HE Yasuo Fukuda Receives the 4th Asia Cosmopolitan Award

Nara—10 January 2019: Former Prime Minister of Japan HE Yasuo Fukuda received the Grand Prize of the 4th Asia Cosmopolitan Awards (ACA) this afternoon in recognition of his contributions and his leadership with a focus on diplomacy toward Asia to ensure specific actions are taken to achieve ASEAN’s economic integration.

ERIA and UNDP Launch Project 2045 Final Report and Host High Level Seminar and Reception

JAKARTA, 9 December 2018 – The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a reception and High Level Seminar to launch the report of ‘Project 2045: The Path to Peaceful and Prosperous Indonesia 2045’ on 8-9 December 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

ERIA and TTCSP Co-host Asia Think Tank Summit 2018

JAKARTA, 30 November 2018 – The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Think Tank and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania co-hosted the 6th Asia Think Tank Summit (ATTS) from 21-23 November 2018 in Bali, Indonesia. After being held in Singapore last year, this year’s ATTS was the annual event’s return to Southeast Asia thus marking its continued regional presence.

ERIA and AIPA Hold Dialogue with Parliamentarians on Better Regulatory Governance

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is uniquely placed to contribute to a dialogue with parliamentarians that focused on non-tariff measures (NTMs) and barriers as well as good regulatory practice and reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens (RURB) thanks to its various projects and in-depth surveys on the matter, said ERIA President Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura on 19 April 2018. Prof Nishimura’s statement was part of his opening remarks for the dialogue held in Jakarta by ERIA and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) entitled ‘Parliamentarians Supporting the ‘Quiet Revolution’ for Better Regulatory Governance’.

ERIA Co-organises ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV with Japanese Institutions

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised the ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV in Tokyo, Japan on 1 March 2018 in a bid to promote understanding of developments that ASEAN has achieved and the challenges it has recently encountered.

Highlighted Publications

Project 2045 Executive Summary Indonesia - Japan 2045 : A Joint Project of Two Maritime Democracies

Project 2045 Executive Summary Indonesia - Japan 2045 : A Joint Project of Two Maritime Democracies

13 December 2018

The Executive Summary of ‘Our Common Future: A Joint Project of Two Maritime Democracies’ is projecting the bilateral relationship between Japan and Indonesia with three main goals: first, to uphold …

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Report of Project 2045 For 'Joint Partnership' towards Our Common Future: A Joint Project of Two Maritime Democracies

Report of Project 2045 For 'Joint Partnership' towards Our Common Future: A Joint Project of Two Maritime Democracies

13 December 2018

The Report of ‘Project 2045: The Path to Peaceful and Prosperous Indonesian in 2045’ sets out the future cooperation between Japan and Indonesia on the occasion of the 60th anniversary …

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World Trade Evolution    Growth, Productivity and Employment

World Trade Evolution
Growth, Productivity and Employment

01 November 2018

Edited by Lili Yan Ing, and Miaojie Yu

The book provides theoretical and empirical evidence on how world trade evolves, how trade affects resource allocation, how trade competition affects productivity, how China shock affects world trade and how …

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Industry 4.0: Empowering ASEAN for the Circular Economy

Industry 4.0: Empowering ASEAN for the Circular Economy

22 October 2018

Edited by Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, and Fukunari Kimura

The transition to a circular economy is a unique opportunity for fast-growing Asian economies to be resource efficient, competitive, and innovative. The circular economy aims to eradicate wasteful use of …

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Innovation Policy in ASEAN

Innovation Policy in ASEAN

18 September 2018

Innovation Policy in ASEAN is a first attempt at a comprehensive innovation study of ASEAN. The book includes not only an overall theoretical framework for ASEAN, but also individual country …

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2017 Progress Survey Report of Infrastructure Projects in CADP 2.0

2017 Progress Survey Report of Infrastructure Projects in CADP 2.0

31 July 2018

Edited by Takafumi Fujisawa, and Kazuaki Yamamoto

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) submitted the Comprehensive Asia Development Plan 2.0 (CADP 2.0) to the East Asia Summit in 2015. CADP 2.0 updates the …

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Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2017-2018

Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2017-2018

02 July 2018

Edited by Tyagita Silka Hapsari

The Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2017-2018 provides an overview of both new and ongoing projects that ERIA researchers are currently working on as of April 2018. Full Report Research …

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Lao PDR Energy Statistics 2018

Lao PDR Energy Statistics 2018

02 July 2018

Insufficient information and inadequate capacity to carry out comprehensive energy planning are identified as the main contributing factors to the current circumstances of the energy sector in Lao People’s Democratic …

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Financing for Low-carbon Energy Transition: Unlocking the Potential of Private Capital

Financing for Low-carbon Energy Transition: Unlocking the Potential of Private Capital

27 June 2018

Edited by Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Kaliappa Kalirajan, and Fukunari Kimura

This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the state of low-carbon investments in Asia, analyzing the rationales, mandates and public–private financing activities. Based on the experiences of several regional …

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ERIA Annual Report 2017

ERIA Annual Report 2017

25 May 2018

ERIA's 2017 Annual Report presents the Institute’s various research and research-related activities, events, and seminars, and its capacity building, policy design, communication, and publications achievements during fiscal year 2017. ERIA …

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Publications Catalogue 2018

Publications Catalogue 2018

25 May 2018

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia publishes books, research reports, discussion papers, and policy briefs to share and disseminate its research findings and policy recommendations. These publications …

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East Asia Updates | Quarterly Edition - March 2018

East Asia Updates | Quarterly Edition - March 2018

25 April 2018

The full year realisation of 2017 global gross domestic product (GDP) growth matches the expectation at the end of 2017. Furthermore, the global economy appears to have continued to expand …

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Social Protection Goals in East Asia: Strategies and Methods to Generate Fiscal Space

Social Protection Goals in East Asia: Strategies and Methods to Generate Fiscal Space

16 March 2018

Edited by Mukul Asher, Fauziah Zen, and Astrid Dita

The book examines the conceptual, economic, and fiscal impact(s) of the Social Protection Floor (SPF) initiative of the International Labor Organisation (ILO) and other policy influencers by first critically examining …

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Formulating Policy Options for Promoting Natural Gas Utilization in the East Asia Summit Region Volume II: Supply Side Analysis

Formulating Policy Options for Promoting Natural Gas Utilization in the East Asia Summit Region Volume II: Supply Side Analysis

08 February 2018

Edited by Tatsuji Uemura, and Keitaro Ishigami

There is an increasing interest in understanding the demand potential of natural gas and its implication in the East Asia Summit region. This ERIA study was proposed by …

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Disciplines on State-Owned Enterprises under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement:  Overview and Assessment

Disciplines on State-Owned Enterprises under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Overview and Assessment

07 February 2018

This paper analyses the disciplines of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) stipulated in Chapter 17 of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). The introduction of the extensive disciplines on SOEs was led by …

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ERIA and UNDP Launch Project 2045 Final Report and Host High Level Seminar and Reception

JAKARTA, 9 December 2018 – The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a reception and High Level Seminar to launch the report of ‘Project 2045: The Path to Peaceful …

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