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G20, Economy Recovery, Technology, Innovation, Trade, Investment

New Normal, New Technologies, New Financing

22 June 2022

While the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) seems to be behind us now, the scarring effects on employment, poverty, and education will last forever. Women, youth, and … Read More

Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Infrastructure, Innovation and Technology

Demand and Supply Potential of Hydrogen Energy in East Asia – Phase 3

17 June 2022

The Hydrogen Demand and Supply Potential Study: Phase 3 assesses and forecasts hydrogen production potential using unused or unutilised energy, which are hydropower sources … Read More

Annual report

ERIA Annual Report 2021

17 June 2022

ERIA’s Annual Report 2021 presents the organisation’s various activities – such as research, seminars, capacity building, policy design, and dissemination initiatives – in fiscal year … Read More

Technology, Innovation, computer science, business industry

Robots and AI: A New Economic Era

15 June 2022

Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are powerful forces that will likely have large impacts on the size, direction, and composition of international trade flows. This … Read More

Sustainable Development Goals, COVID-19

Sustainable Development Goals and Pandemic Planning: Role of Efficiency Based Regional Approaches

14 June 2022

This book assesses the progress in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in ASEAN, India, and China using the above framework conditions in the … Read More

ASEAN, Education, Disability

Inclusive Education in ASEAN: Fostering Belonging for Students with Disabilities

14 June 2022

In 2021–2022, an external research consultant partnered with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and conducted a study on inclusive education … Read More

COVID-19, Energy, low carbon growth, Low-carbon Technology

Assessing the Impacts of COVID-19: Regional Policies and Practices for Green Recovery

14 June 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global health crisis. To contain the disease, governments in ASEAN and East Asia have implemented strict lockdowns and curbed … Read More

ASEAN, Trade, SMEs

What Determines Interfirm Trade Credit? Empirical Evidence from the ASEAN

14 June 2022

This paper empirically examines the link between the heterogeneity of firms and their probability of obtaining interfirm trade credit in Asia, with a specific focus … Read More

ASEAN, India, Enterpreneurship, Innovation and Technology, Agriculture

Building Prolific Entrepreneurship Ecosystems-Episode 3

07 June 2022

This report is part of a study that CIIE.CO, the Innovation Continuum, and Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) are conducting to … Read More

Energy, Socio-Economic Variables, energy policy

The Socio-economic Impacts of Energy Policy Reform Through the Lens of the Power Sector – Does Cross-sectional Dependence Matter?

01 June 2022

The reform of the power sector is one of the widely pursued energy policy in developing economies with core objectives around improving socio-economic outcomes. The … Read More

coal, Energy, Power Grid, Power Plants

Study on Enhanced Flexibilisation of Coal-fired Power Plants for Optimal Grid Stabilisation in the ASEAN Region

31 May 2022

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing economic regions in the world. The region’s heavy reliance … Read More

Biomass, Energy, Indonesia, Japan

Forecast of Biomass Demand Potential in Indonesia: Seeking a Business Model for Wood Pellets

31 May 2022

Reduction of coal consumption for power generation and gasoline and diesel consumption for vehicles is indispensable for reducing CO2 emission in Indonesia. At the same … Read More

ASEAN, Enterpreneurship, Innovation, SMEs

Mapping Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: An Overview

31 May 2022

Innovation-driven entrepreneurship enables people and companies to pursue global opportunities based on innovative processes, products, or services. Studies show that innovation-driven entrepreneurial high-growth firms represent … Read More

Finance and Macroeconomy

Prediction Errors of Macroeconomic Indicators and Economic Shocks for ASEAN Member States, 1990‒2021

30 May 2022

In this study, economic shocks on six selected Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States (i.e. Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet … Read More

Publications Catalogue 2022

19 May 2022

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia publishes books, research reports, discussion papers, and policy briefs to share and disseminate its research findings … Read More

CCUS, energy, call for proposals

Call for Proposals: Collectives of Best Practices and Policies to Promote CCUS Development and Deployment: Policy Implications for ASEAN and East Asia

27 April 2022

Background The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for studies related to Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) … Read More

ASEAN, India, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Health, Health technology

Building Prolific Entrepreneurship Ecosystems-Episode 2

13 April 2022

This report is part of a study that CIIE.CO, the Innovation Continuum (henceforth, CIIE.CO), and Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) are … Read More

Japan, Labour and Migration, Telework, Urban Development

COVID-19, Telework Patterns Within a City, and Changes in Urban Structure – Preliminary Findings

11 April 2022

With the coronavirus disease (COVID-19, the spread of teleworking means that people do not necessarily have to live near their place of work. Will the … Read More

Electrified Vehicle, Energy, Lao PDR

Assessment of Electric Vehicle Penetration in the Lao People's Democratic Republic

31 March 2022

This report analyses the impacts of shifting from internal combustion engine to electric vehicles (EVs) in the Lao PDR. First, shifting to EVs will reduce … Read More

ASEAN, Carbon Dioxide, Energy, Environment, Environment and Climate Change

Study on the Potential for Promoting Carbon Dioxide Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) in ASEAN Countries Vol. II

30 March 2022

This report was prepared under the Asia CCUS Network umbrella and focuses on the cost of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and the legal framework … Read More

Investment, Viet Nam

Entry Mode Choice and Performance of Foreign Direct Investment Firms in Emerging Economies: Micro-evidence from Viet Nam

29 March 2022

Does the right entry mode choice help foreign direct investment (FDI) firms to perform efficiently in emerging economies? This study attempts to answer this question … Read More

Trade, Education, Poverty, Macroeconomy, fiscal, COVID-19

COVID-19 in Indonesia: Impacts on the Economy and Ways to Recovery

28 March 2022

This book assesses the impacts of COVID-19 on the Indonesian economy, particularly on employment, education, poverty, trade, and macro economy. The book explains how fiscal … Read More

Indonesia, Maritime, Infrastructure, Eastern Indonesia

Maritime Policy and Eastern Indonesia Development

25 March 2022

President Joko Widodo launched a Maritime Highway program (tol laut) in 2015 to reduce price gaps between the east and west regions of Indonesia. The … Read More

Infrastructure

Projecting Infrastructure Needs and the Financing Mechanism: A Review of Estimations by ADB, McKinsey, and the OECD

24 March 2022

How much does a country, a region, and the world need to spend on infrastructure development to fulfil demand? This question has been asked frequently … Read More

East Asia, Infrastructure

Implicit Subsidies for Infrastructure and Their Implications for Contingent Liabilities in Selected East Asian Countries

23 March 2022

A government's investment decision for infrastructure development is a form of budget commitment which results in direct liabilities and possible contingent liabilities. The latter is … Read More

COVID-19, Indonesia, Innovation, SMEs

Digital Technology Adoption and Indonesia’s MSMEs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

22 March 2022

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has hit micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) hard. The estimated economic impact of COVID-19 could exceed the fiscal stimulus … Read More

East Asia, industry and manufacturing, Supply Chain

East Asian Production Networks Go Beyond the Gravity Prediction

21 March 2022

This paper provides empirical evidence that supports the continuing importance of machinery international production networks (IPNs) in East Asia. We first confirm their robustness and … Read More

ageing society, healthcare, India, Japan

Trauma Care in India and Japan: Current Situation and Future Prospects

21 March 2022

As trauma deaths have increased whereas age-standardised mortality rates have declined, improving trauma care is an issue of crucial importance for both developed and developing … Read More

RCEP, ASEAN and East Asia

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Implications, Challenges and Future Growth of East Asia and ASEAN

14 March 2022

ERIA’s monograph ‘Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Implications, Challenges, and Future Growth of East Asia and ASEAN’ has officially been launched by the Minister of Commerce … Read More

RenewableEnergy

Call for Proposals: Innovative Ways for Financing Renewable Energy Projects in ASEAN and East Asia

09 March 2022

Jakarta, 9 March 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for a study on 'Innovative Ways for … Read More

Energy, solar PV

Call for Proposals: Economic Analysis of Large-Scale Deployment of Solar PV with Battery Storage in ASEAN and East Asia

07 March 2022

Jakarta, 7 March 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for a study on 'Economic Analysis of … Read More

Globalization, industry and manufacturing, Malaysia

Global Value Chains and Premature Deindustrialisation in Malaysia

23 February 2022

Malaysia has experienced premature deindustrialisation since the early 1990s. The decline in the relative contribution of manufacturing to the economy has been underpinned by structural … Read More

ASEAN, Finance, SMEs, Trade

Understanding SME Trade Finance in ASEAN: An Overview

22 February 2022

SMEs are the most important source of employment in all ASEAN countries, but a lack of access to external sources of finance may limit their … Read More

ASEAN, Energy, Regulation and Governance, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Energy

Public Attitudes Towards Energy Policy and Sustainable Development in ASEAN Countries

16 February 2022

To further encourage the diffusion of Renewable Energy (RE) in ASEAN countries, a certain level of policy support is needed based on the extent to … Read More

Global Trade, Economic Recovery, Post-COVID-19

Call for Proposals: Global Trade and Economic Recovery in the Post-Pandemic World [Deadline Extended]

11 February 2022

Jakarta, 11 February 2022: The Monash Business School (Monash University, Melbourne) and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) are inviting research … Read More

Energy, Cambodia, Petroleum

Cambodia Petroleum Master Plan 2022-2040

08 February 2022

Cambodia saw fast-growing demand for petroleum, especially oil, which had the highest share of total primary energy supply, in 2018 (42%). As a result, the … Read More

China, non-tariff measures, Trade

Technical Barriers to Trade, Product Quality and Trade Margins: Firm-level Evidence

07 February 2022

As tariffs have declined to a low level, the trade literature has paid increasing attention to the impact of non-tariff measures. Unlike tariffs, non-tariff measures … Read More

Competitiveness, Indonesia, Local Content Requirement, Trade

Indonesia’s Local Content Requirements: An Assessment on Consistency with Free Trade Agreement Commitments

04 February 2022

Local content requirements (LCRs) are one of several economic instruments used by governments to protect infant domestic industries or to generate employment. Indonesia has LCR … Read More

global value chains, labour productivity, microdata, SMEs, Viet Nam

Participation in Global Value Chains and Rent Sharing by Small Firms in Viet Nam

27 January 2022

It is well documented that firms that participate in global value chains (GVCs) are larger and more productive, maintaining higher profitability compared to those without … Read More

Asia, low carbon growth, Low-carbon Technology, COVID-19

Rethinking Asia's Low-Carbon Growth in the Post-Covid World: Towards a Net-Zero Economy

27 January 2022

Asia’s historical development is at a crossroads. Twenty months into the coronavirus pandemic, the cumulative economic and financial impacts are estimated to be much worse … Read More

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