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  • Targeted Cash Transfers, Credit Constraints, and Ethnic Migration in the People’s Republic of China 

    Howell, Anthony (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    This paper relies on recent proprietary data from the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) poor rural minority areas to examine the importance of credit constraints on internal labor migration. Specifically, a liquidity shock via the PRC’s minimum living ...
  • New Technology and Emerging Occupations: Evidence from Asia 

    Khatiwada, Sameer; Veloso, Mia Kim Maceda (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    One of the less well-understood channels through which technology affects labor market outcomes is the creation of new types of work. In this paper, we investigate the emergence of new occupations by comparing various classifications of occupations and ...
  • Nonperforming Loans in Asia: Determinants and Macrofinancial Linkages 

    Lee, Junkyu; Rosenkranz, Peter (Asian Development Bank, 2019-03-15)
    The recent rise of nonperforming loans (NPLs) in some Asian economies calls for close analysis of the determinants, the potential macrofinancial feedback effects, and the implications for financial stability in the region. Using a dynamic panel model, ...
  • Quarterly Forecasting Model for India's Economic Growth: Bayesian Vector Autoregression Approach 

    Iyer, Tara; Gupta, Abhijit Sen (Asian Development Bank, 2019-03-15)
    This study develops a framework to forecast India’s gross domestic product growth on a quarterly frequency from 2004 to 2018. The models, which are based on real and monetary sector descriptions of the Indian economy, are estimated using Bayesian vector ...

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