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Professor Armida Alisjahbana Appointed to ERIA's Governing Board

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Professor Armida Alisjahbana Appointed to ERIA's Governing Board

01 January 2016

ERIA , Governing Board

Prof Armida S. Alisjahbana, a professor of economics at Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia, has been appointed to ERIA's Governing Board. The Governing Board is the decision-making …

President of ERIA Visits Governor and Vice Governor of Ehime Prefecture, Japan

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President of ERIA Visits Governor and Vice Governor of Ehime Prefecture, Japan

13 January 2016

Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA, met with Mr. Tokihiro Nakamura, Governor of Ehime Prefecture, Japan, and Mr. Keiji Joko, Vice Governor of Ehime Prefecture, …

Kensuke Tanaka of OECD: Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India

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Kensuke Tanaka of OECD: Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India

22 January 2016

Kensuke Tanaka, Head of Asia Desk, OECD Development Centre, presented a summary of the 'Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2016' report by …

ERIA Seminar: How Credit Risk Databases Promote SMEs

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ERIA Seminar: How Credit Risk Databases Promote SMEs

27 January 2016

Mr. Satoshi Kuwahara, President of the Credit Risk Database (CRD) Association in Japan, spoke at ERIA on 25 January 2016, on how a credit risk …

Research Institute Network Meeting Highlights and Outlook for 2016

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Research Institute Network Meeting Highlights and Outlook for 2016

03 February 2016

The second Research Institute Network (RIN) Meeting for FY2015 was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 31 January 2016, under the chairmanship of Dr. Hank …

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

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Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

05 February 2016

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures

Project Objective and Outputs Background Fragmented data on NTMs for East Asia Objective To collect, validate and store NTMs data from official sources; and To …

ERIA Partners with MPC and RIN to  Reduce Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens on Business in ASEAN

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ERIA Partners with MPC and RIN to Reduce Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens on Business in ASEAN

11 February 2016

ASEAN , RURB , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held the second technical workshop for its regional research project on 'Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens …

1st Working Group Meeting on Potential Study of Renewable Energy and its Effective Usage in EAS Countries

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1st Working Group Meeting on Potential Study of Renewable Energy and its Effective Usage in EAS Countries

26 February 2016

ERIA held its first working group meeting on the study on Renewable Energy and its Effective Usage in EAS Countries on 9 February 2016 at …

ERIA President Attends Delhi Dialogue VIII

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ERIA President Attends Delhi Dialogue VIII

03 March 2016

ERIA President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, attended Delhi Dialogue VIII whose theme was 'ASEAN-India Relations, New Paradigm'. It was held on 17-19 February 2016 in New …

ERIA and ASEM Mongolia Office Sign MoU for Cooperation Activities

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ERIA and ASEM Mongolia Office Sign MoU for Cooperation Activities

04 March 2016

ERIA , MoU

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Mongolia Office signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) at the …

Our Condolences to the Family of H.E. Dr Thanat Khoman

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Our Condolences to the Family of H.E. Dr Thanat Khoman

07 March 2016

H.E. Dr. Thanat Khoman passed away in Bangkok on Friday, 4 March, at the age of 102. He was among five foreign ministers, considered ASEAN's …

ERIA Economist Participates in High-Level Policy Dialogue on International Economy

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ERIA Economist Participates in High-Level Policy Dialogue on International Economy

08 March 2016

ERIA economist on trade, Dr Lili Yan Ing, spoke at the Indonesia-Australia High Level Policy Dialogue 2016 on 7 March 2016 at the Indonesian Ministry …

Database on Non-Tariff Measures Available on ERIA Website

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Database on Non-Tariff Measures Available on ERIA Website

16 March 2016

ERIA , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

The database on non-tariff measures (NTMs) is available on the ERIA website. ERIA, in collaboration with UNCTAD, collected and classified NTMs in the 10 ASEAN …

ERIA Holds First Extraordinary Governing Board Meeting

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ERIA Holds First Extraordinary Governing Board Meeting

16 March 2016

ERIA , Governing Board

The first Extraordinary ERIA Governing Board Meeting was held in Tokyo on 12 March 2016 to discuss the future work of ERIA. Under the Chairmanship …

The 10th Annual Empirical Investigation on Trade and Investment (EITI) Conference in Hanoi, Viet Nam

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The 10th Annual Empirical Investigation on Trade and Investment (EITI) Conference in Hanoi, Viet Nam

18 March 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), with the Institute for Economic Studies of Keio University, Tokyo, organised the 10th Annual Empirical …

Government of Japan Strongly Supports ASEAN Integration and Future of ERIA

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Government of Japan Strongly Supports ASEAN Integration and Future of ERIA

23 March 2016

Courtesy Visit , ERIA , Japan

Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), paid a courtesy visit to Deputy Prime Minister and Finance …

Promoting Innovation

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Promoting Innovation

04 April 2016

Industry and Manufacturing , Innovation and Technology

By Yasushi Ueki Fostering self-motivated people is fundamental in promoting innovation. Recently ASEAN member states (AMS) put more emphasis on engineering and science to promote …

Lao PDR at the Crossroads: Industrial Development Strategies 2016-2030

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Lao PDR at the Crossroads: Industrial Development Strategies 2016-2030

07 April 2016

Capacity Building , Connectivity , Industry and Manufacturing

Future strategies for the industrialisation of Lao PDR were discussed at a one-day National Policy Dialogue on Wednesday, 30 March, at the Lao Plaza Meeting …

Technical Workshop on Reducing the Vulnerability of Supply Chains and Production Networks

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Technical Workshop on Reducing the Vulnerability of Supply Chains and Production Networks

13 April 2016

Natural disasters when combined with economic shocks have profound impact on global value chains. Left unchecked, an increase in frequency of such disasters could cause …

Regional Workshop on Globalization of Low Carbon Technologies

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Regional Workshop on Globalization of Low Carbon Technologies

13 April 2016

In recent years, tremendous strides have been made to advance low carbon energy systems - innovating, scaling up investment, bringing down the system costs, implementing …

ERIA Courtesy Call to the President of National Assembly of Lao PDR

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ERIA Courtesy Call to the President of National Assembly of Lao PDR

15 April 2016

Courtesy Visit , Lao PDR

Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA paid a courtesy visit to H. E. Mrs Pany Yathortu, the President of the National Assembly of Lao PDR, …

Deepening Cooperation between ERIA and Parliamentary Members of ASEAN Member States

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Deepening Cooperation between ERIA and Parliamentary Members of ASEAN Member States

02 May 2016

On 13 April 2016, ERIA organised a meeting between the Parliamentary League for ERIA (PLE) and Parliamentary Members of ASEAN Member States (PMAs) in Tokyo, …

Building the Infrastructure Industry in East Asia Emerging Economies

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Building the Infrastructure Industry in East Asia Emerging Economies

02 May 2016

Finance and Macro Economy , Infrastructure , Investment

By Fauziah Zen The short supply of infrastructure in majority of emerging economies wasan alarming issue recently due to its impeding effect on economic growthand …

A Bridge Too Far? Sceptical ruminations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

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A Bridge Too Far? Sceptical ruminations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

10 May 2016

On 3 May 2016 ERIA co-hosted a seminar on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership which is arguably the most ambitious of the newer generation …

ASEAN Russia Summit

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ASEAN Russia Summit

23 May 2016

ERIA COO, Mr. Izuru Kobayashi, comments on Al Jazeera English international broadcast 22 May 2016. Watch the interview. …

Regional Challenges: ASEAN View at the OECD Global Parliamentary Network Meeting

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Regional Challenges: ASEAN View at the OECD Global Parliamentary Network Meeting

31 May 2016

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Global Parliamentary Network Meeting was held in Tokyo on 12 - 13 April 2016, organized by the …

Young Cambodian Economists Receive Awards

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Young Cambodian Economists Receive Awards

07 June 2016

The final event of the ERIA - Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) Economic Policy Modelling Workshop series was held on 23 May in …

ERIA-UPH Distinguished Guest Pierre Sauve Speaks at ERIA on TTIP: Press Release from UPH

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ERIA-UPH Distinguished Guest Pierre Sauve Speaks at ERIA on TTIP: Press Release from UPH

13 June 2016

FTA , Trade , TTIP

Pierre started his presentation by quoting Donald Tusk - President of the EU Council and Cecilia Malmstrom - European Commisioner for Trade, and pointed out …

ERIA 2.0 Launched at the 9th ERIA Governing Board Meeting

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ERIA 2.0 Launched at the 9th ERIA Governing Board Meeting

17 June 2016

ERIA , Governing Board

Jakarta, Indonesia - On June 16, the ERIA Governing Board held two back-to-back meetings at the ASEAN Secretariat: the 9th Governing Board Meeting (GBM) followed …

[TiVA]: How to Make Indonesia Internationally Competitive?

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[TiVA]: How to Make Indonesia Internationally Competitive?

29 June 2016

Trade , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held a two-day workshop on trade in value added (TiVA) from 25-26 June 2016 in …

Prof Yamanaka Appointed as Special Advisor to ERIA President

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Prof Yamanaka Appointed as Special Advisor to ERIA President

01 July 2016

ERIA is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Akiko Yamanaka as Special Advisor to the President. Professor Yamanaka has been active in both academia …

Policymakers Urge ERIA to Help Bridge Development Gaps Ahead of Mega FTAs

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Policymakers Urge ERIA to Help Bridge Development Gaps Ahead of Mega FTAs

02 July 2016

Senior Economic Official Meeting (SEOM) leaders from East Asian Summit (EAS) countries expressed their hopes that ERIA's research projects could help bridge the development gaps …

Invitation to Submit a Proposal ERIA Microdata Research Fiscal Year 2016

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Invitation to Submit a Proposal ERIA Microdata Research Fiscal Year 2016

04 July 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of research proposals for the ERIA Microdata Research Project for Fiscal Year 2016. …

Globalisation and Wage Inequality

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Globalisation and Wage Inequality

04 July 2016

Industry and Manufacturing , Poverty and Sustainable Development Goals , Social Protection , Trade

By Dionisius Narjoko Two important economic trends have emerged during the past few decades: rapid globalisation and increasing wage inequality. Developing countries, in particular, have …

Pushing PPPs Forward at a Capacity Building Workshop

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Pushing PPPs Forward at a Capacity Building Workshop

11 July 2016

Capacity Building , Public-Private Partnership , Workshop

On June 27-28 government representatives from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam spent two days learning about different models of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) …

Prof Yamanaka attends Chatham House's 2016 London Conference

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Prof Yamanaka attends Chatham House's 2016 London Conference

15 July 2016

Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, was invited to the Chatham House's 2016 London Conference on 'Redefining Borders' on 16 to …

ERIA Supports Connectivity in ASEM Countries

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ERIA Supports Connectivity in ASEM Countries

15 July 2016

Connectivity should be promoted not only because it would help achieve sustainable economic growth but also it recognised the diversity among the people in Asia …

ERIA Senior Economist: RCEP as Engine for Development in ASEAN

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ERIA Senior Economist: RCEP as Engine for Development in ASEAN

18 July 2016

Speaking to the business and trade delegation which accompanied the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon John Key on his visit to Indonesia, ERIA's …

Datuk J. Jayasiri Appointed to Join ERIA's Governing Board

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Datuk J. Jayasiri Appointed to Join ERIA's Governing Board

19 July 2016

Governing Board

ERIA is pleased to announce that Datuk J. Jayasiri, the new Secretary General of Malaysia's Ministry of International Trade and Industry's (MITI), has been appointed …

ERIA Supports Training Seminar for the Members of National and People's Provincial Assembly of Lao PDR

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ERIA Supports Training Seminar for the Members of National and People's Provincial Assembly of Lao PDR

21 July 2016

The National Assembly (NA) of Lao PDR organised a training seminar in Vientiane for the members of the NA and the People's Provincial Assembly (PPA) …

Highlights of ERIA's Participation in the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meetings

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Highlights of ERIA's Participation in the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meetings

07 August 2016

The 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting and related meetings were held in Vientiane, Laos from the 3rd until the 7th of August, 2016. Prof …

ERIA and Vientiane Times Organise the Fifth ERIA Editors' Roundtable

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ERIA and Vientiane Times Organise the Fifth ERIA Editors' Roundtable

08 August 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), together with the Vientiane Times, co-organised the Fifth ERIA Editors' Roundtable to commemorate Lao People's …

Bridging the Gap: Financing Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies

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Bridging the Gap: Financing Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies

08 August 2016

By Fauziah Zen, Economist Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia Economists and business people agree: emerging economies are subject to …

Finalists Selected for Asia Cosmopolitan Awards

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Finalists Selected for Asia Cosmopolitan Awards

22 August 2016

The Selection Committee of the 3rd Asia Cosmopolitan Awards met on 19 August 2016 in Tokyo, Japan to select the finalists from 32 candidates that …

Asia Forum: Indonesia Shifts Strategy to Achieve High Investment-led Growth

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Asia Forum: Indonesia Shifts Strategy to Achieve High Investment-led Growth

29 August 2016

ASEAN , Finance and Macroeconomy , Forum , Infrastructure , Investment , Trade

The Government of Indonesia is serious about attracting higher levels of investment into the country so that it can achieve high investment-led economic growth, said …

Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens (RURB) in ASEAN's Priority Integration Sectors

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Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens (RURB) in ASEAN's Priority Integration Sectors

31 August 2016

Competitiveness , Finance and Macro Economy , Investment , Regulation and Governance

By Yuanita Suhud ASEAN is standing at a momentous juncture. With the emergence of mega trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the …

ERIA Appoints Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria as Senior Policy Fellow

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ERIA Appoints Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria as Senior Policy Fellow

01 September 2016

ERIA

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria …

[TiVA]: Indonesia's Productivity Can be Improved through Firms' Innovation

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[TiVA]: Indonesia's Productivity Can be Improved through Firms' Innovation

02 September 2016

Indonesia could increase its productivity and achieve higher economic growth if its firms adopted more innovation, according to a study by Professor Gunther Schulze of …

ERIA Contributes to the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

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ERIA Contributes to the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

08 September 2016

The 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and other related meetings were held in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 6-8 September 2016. The summits, which focused on …

ERIA Holds Inaugural Seminar of Senior Policy Fellow

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ERIA Holds Inaugural Seminar of Senior Policy Fellow

14 September 2016

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held a seminar on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 in its office in Jakarta for the …

ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

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ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

21 September 2016

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

One of the main challenges for ASEAN moving forward is the risk of 'shallow integration.' If we look at the last 15 years, intra-ASEAN trade …

Simplifying Rules of Origin, Reducing Non-tariff Barriers

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Simplifying Rules of Origin, Reducing Non-tariff Barriers

22 September 2016

Finance and Macro Economy , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Olivier Cadot The economic growth of East Asia has outperformed the world's growth for the last two decades. The emerging …

Going Back to the Spirit of ASEAN Charter

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Going Back to the Spirit of ASEAN Charter

23 September 2016

ASEAN

By Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria While the grouping's 'internal' summits are meant to be business-like, the summits with its dialogue partners have been a chance …

ERIA Economist Published in MIT Press Journals

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ERIA Economist Published in MIT Press Journals

27 September 2016

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce that an article by ERIA Economist Dr. Lili Yan Ing and Olivier …

Executive Leaders' Initiative 2016: Developing Domestic and Export Markets for Tropical Fruits

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Executive Leaders' Initiative 2016: Developing Domestic and Export Markets for Tropical Fruits

28 September 2016

Unlimited demand and high value produce is characteristic of tropical fruits. As such, the sector provides massive potential for the still heavily rural economies of …

ERIA's Participation at the 34th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and 10th EAS Energy Ministers' Meeting

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ERIA's Participation at the 34th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and 10th EAS Energy Ministers' Meeting

30 September 2016

Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, the President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and a high-level delegation of ERIA Energy Experts attended …

ERIA Attends the 15th International Energy Forum in Algeria

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ERIA Attends the 15th International Energy Forum in Algeria

03 October 2016

A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) attended the 15th International Energy Forum 'Global Energy Transition: An Enhanced Role …

ERIA Publishes a Special Issue with the Journal of Energy Policy on Financing Renewable Energy in East Asia

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ERIA Publishes a Special Issue with the Journal of Energy Policy on Financing Renewable Energy in East Asia

04 October 2016

As the main outcome of a one-year research project between 2015 and 2016 on the topic of 'Financing Renewable Energy Investment in East Asian Developing …

ERIA President Receives Courtesy Visit from Australian Ambassador to ASEAN

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ERIA President Receives Courtesy Visit from Australian Ambassador to ASEAN

07 October 2016

Australia , Courtesy Visit

H. E. Jane Duke, the newly appointed Ambassador of Australia to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) visited the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN …

ERIA Attends the 37th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

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ERIA Attends the 37th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

07 October 2016

Delegates from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), including ERIA's President Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura attended the 37th General Assembly of the …

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