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  • Debt and Depth of Recessions 

    Park, Donghyun; Shin, Kwanho; Tian, Shu (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    This paper empirically investigates the relationship between the speed of buildup of private debt (household and corporate) and the depth of recessions. To do this, we differentiate between financial recessions and normal recessions on the basis of how ...
  • Capital Account Policies in Emerging Asian Economies: Are They Effective in the 2000s? 

    Jongwanich, Juthathip (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    This paper examines the effectiveness of capital account policy in terms of its ability to affect the volume and composition of capital flows, relieve pressures on real exchange rates, and foster monetary policy independence. Ten emerging Asian economies ...
  • Macroprudential Policy in Asian Economies 

    Kim, Soyoung (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    This paper analyzes the conduct and effects of macroprudential policy in 11 Asian economies. Of these, India, the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea frequently used loan-to-value ratios and required reserve ratios even before the ...
  • 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    Traditional sampling strategies for paddy rice statistics rely on outdated list frames, incomplete holding information, or administrative data that are prone to numerous biases.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 ...

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