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Social Protection in East Asia - Current State and Challenges

Social Protection in East Asia - Current State and Challenges
1 March 2010
Mukul G. Asher, Masayoshi Hayashi, Wankyo Chung, Ngee Choon Chia, Hajah Sainah binti Haji Saim, Muliadi Widjaja, Robert A. Simanjuntak, Fon Sim Ong, Tengku Aizan Hamid, Aniceto C. Orbeta Jr., Srawooth Paitoonpong, Amonthep Chawla, Nipanan Akkarakul, Thanh Long Giang, Vathana Sann, Leeber Leebouapao, Juwei Zhang, Mukul G. Asher, Azad Singh Bali
Mukul G. Asher, Sothea Oum, Friska Parulian
Regulation and Governance

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List of Project Members

PROFESSOR FUKUNARI KIMURA (PROJECT SUPERVISOR): Chief Economist, Economic Research Institutefor ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia. Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan.

PROF. MUKUL G. ASHER (PROJECT LEADER): Professor of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

DR. SOTHEA OUM (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Associate Researcher,Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia.

DR. FRISKA PARULIAN (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Associate Researcher,Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia.

DR. MASAYOSHI HAYASHI: Associate Professor,School of International and Public Policy and Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

DR. WANKYO CHUNG: Researcher Fellow,Department of Public Economics & Social Development, Korea Development Institute.

DR. CHIA NGEE CHOON: Associate Professor,Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

DR. HAJAH SAINAH BINTI HAJI SAIM: Senior Lecturer,Department of Public Policy and Administration, Faculty of Business, Economics and Policy Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

DR. ROBERT A. SIMANJUNTAK: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer,Associate Professor, and Professor in Public Economics, Public and Regional Finance,University of Indonesia, Indonesia.

DR. MULIADI WIDJAJA: Staff Expert,Economics Graduate Program, University of Indonesia, Indonesia.

PROF. DR. ONG FON SIM: Professor,Graduate School of Business, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia.

DR. TENGKU AIZAN BINTI TENGKU ABDUL HAMID: Associate Professor,Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Faculty of Human Ecology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

DR. ANICETO C. ORBETA, JR: Senior Research Fellow,Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Philippines.

DR. SRAWOOTH PAITOONPONG: Senior Research Specialist,Human Resources and Social Development Program, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), Thailand.

DR. AMONTHEP CHAWLA: Research Specialist,Macroeconomic Policy Program, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI),Thailand.

DR. NIPANAN AKKARAKUL: Researcher,Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), Thailand.

DR. GIANG THANH LONG: Lecturer,Dept. of Macroeconomics & Director, Centre for Economic Analysis, Forecasting,Training and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Economics, National Economics University (NEU).

DR. VATHANA SANN: Deputy Secretary General,Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), Cambodia.

DR. ZHANG JUWEI: Professor and Deputy Director General ,of the Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), P. R. China.

MR. AZAD SINGH BALI: Research Associate,Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

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Front cover

Table of Contents

List of Project Members


Chapter 1. Social Protection Systems in East Asia: An Overviewand Reform Directions

Chapter 2. Social Protection in Japan: Current State andChallenges

Chapter 3. Social Protection in Korea: Current State andChallenges

Chapter 4. Social Protection in Singapore: Targeted Welfare andAsset-based Social Security

Chapter 5. Social Protection in Brunei Darussalam - CurrentState and Challenges

Chapter 6. Social Protection in Indonesia - How Far Have WeReached?

Chapter 7. Social Protection in Malaysia - Current State andChallenges.Towards Practical and Sustainable Social Protection in East Asia: A CompassionateCommunity

Chapter 8. Social Protection in Philippines: Current State andChallenges

Chapter 9. Social Protection in Thailand - Current State andChallenges

Chapter 10. Social Protection in Vietnam - Current State andChallenges

Chapter 11. Social Protection in Cambodia: Toward Effective andAffordable Social Protection for the Poor and Vulnerable

Chapter 12. Report on Social Protection in the Lao PDR

Chapter 13. Social Protection in China: Current Status andChallenges

Chapter 14. India's Social Security System: AnAssessment

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