ERIA Holds the 11th Governing Board Meeting and Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On 25 May 2018, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held its 11th Governing Board Meeting, followed by the annual Ambassadors’ Meeting at the Fairmont Hotel Jakarta. In the evening, all participants joined in a celebration of ERIA’s 10th Anniversary with a gala dinner and music performance at Motion Blue, Jakarta.

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

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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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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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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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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