ERIA Experts Discuss COVID-19 in Op-Eds and Publications

Click here to see all opinion articles and publications written by ERIA's researchers on COVID-19. 

Understanding the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Future of Southeast and East Asian Economic Integration

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has severely affected East and Southeast Asian economies, through disruptions to the flow of goods and services in the region’s global value chains (GVCs) and a collapse in demand stemming from social distancing and lockdown measures.

ERIA Renews MoU with ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

Representatives from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) met this morning for the signing ceremony of the renewed ‘Memorandum of Understanding to Develop AIPA's Capacity on Matters Concerning ASEAN Economic Community and ASEAN  Economic Integration in Various Areas’. AIPA was represented by Hon Nguyen Tuong Van, Secretary General of AIPA, while ERIA was represented by Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, the  President of ERIA. The ceremony was witnessed by H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN and H.E. Mr Akira Chiba, Ambassador of Japan to ASEAN.

ASEAN Think Tanks Continue to Climb in the Ranks of Global Think Tanks

Jakarta, 29 January 2020:  Jakarta-based international organization, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), was recognised among the world’s leading think tanks for the 9th year in a row 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report (GGTTI) conducted by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTSCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania. In the categories of ‘Top Think Tanks in Southeast Asia and the Pacific’ and ‘Top International Economics Policy Think Tanks’, ERIA was ranked number 11 and 13, respectively. 

ERIA Releases Updated Database to Help Improve Trade Environment in ASEAN

The official handover ceremony of the Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) Database from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to ASEAN Member States (AMS)  took place this morning on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings, attended by H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN, Ministers from the East Asia Summit, and ERIA officials. 

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Highlighted Publications

ERIA Annual Report 2020

ERIA Annual Report 2020

21 July 2021

ERIA’s Annual Report 2020 presents the organisation’s various activities – such as research, seminars, capacity building, policy design, and dissemination initiatives – in fiscal year 2020. ERIA expanded the scope …

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Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2020-2021

Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2020-2021

01 July 2021

Edited by Tyagita Silka Hapsari

The Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2020-2021 provides an overview of both new and ongoing projects that ERIA researchers are currently working on as of April 2021. Contents Deepening Economic …

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Coping with Rapid Population Ageing in Asia

Coping with Rapid Population Ageing in Asia

29 June 2021

Edited by Osuke Komazawa, and Yasuhiko Saito

Can you imagine the life of octogenarians, nonagenarians, or centenarians? It may be difficult if you do not have any limitations on daily activities. But we are much more likely …

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Business Activities and Supply Chains  in the ASEAN Member States and India

The Impact of COVID-19 on Business Activities and Supply Chains in the ASEAN Member States and India

28 June 2021

This study uncovers the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the business performance, outlook, and regional supply chains of manufacturing and non-manufacturing firms in the Association of Southeast Asian …

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Call for Proposals: Digital Government and Online Public Services: A Booster for the Digital Economy

Call for Proposals: Digital Government and Online Public Services: A Booster for the Digital Economy

18 June 2021

Jakarta, 18 June 2021: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for a study on ‘Digital Government and Online Public Services: A Booster …

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Energy Sustainability and Climate Change in ASEAN

Energy Sustainability and Climate Change in ASEAN

09 June 2021

Edited by Han Phoumin, Fukunari Kimura, Jun Arima, and Farhad Hesary

This book provides several up-to-date empirical policy-oriented studies on assessing the impacts of climate change on various economic sectors and the role of renewable energy resources in mitigating pollution and …

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Applying the Extended Producer Responsibility Towards Plastic Waste in Asian Developing Countries for Reducing Marine Plastic Debris

Applying the Extended Producer Responsibility Towards Plastic Waste in Asian Developing Countries for Reducing Marine Plastic Debris

28 April 2021

About the Journal Name of Journal: Waste Management & Research: The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy (WM&R) Publisher: SAGE Publications Date of publication: 28 April 2021 Issue: Special Issue …

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Energy Outlook and Energy Saving Potential in East Asia 2020

Energy Outlook and Energy Saving Potential in East Asia 2020

03 March 2021

Edited by Han Phoumin, and Shigeru Kimura

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)–East Asia Summit (EAS) Energy Outlook was updated in 2019–2020 based on a revision of macro assumptions, such as economic and …

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Older People and COVID-19 in Indonesia

Older People and COVID-19 in Indonesia

25 February 2021

Edited by Osuke Komazawa, Ni Wayan Suriastini, Ika Yulia Wijayanti, Maliki, and Dinar Dana Kharisma

The phone survey of older people and coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Indonesia was conducted as a joint project by ERIA, Bappenas, and SurveyMETER. Its aim was to (1) measure the …

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ASEAN MSMEs in a COVID-19 World: Lessons from ERIA MSMEs Talks 6-10

ASEAN MSMEs in a COVID-19 World: Lessons from ERIA MSMEs Talks 6-10

26 January 2021

Many different stakeholders have an important role to play to build back better for the ASEAN post-pandemic recovery, including the business sector and MSMEs. With its dynamism, a young population, …

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Ageing and Health in Viet Nam

Ageing and Health in Viet Nam

28 December 2020

Edited by Nguyen Cong Vu, Mai Thi Tran, Linh Thuy Dang, Choy-Lye Chei, and Yasuhiko Saito

The Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in Viet Nam (LSAHV) is the first multi-actor longitudinal study on ageing in Viet Nam with information collected from older Vietnamese people, their …

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Powering Southeast Asia: Meeting the Region’s Electricity Needs

Powering Southeast Asia: Meeting the Region’s Electricity Needs

18 December 2020

About the Journal NBR Special Report #89, first published on 18 December 2020, https://www.nbr.org/publication/powering-southeast-asia-meeting-the-regions-electricity-needs/ Published by the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Authors Han Phoumin, Economic Research Institute for …

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Potential Renewable Hydrogen from Curtailed Electricity to Decarbonize ASEAN’s Emissions: Policy Implications

Potential Renewable Hydrogen from Curtailed Electricity to Decarbonize ASEAN’s Emissions: Policy Implications

17 December 2020

About the Journal Sustainability, Volume 12, Issue 24, first published on 17 December 2020, https://doi.org/10.3390/su122410560 (registering DOI) (This article belongs to the Special Issue Secure and Sustainable Energy System) Author …

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Trade Liberalisation and Chinese Firm’s Exports: Sourcing from Indonesia

Trade Liberalisation and Chinese Firm’s Exports: Sourcing from Indonesia

01 December 2020

About the Journal The World Economy, first published on 22 October 2020, https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.13058 Author Lili Yan Ing, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia Wei Tian, School …

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Assessing the Readiness of Industry 4.0 and the Circular Economy

Assessing the Readiness of Industry 4.0 and the Circular Economy

26 November 2020

Edited by Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Krishnamurthy Ramanathan, and Heinrich Wyes

Globalisation, technological advancement, and resource consumption have historically served humanity well by typically delivering both economic growth and social progress. But as these drivers have accelerated, there has been increasing …

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Peer Learning Across ASEAN and India: the Case of Innovation Eco-systems and Business Creation

Jakarta/Ahmedabad, 30 June 2021: Across India and ASEAN, the dynamism of local innovation ecosystems is transforming some emerging hubs into consolidated and more mature innovation hot spots as evidenced by the increasing availability of venture capital across ASEAN, the number …

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