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News and Views

US-China Trade War Impacts on ASEAN

In the News

US-China Trade War Impacts on ASEAN

14 May 2018

ASEAN , China , Trade , United States

ASEAN has played an important role in building prosperity in the region in its 50 years of existence. ASEAN’s gross domestic product now stands at approximately US$2.5 trillion, making the expanded grouping the world’s sixth-largest economy and fourth-largest global trading power.

ERIA Chief Economist Discusses the Evolution of Unbundlings in Indonesia

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ERIA Chief Economist Discusses the Evolution of Unbundlings in Indonesia

08 May 2018

Globalisation , Indonesia , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Trade

‘The concept of ‘unbundling’ is especially useful in formulating development strategies of a large country such as Indonesia. The further upgrading of unbundlings and the more effective utilisation of technological feedbacks among different levels of unbundlings will enable Indonesia to achieve rapid and equitable economic development,’ said Prof Fukunari Kimura, Chief Economist of the Economic Research for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).

ERIA Holds Coffee Talk in New Information Centre

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ERIA Holds Coffee Talk in New Information Centre

07 May 2018

ERIA

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held its first ever ERIA Coffee Talk on 3 May 2018, in which Senior Economist Dr Dionisius Narjoko shared his experience as a researcher with a group of undergraduate students from the Faculty of Economics and Business,  Universitas Indonesia.

APEC Oil and Gas Security Newsletter Interviews Dr Han Phoumin

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APEC Oil and Gas Security Newsletter Interviews Dr Han Phoumin

30 April 2018

Energy , Energy Security

Dr Han Phoumin, an Energy Economist from Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), shared his various experiences in ASEAN and East Asia in an interview with APEC Oil and Gas Security Newsletter. Dr Han has been part of the APEC Oil and Gas Security Exercises (OGSE) and APEC Oil and Gas Security Initiative(OGSI) project as one of its experts since 2013. The interview is reprinted below.

Diagnosing the Causes of Inequality Crucial to Creating Good Policy in ASEAN

Opinions

Diagnosing the Causes of Inequality Crucial to Creating Good Policy in ASEAN

30 April 2018

ASEAN , Poverty

One startling figure about recent global growth is that 82% of all wealth created in the last year went to the top 1%. After focusing on economic growth for a number of decades, developed and developing countries alike have been increasingly concerned with equality. While globalisation has led many developing countries to higher levels of income, it has also increased economic inequality.

ERIA Hosts Meeting between ERIA, OECD, and Their Parliamentary Leagues

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ERIA Hosts Meeting between ERIA, OECD, and Their Parliamentary Leagues

26 April 2018

OECD

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a meeting between the President of ERIA, the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), as well as Parliamentary Leagues for ERIA and OECD on 13 April 2018 in Tokyo.

ERIA Economist Talks about NTMs in ASEAN-CER Integration Partnership Forum 2018

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ERIA Economist Talks about NTMs in ASEAN-CER Integration Partnership Forum 2018

23 April 2018

Forum , Non-Tariff Measures , Regulation and Governance

‘While tariff rates have declined significantly, the number of NTMs has risen,’ noted Dr Doan Thi Thanh Ha, an economist with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), who delivered a presentation on the ASEAN-CER Integration Partnership Forum 2018 in Da Nang, Viet Nam on 5 April 2018.

ERIA and AIPA Hold Dialogue with Parliamentarians on Better Regulatory Governance

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ERIA and AIPA Hold Dialogue with Parliamentarians on Better Regulatory Governance

23 April 2018

Non-Tariff Measures , Regulation and 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.

ERIA Hosted Special Lecture on Disaster Risk Management

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ERIA Hosted Special Lecture on Disaster Risk Management

20 April 2018

Disasters , Japan

Mainstreaming disaster risk management into ASEAN societies is an ongoing task shared by all stakeholders in the region and beyond. Given that most of ASEAN and East Asian countries are among the most disaster-prone countries, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is keen on making contributions through various avenues, including by holding a special lecture on disaster management.

Diagnosing causes of inequality crucial for ASEAN

In the News

Diagnosing causes of inequality crucial for ASEAN

19 April 2018

ASEAN , Poverty

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 19 April 2018. ERIA's Economist, Dr Rashesh Shrestha, is the author.

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