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ASEAN, AMS

Government Initiatives Matter for Innovation in ASEAN

13 September 2019

ASEAN member states (AMS) need to greatly enhance their ‘innovation capability’ to achieve technology-driven sustainable development, and there still remains much room to do so. … Read More

energy, myanmar, energy policy, Sustainable Development

Shaping Energy Policies to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Myanmar and the Greater Mekong Subregion

13 September 2019

Increases in access to electricity in the poorest countries have begun to accelerate, energy efficiency continues to improve, and renewable energy is making gains in … Read More

Trade, non-tariff measures, ASEAN

Non-Tariff Measures -An Update

04 September 2019

Whilst tariffs have declined following disciplines instituted by the World Trade Organization, the use of non-tariff measures is on the rise worldwide. This trend is … Read More

Energy, Biomass, Thailand

Study on Biomass Supply Chain for Power Generation in Southern Part of Thailand

03 September 2019

This study was inspired by the leadership of His Excellency Dr Siri Jirapongphan, Thailand’s former Minister of Energy, as Thailand wants to see a greater … Read More

non-tariff measures, ASEAN, Trade

Regional Integration and Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN

02 September 2019

Though tariffs have been reduced, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) continues to increase, and is often blamed in part for the lack of integration … Read More

Lao PDR

Development Strategy of Five Selected Sectors in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (2020-2025)

29 August 2019

‘Development Strategy of Five Selected Sectors in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (2020–2025)’ follows up the research of the report Lao PDR at the Crossroads: … Read More

Vehicle, ASEAN, Energy

Study on Electric Vehicle Penetrations’ Influence on 3Es in ASEAN

29 August 2019

The study analyses the effects of electric vehicle deployment on the economy, energy, and the environment (3Es) in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam. In … Read More

healthcare, Asia

Demand and Supply of Long-term Care For Older Persons in Asia

27 August 2019

In East and Southeast Asia, the numbers and proportions of older persons are increasing. The quickly increasing elderly population will create greater demand for long-term … Read More

Words and Their Silos: Commercial, Governmental, and Academic Support for Japanese Literature and Writing Overseas

27 August 2019

This paper connects in a preliminary way realms of analysis and data regarding practices of disseminating Japanese literature and writing translated in English and Association … Read More

In the Closet: Japanese Creative Industries and their Reluctance to Forge Global and Transnational Linkages in ASEAN and East Asia

27 August 2019

This paper addresses rarely asked questions: is Cool Japan a creative industries policy and, if so, what kind of creative industries policy is it? It … Read More

Finance

Navigating Low-Carbon Finance Management at Banks and Non-Banking Financial Institutions

27 August 2019

Lack of long-term financing, the existence of various risks, the low rate of return, and lack of capacity in market actors are major challenges for … Read More

ASEAN, Food Value Chain

Food Value Chain in ASEAN: Case Studies Focusing on Local Producers

27 August 2019

A key question for the bottom-up development of the food value chain (FVC) is how agri-food producers, mainly characterised by small-scale and unstable management, can … Read More

Trade, SME, Viet Nam, Global Value Chains

Value Added Exports and the Local Labour Market: Evidence from Vietnamese Manufacturing Firms

27 August 2019

The formation of global value chains (GVCs) has reshaped production processes across countries. This paper investigates the relationship between GVCs and firms’ employment by using … Read More

Indonesia, Global Value Chains, Global Production

Domestic Value Added, Exports, and Employment: An Input-Output Analysis of Indonesian Manufacturing

27 August 2019

The paper is motivated by the current emphasis on the share of domestic value added in exports (SVEX) as a policy criterion for export development … Read More

global value chains, trade liberalisation, Thailand

The Impact of Global Value Chain Integration on Wages: Evidence from Matched Worker-Industry Data in Thailand

27 August 2019

Using a two-stage estimation of matched worker-industry data from 2000 to 2011, this study investigates the impact of global value chain (GVC) integration on wages … Read More

Asia

A Spark Beyond Time and Place: Ogawa Shinsuke and Asia

27 August 2019

One of the most important documentary film-makers of the post-war period, Ogawa Shinsuke, had an enormous impact on film-makers across Asia. This paper will unpack … Read More

The Contents of Power: Narrative and Soft Power in the Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies

26 August 2019

This paper examines debates about soft power and popular culture, with particular attention to the framing and reception of the opening ceremonies at the Olympics. … Read More

Energy, Energy Market

LNG Market Development in Asia

07 August 2019

This report highlights the following key findings about the dynamics of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market in this region. First, transparent and active spot … Read More

Digital Economy, Industrialisation, Trade Facilitation, Connectivity

The Importance of Industrialisation and Trade Facilitation for Employment-Led Growth in the Digital Economy

30 July 2019

The digital economy will affect the patterns and geographical locations of industries, employment, trade and economic growth. Structural transformation and employment generation policies in developing … Read More

global value chains, Industrialisastion, Connectivity, Trade

The Role of Industrialisation and ICT in Africa’s Growth and Integration into Global Value Chains

30 July 2019

Industrialisation is important for Africa’s growth and sustainable development. Deepening the manufacturing sector and greater integration in global value chains will build more resilient economies. … Read More

Human Capital, Asia, development

Call for Proposals: Human Capital Development in Asia

18 July 2019

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of original research proposals for its project, Human Capital Development in Asia. Through … Read More

Energy, Sustainability, Energy Poverty, India, Social Protection, Energy Conservation, Sustainable Energy, Socio-Economic Variables

Socio-economic determinants of energy poverty amongst Indian households: A case study of Mumbai

11 July 2019

About the Journal Energy Policy, Volume 132, September 2019 (In progress), Pages 1184-1190. This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and … Read More

Infrastructure, Lao PDR, Viet Nam

Vientiane-Hanoi Expressway Project

09 July 2019

The Vientiane–Hanoi Expressway (VHE) has been one of the most anticipated transportation projects between Lao PDR and Viet Nam. This report (1) explores the potentiality … Read More

ERIA Frames

ERIA FRAMES | July 2019

03 July 2019

Distinguished policy makers, prominent academics, think tank experts, and practitioners from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the ASEAN +3 Macroeconomic Research Office … Read More

Infrastructure, CADP

2018 Progress Survey Report of Infrastructure Projects in the Comprehensive Asian Development Plan 2.0

28 June 2019

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 … Read More

Automobile, Industry, Creative Industry

The Next Generation Automobile Industry as a Creative Industry

24 June 2019

The aim of this paper is to describe the recent transformation of the automobile industry from a manufacturing industry to include aspects of the service … Read More

Creative Industry

Cool Japan, Creative Industries, and Diversity

14 June 2019

This paper critically considers the operation and objective of Japan’s ‘creative industry’ policy and suggests how to redesign it to align it with recent attention … Read More

ERIA Frames

ERIA FRAMES | June 2019

11 June 2019

On 24 May 2019, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted the 12th Governing Board Meeting at the Fairmont Hotel in … Read More

ASEAN Vision 2040, ASEAN

ASEAN Vision 2040: Towards a Bolder and Stronger ASEAN Community

11 June 2019

Volume I consists of the integrative report and executive summary of ASEAN Vision 2040, and a briefer on new challenges and key priorities and strategies. … Read More

East Asia, non-tariff measures, Trade, trade policy, tariff

Call for Proposals: Impact of Non-Tariff Measures on Trade and Competitiveness in East Asia

03 June 2019

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submissions of research proposals for ERIA’s Research Project on ‘Impact of Non-tariff Measures on … Read More

Routledge, Servies, Investment, East Asia

East Asian Integration: Goods, Services and Investment

03 June 2019

The growth of world trade has been stagnant in recent times; trade liberalisation now has been challenged. The recent rise of anti-globalisation calls for a … Read More

Cambodia, Energy, Poverty

Cambodia's energy poverty and its effects on social wellbeing: Empirical evidence and policy implications

31 May 2019

About the Journal Energy Policy, Volume 132, September 2019 (In progress), Pages 283-289. Authors Han Phoumin, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Indonesia … Read More

Energy, Poverty, Health, China

A multidimensional measure of energy poverty in China and its impacts on health: An empirical study based on the China family panel studies

31 May 2019

About the Journal Energy Policy, Volume 131, August 2019, Pages 72-81. Authors Dayong Zhang, Research Institute of Economics and Management, Southwestern University of Finance and … Read More

ASEAN, ASEAN Vision 2040

ASEAN Vision 2040 Volume IV : Integrated and Connected Seamless ASEAN Economic Community

31 May 2019

The volume consists of papers on critical elements for an integrated and connected Seamless ASEAN Economic Community up to 2040. The critical elements include seamless … Read More

ASEAN, ASEAN Vision 2040

ASEAN Vision 2040 Volume III : Transforming and Deepening the ASEAN Community

31 May 2019

The papers in Volume III delve into the theme of transforming and deepening the ASEAN Community. The main focus is on the digital and fourth … Read More

ASEAN, ASEAN Vision 2040

ASEAN Vision 2040 Volume II: Collective Leadership, ASEAN Centrality, and Strengthening the ASEAN Institutional Ecosystem

31 May 2019

The papers in Volume II discuss the imperative of collective leadership and ASEAN centrality in light of the greater uncertainty in the global trading system … Read More

ERIA Annual Report 2018

23 May 2019

ERIA’s Annual Report 2018 presents the organisation's various activities – such as research, seminars, capacity building, policy design, and dissemination initiatives – in fiscal year … Read More

Publications Catalogue 2018-2019

21 May 2019

ERIA publications cover a wide range of subject matter on deepening economic integration, narrowing development gaps, and sustainable development – the three pillars under which … Read More

trade liberalisation, investment liberalisation, globalisation, productivity

ADBI Working Paper Series: Firm Adjustment to Trade Policy Changes in East Asia

14 May 2019

Abstract Trade and investment liberalization has been one of the key features of economic policy in many developing countries since the 1990s. Research on this … Read More

Hydrogen, Energy

Demand and Supply Potential of Hydrogen Energy in East Asia

13 May 2019

Although hydrogen is currently used for industrial activities such as ammonia production or refining, it has great potential to become one of the clean energies … Read More

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