding information, or administrative data that are prone to numerous biases. The objective of this study is to test the utility of an area frame developed ...
  • Risk Mitigation and Sovereign Guarantees for Public–Private Partnerships in Developing Economies 

    Jett, Alexander N. (Asian Development Bank, 2018-11-15)
    Public–private partnerships (PPPs) face a range of challenges in developed economies, such as appropriate risk sharing, attracting the right sponsors, and ensuring quality of service. As a large percentage of ADB’s developing member countries are ...
  • The Changing Network of Financial Market Linkages: The Asian Experience 

    Chowdhury, Biplob; Dungey, Mardi; Kangogo, Moses; Sayeed, Mohammad Abu; Volkov, Vladimir (Asian Development Bank, 2018-10-15)
    Recent international financial crises highlight the advantages of understanding the global financial system as a network of economies in which cross-border financial linkages are fundamental to the spread of systemic risk. We investigate the changing ...
  • Do Local Currency Bond Markets Enhance Financial Stability? 

    Park, Donghyun; Shin, Kwanho; Tian, Shu (Asian Development Bank, 2018-10-15)
    It is widely believed that local currency bond markets (LCBMs) can promote financial stability in developing countries. For instance, they can help mitigate the currency and maturity mismatch that contributed to the outbreak of the Asian financial ...

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