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Economic Impact And Their Evaluation | Market Entry Barriers | FTA | FDI | Effective Investment | Country Risk | FDI Restrictiveness

Investment is a necessity for economic development whether it is foreign direct investment (FDI), private investment, or other kinds of investments. ERIA looks into issues related to investments such as economic impact and their evaluation, market entry barriers, free trade agreements, effective investment, country risk, FDI restrictiveness, international investment agreements, and more. The various studies used a variation of methods such as sectoral analysis and principal component analysis.


18 June 2024
This paper examines the effects of urban amenities on the probability of firms exporting and firm productive performance [...]
31 May 2024
Rapid population growth and economic development have become apparent in ASEAN countries in recent years. Moreover, each year [...]
16 February 2024
World economic governance was largely dominated by major developed countries in the 20th century. Over the last half-century, [...]
16 February 2024
This study examines the effect of trade openness and COVID-19 shock on output volatility. Quarterly data from 2010 to 2022 [...]
2 February 2024
This study aims to develop and utilise a multi-regional economic growth model that can take into account flood [...]
30 January 2024
Myanmar’s commitment to the Blue Economy is driven by the Sustainable Development Goals, and it has [...]
30 November 2023
The Blue Economy has emerged as a compelling strategy for safeguarding inland water and ocean resources while fostering [...]
27 November 2023
T his overview provides a brief assessment of the blue economy of thePhilippines, listing the main challenges and [...]
13 September 2023
This policy brief discusses the development of a national blue economy framework for the Lao People’s [...]
3 August 2023
This paper examines the foreign direct investment policy of Cambodia in terms of investment promotion and facilitation. The [...]
9 June 2023
This chapter examines the investment and foreign direct investment (FDI) policy of Singapore’s economy in terms [...]
4 May 2023
This study examines the importance of globalisation – defined by international production networks – in determining foreign direct [...]
31 March 2023
The evolving economic architecture in the Indo-Pacific rests squarely on the post-war construct of the Asia-Pacific, which is [...]
27 March 2023
This policy brief examines the structural transformation of the Cambodian economy based on the impact of the CKFTA [...]
2 February 2023
This study employs data from the Viet Nam Enterprise Survey (VES) for 2007 and 2011) to examine the effect of [...]
10 January 2023
The global economy is facing a perfect storm as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, prolonged [...]
10 January 2023
The Indonesian digital economy is the largest and most attractive investment destination amongst the Association of Southeast Asian [...]
10 January 2023
Despite facing global uncertainties, Indonesia has achieved macroeconomic stability, supported by strong responses in fiscal and monetary policy, [...]
21 October 2022
This paper presents the trends and patterns in the inflows and outflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and [...]
21 October 2022
This study estimates the potential economic effects of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by using a recursively [...]
29 September 2022
We overview the economic backgrounds of the countries participating in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations and [...]
14 September 2022
This paper examines the legal rules in the investment chapter in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). It [...]
15 August 2022
This paper is about the story of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), including the history, dynamics of [...]
5 August 2022
This paper addresses the noticeable changes in trade and investment policies in Thailand in the new millennium and [...]
5 August 2022
Using firm-level data in manufacturing, this chapter examines the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) spillover effects on [...]
22 June 2022
While the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) seems to be behind us now, the scarring effects on employment, poverty, and [...]
29 March 2022
Does the right entry mode choice help foreign direct investment (FDI) firms to perform efficiently in emerging economies? [...]
26 January 2022
In recent decades, Viet Nam, a developing economy, has significantly improved its export structure and, to some extent, [...]
25 January 2022
This paper provides an overview of the patterns and trends of foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade as [...]
10 January 2022
Local content requirement (LCR) is one of several economic instruments used by governments for various purposes, including to [...]
15 December 2021
Our paper investigates the spillover effects generated by foreign and domestic exporting firms on export decisions of local [...]
12 August 2021
The European Union (EU) and China have recently reached an agreement: the EU–China Comprehensive Agreement on [...]
1 July 2021
The Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2020-2021 provides an overview of both new and ongoing projects that [...]
29 April 2021
Growth in electricity demand in South and Southeast Asia is amongst the fastest in the world. Yet questions [...]
28 April 2021
The emergence of global value chains (GVCs) during the last 2 decades has implications in many policy areas, starting [...]
19 April 2021
Given the importance of services for economic activity in general and the salience of reducing service link costs [...]
29 June 2020
This paper analyses the long-term impacts of large-scale disasters on the economic growth of developing countries in the [...]
26 June 2020
Special economic zones (SEZs) are considered as one of important regional industrial policies to attract foreign investment in [...]
10 February 2020
This study examines the impact of inward foreign direct investment on the wages and employment of skilled and [...]
5 February 2020
Through capitalising data from the Viet Nam Enterprise Survey and applying the methods proposed by Hausmann, Hwang, and [...]
21 January 2020
The unprecedented rise in global interdependence since World War II, especially since the 1970s, has been very productive. [...]
26 December 2019
The paper reviews empirical works examining the effect of globalisation in Thailand, beginning with a discussion of its [...]
3 June 2019
The growth of world trade has been stagnant in recent times; trade liberalisation now has been challenged. The [...]
31 August 2018
Africa’s young demography and developing economy require integration and expansion into the global value chains. Asia [...]
23 March 2017
This paper reviews Cambodia's economic development based on flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and services sector [...]
13 February 2017
After almost a decade of weak growth and persistent high employment in the Eurozone, the world is entering 2017 [...]
31 January 2017
Foreign investors can lodge a complaint against a host country for alleged treaty violations under the Investor-State Dispute [...]
31 January 2017
This policy brief presents an overview of the ASEAN economy in terms of its economic relationship with multinationals, [...]
16 January 2017
Southeast Asia expected to grow by 4.6 percent in 2017 Despite the global volatility and the slowdown in trade, Southeast [...]
7 December 2016
Expected Impact of Trump Administration's Policies on East Asia It is still uncertain how President-elect Donald Trump [...]
5 December 2016
The study of distributed energy systems (DES) in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) highlights the potential [...]
28 November 2016
Donald Trump elected as the President of the United States The election of Donald Trump as the 45th [...]
7 October 2016
G20 The 11th G20 Summit was held on 5-6 of September this year, hosted for the first time [...]
23 September 2016
This paper studies the role of trade policies in a theoretical framework considering the firm's global production [...]
5 September 2016
The Fourth East Asia Summit Economic Ministers' Meeting held on 5 August in Vientiane re-affirmed the efforts to enhance [...]
18 August 2016
Great Britain's unexpected referendum to leave the European Union left the world in shock and triggered a [...]
7 April 2016
This research aims to identify and update the most effective policies in the Asian context, especially for member [...]
24 February 2016
This paper studies the impacts of market concentration on risk-prevention incentives by closely observing the changes in the [...]
28 January 2016
The recent ERIA report on 'Effective Power Infrastructure Investment through Power Grid Interconnections in East Asia' aims to [...]
26 January 2016
Main ArgumentPolicymakers and experts from China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand who comprised the ERIA [...]

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