Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Machinery Trade In East Asia, And The Global Financial Crisis

    The global financial crisis since Q3 2008 has influenced the world economy, including that of East Asia. This paper focuses on international production/distribution networks, mainly observed in the machinery sectors in East Asia, and attempts to examine patterns of machinery trade movements during the crisis to explore how and to...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Firm-Level Analysis Of Globalization: A Survey Of The Eight Literatures

    This paper presents an extensive review of empirical studies that analyze the various impacts of the globalization phenomenon on corporate activities, using micro data. First, the authors set up a flow chart describing how globalization leads to national productivity enhancement. Secondly, they summarize the hypotheses and the methods explored in...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Foreign Presence Spillovers And Firms? Export Response: Evidence From The Indonesian Manufacturing

    This paper examines the existence of spillovers associated with the presence of MultiNational Enterprises (MNEs) on a firm's decision to export, and on export intensity. It utilizes data from Indonesian manufacturing for the census years 1996 and 2006. Channels through which MNEs can affect other firms' export behavior are considered...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is Promoting Foreign Direct Investment Worthwhile? Learning From The East Asian Experience

    East Asia presents a new model of industrialization that aggressively utilizes the dynamics of MultiNational Corporations (MNCs). The model puts networks of production into practice, and such networks improve domestic capability and contribution to national output. Promoting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is therefore warranted to ensure the sustainability of the...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Prospects For Coal: Global Experience And Implications For Energy Policy

    This paper argues that coal and its industry is promising. It is found that the Western European (including the British) case has been misunderstood and the US case shows a developing coal industry under increasing levels of environmental pressure. The demonstration of the declining emissions intensity of coal provides an...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Global Financial Crisis And Policy Responses In Southeast Asia: Towards Prudent Macroeconomic Policies

    The global financial crisis hit the Southeast Asian economies through financial and real sectors by the combination of lower global demand and tighter credit demand effect. The challenge for policymakers in this region is not just to prevent the escalation of the crisis and to mitigate the downturn, but also...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Border Area Development In The GMS: Turning The Periphery Into The Center Of Growth

    Border area development is neither an original nor a brand new idea of the author. It has long been discussed in a variety of words including border industries, growth triangles, growth areas and economic corridors. The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation revitalized the border area development as a new...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    The Effect Of Exchange Rate Volatility On International Trade In East Asia

    In this paper, the authors empirically investigate the relationship between exchange rate volatility and international trade, focusing on East Asia. Their findings are summarized as follows: first, intra-East Asian trade is discouraged by exchange rate volatility more seriously than trade in other regions. Second, one important source for the discouragement...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Firm-level Analysis Of Globalization: A Survey

    The aim of this paper is to extensively review empirical studies that analyze the globalization phenomena by using micro data. First, the authors set up a flow chart describing how the policy measures on globalization lead to national productivity enhancement. Second, they summarize the hypotheses and the methods explored in...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is Promoting Foreign Direct Investment Worthwhile? Learning From The East Asian Experience

    East Asia presents a new model of industrialization that aggressively utilizes the dynamics of MultiNational Corporations (MNCs). The model puts networks of production into practice, and such networks improve domestic capability and contribution to national output. Promoting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is therefore warranted to ensure the sustainability of the...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Machinery Trade In East Asia, And The Global Financial Crisis

    The global financial crisis since Q3 2008 has influenced the world economy, including that of East Asia. This paper focuses on international production/distribution networks, mainly observed in the machinery sectors in East Asia, and attempts to examine patterns of machinery trade movements during the crisis to explore how and to...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Foreign Presence Spillovers And Firms? Export Response: Evidence From The Indonesian Manufacturing

    This paper examines the existence of spillovers associated with the presence of MultiNational Enterprises (MNEs) on a firm's decision to export, and on export intensity. It utilizes data from Indonesian manufacturing for the census years 1996 and 2006. Channels through which MNEs can affect other firms' export behavior are considered...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Prospects For Coal: Global Experience And Implications For Energy Policy

    This paper argues that coal and its industry is promising. It is found that the Western European (including the British) case has been misunderstood and the US case shows a developing coal industry under increasing levels of environmental pressure. The demonstration of the declining emissions intensity of coal provides an...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Global Financial Crisis And Policy Responses In Southeast Asia: Towards Prudent Macroeconomic Policies

    The global financial crisis hit the Southeast Asian economies through financial and real sectors by the combination of lower global demand and tighter credit demand effect. The challenge for policymakers in this region is not just to prevent the escalation of the crisis and to mitigate the downturn, but also...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Firm-Level Analysis Of Globalization: A Survey Of The Eight Literatures

    This paper presents an extensive review of empirical studies that analyze the various impacts of the globalization phenomenon on corporate activities, using micro data. First, the authors set up a flow chart describing how globalization leads to national productivity enhancement. Secondly, they summarize the hypotheses and the methods explored in...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    The Effect Of Exchange Rate Volatility On International Trade In East Asia

    In this paper, the authors empirically investigate the relationship between exchange rate volatility and international trade, focusing on East Asia. Their findings are summarized as follows: first, intra-East Asian trade is discouraged by exchange rate volatility more seriously than trade in other regions. Second, one important source for the discouragement...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Firm-level Analysis Of Globalization: A Survey

    The aim of this paper is to extensively review empirical studies that analyze the globalization phenomena by using micro data. First, the authors set up a flow chart describing how the policy measures on globalization lead to national productivity enhancement. Second, they summarize the hypotheses and the methods explored in...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Border Area Development In The GMS: Turning The Periphery Into The Center Of Growth

    Border area development is neither an original nor a brand new idea of the author. It has long been discussed in a variety of words including border industries, growth triangles, growth areas and economic corridors. The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation revitalized the border area development as a new...

    Provided By Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia