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. 

Highlighted Publications

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Master Plan of Cambodia

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Master Plan of Cambodia

30 July 2020

Edited by Shigeru Kimura, Han Phoumin, and Leong Siew Meng

Cambodia’s final energy consumption is expected to double in 2015–2040, during which period the industry sector is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 3.5%, reaching 2.41 Mtoe …

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ERIA Annual Report 2019

ERIA Annual Report 2019

17 July 2020

ERIA’s Annual Report 2019 presents the organisation’s various activities – such as research, seminars, capacity building, policy design, and dissemination initiatives – in fiscal year 2019. Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President …

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Improving Digital Connectivity: Policy Priority for ASEAN Digital

Improving Digital Connectivity: Policy Priority for ASEAN Digital

17 July 2020

This brief proposes a policy framework for digital connectivity to support the development of e-commerce. Using this analytical framework for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economies, the brief …

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ASEAN Development and Innovation Strategy in the Era of New Industrialisation

ASEAN Development and Innovation Strategy in the Era of New Industrialisation

16 July 2020

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade will continue to play an important role in the assimilation of the latest technologies within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States …

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Strengthening Waste Management Policies to Mitigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

Strengthening Waste Management Policies to Mitigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

02 July 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has raised issues with waste management. In Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, the increasing amount of medical waste during the pandemic is not in …

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Brunei Darussalam: Shifting to a Hydrogen Society

Brunei Darussalam: Shifting to a Hydrogen Society

26 June 2020

Edited by ERIA, BNERI, and Chiyoda Corporation

Brunei Darussalam has started to produce hydrogen, called SPERA Hydrogen, from processed gas to be generated during the production process of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and has been exporting it …

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Maintaining Fiscal Sustainability during the Pandemic Crisis

Maintaining Fiscal Sustainability during the Pandemic Crisis

24 June 2020

Edited by Fauziah Zen, and Fukunari Kimura

Key Messages Plummeting demand for goods and services, caused by the sudden disruption in major economic activities, has set the stage for a worldwide economic downturn. As production facilities remain …

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Realizing the low-carbon future: What role for central banks and monetary authorities?

Realizing the low-carbon future: What role for central banks and monetary authorities?

27 May 2020

About the Journal Global Solutions Journal, April 2020, Issue 5, Global Solutions Summit 2020 Edition, pp 106-114 Author Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia …

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Supply Chain Resilience: Reducing Vulnerability to Economic Shocks, Financial Crises, and Natural Disasters

Supply Chain Resilience: Reducing Vulnerability to Economic Shocks, Financial Crises, and Natural Disasters

26 May 2020

Edited by Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Fukunari Kimura, and Shandremugan Thangavelu

This book investigates individual companies’ and industries’ supply chain risk management approaches to identify risk drivers and verify effective risk-reduction measures and business continuity plans. Typically, supply chain risk assessments …

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Exit Strategies for ASEAN Member States: Keeping Production Networks Alive Despite the Impending Demand Shock

Exit Strategies for ASEAN Member States: Keeping Production Networks Alive Despite the Impending Demand Shock

19 May 2020

Some Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States (AMS) are still fully engaged in emergency responses to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Human life is of the utmost importance and …

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Myanmar Energy Outlook 2020

Myanmar Energy Outlook 2020

18 May 2020

The Myanmar Energy Outlook 2020 (ERIA, 2020) provides a useful tool for the analysis of the historical energy demand and supply situation of Myanmar. To help Myanmar analyse the future …

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Publications Catalogue 2020

Publications Catalogue 2020

05 May 2020

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia publishes various publications to share and disseminate its research findings and policy recommendations. These publications cover a wide range of subject …

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Trade Reform and the Evolution of Agglomeration  in Vietnamese Manufacturing

Trade Reform and the Evolution of Agglomeration in Vietnamese Manufacturing

27 April 2020

It is well-documented that agglomeration contributes to productivity growth. However, concentrations of workers could also lead to increasing regional income disparities. Therefore, understanding the evolution of agglomeration is relevant for …

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Labour Market Impacts of Import Penetration from China and Regional Trade Agreement Partners: The Case of Japan

Labour Market Impacts of Import Penetration from China and Regional Trade Agreement Partners: The Case of Japan

24 April 2020

The impacts of imports on the domestic labour market have been hotly debated recently. The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the effects of not only imports from …

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

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

23 April 2020

Key Messages The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic poses great challenges for the economic integration of East and Southeast Asia. Much of the future of the integration depends on measures …

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Multimedia

ERIA Presents Video on the Future of Work in ASEAN

The future of work is complex. Technological change, especially the digital transformation, is changing the landscape of work and presents new challenges but also opportunities for the ASEAN region. These new opportunities require new skillsets. ERIA is currently engaged in …

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