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.

ERIA Holds the High Level Forum on ASEAN@50

The High Level Forum on ASEAN@50 that was held on 19 October 2017 in Pasay City, Manila marked an important milestone for the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), since it was the first high level event involving a Head of State, former Heads of State, Ministers, and former Ministers that ERIA has held since its founding in 2008.

Empower the ASEAN Peoples, President Duterte Tells Govts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on his counterparts in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to 'empower' their people by educating them on the significant role ASEAN has played in their individual lives.

Highlighted Publications

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

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

16 January 2018

Edited by The Institute of Energy Economics, and Japan

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 Japan at …

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ASEAN @ 50 Volume 1: The ASEAN Journey: Reflections of ASEAN Leaders and Officials

ASEAN @ 50 Volume 1: The ASEAN Journey: Reflections of ASEAN Leaders and Officials

13 October 2017

Edited by Surin Pitsuwan, Hidetoshi Nishimura, Ponciano Intal Jr., Kavi Chongkittavorn, and Larry Maramis

ASEAN's 50-year journey is a story that needs to be told to this and future generations. Thus, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, ERIA and the Government of the …

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ASEAN @ 50 Volume 5:  The ASEAN Economic Community Into 2025 and Beyond

ASEAN @ 50 Volume 5: The ASEAN Economic Community Into 2025 and Beyond

07 September 2017

Edited by Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Shujiro Urata, Ponciano S. Intal, and Jr.

ASEAN has successfully promoted economic integration by increasing intra-ASEAN trade and investment over 5 decades. This is despite the diversity of its member states in terms of the stages of …

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ASEAN @ 50 Volume 3:  ASEAN and Member States: Transformation and Integration

ASEAN @ 50 Volume 3: ASEAN and Member States: Transformation and Integration

31 August 2017

Edited by Ponciano S. Intal, Jr., and Lurong Chen

The ASEAN region has been drastically transformed economically during the past 50 years driven by domestic reforms, the pursuit of open regionalism, and the growth of regional production networks that …

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The Indonesian Economy: Trade and Industrial Policies

The Indonesian Economy: Trade and Industrial Policies

09 August 2017

Edited by Lili Yan Ing, Gordon H. Hanson, and Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Against the backdrop of growing anti-globalisation sentiments and increasing fragmentation of the production process across countries, this book addresses how the Indonesian economy should respond and how Indonesia should shape …

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ASEAN @ 50 Volume 4:  Building ASEAN Community: Political-Security and Socio-cultural Reflections

ASEAN @ 50 Volume 4: Building ASEAN Community: Political-Security and Socio-cultural Reflections

07 August 2017

Edited by Aileen Baviera, and Larry Maramis

ASEAN has gradually built, on the basis of both shared interests and common principles and norms, various practices and mechanisms that helped prevent conflict among its members and allowed it …

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ASEAN @ 50 Volume 2:  Voices of ASEAN: What Does ASEAN Mean to ASEAN Peoples?

ASEAN @ 50 Volume 2: Voices of ASEAN: What Does ASEAN Mean to ASEAN Peoples?

07 August 2017

Edited by Ponciano Intal Jr, and Lydia Ruddy

ASEAN has provided a platform for continuous discussion between leaders, which has helped the region address challenges and adapt to constantly changing circumstances. But what do the people …

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ERIA Annual Report 2016

ERIA Annual Report 2016

08 June 2017

Fiscal year (FY) 2016 was a challenging year for ERIA as it needed to help chart the future direction of ASEAN and East Asia after the establishment of the ASEAN …

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Publications Catalogue 2017

Publications Catalogue 2017

15 May 2017

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) regularly produces reports and publications to ensure that the rich findings of its studies and corresponding policy recommendations are shared …

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Production Networks in Southeast Asia

Production Networks in Southeast Asia

23 February 2017

Edited by Lili Yan Ing, and Fukunari Kimura

The book answers the recently topical questions of how China's processed trade affects the trade of Southeast Asia. What is Southeast Asia's role in Factory Asia, the region's complex of …

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Implications of Mega Free Trade Agreements for Asian Regional Integration and RCEP Negotiation

Implications of Mega Free Trade Agreements for Asian Regional Integration and RCEP Negotiation

05 December 2016

As mega free trade agreements (FTAs) are reshaping the rules of global governance, there is urgency for member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to …

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ERIA Chief Economist Talks About the Future of Asia-Pacific Economic Integration

‘Connectivity is very important in order to upgrade global value chain,’ said Prof Fukunari Kimura, Chief Economist of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) in a panel on The Future of Asia-Pacific Economic Integration held by …

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