Asian Development Review

The Asian Development Review (ADR) is a professional journal for disseminating the results of economic and development research relevant to Asia and the Pacific. The ADR has been an important part of the history of ADB and of its mission of reducing poverty across Asia and the Pacific since 1983.

  • April 2016

    Asian Development Review: Volume 33, Number 1

    Topics discussed in this issue of the Asian Development Review include export performance of asian economies in ict-enabled services; foreign direct investment and terms of trade in south asia; preferential agreements on trade in services; monetary policy in the people's republic of china; dynamic effects of changes in the exchange rate system; international trade and risk sharing in the global rice market, and typhoon aid and development.
  • September 2015

    Asian Development Review: Volume 32, Number 2

    Topics discussed in this issue of the Asian Development Review include the behavior of investment and output dynamics in explaining growth cycles in India; the importance of SMEs in Asia; rate of return to formal education in Thailand; determinants of participation in nonfarm activities; an investigation of the importation of consumption goods by emerging Asia; volatility of capital flows in emerging East Asia; factors contributing to sustaining democratic institutions, and Asia's untapped regional integration potential.
  • March 2015

    Asian Development Review: Volume 32, Number 1

    What are the economic, social and policy issues confronting the People's Republic of China as it moves towards a lower but more sustainable and inclusive growth path?
  • September 2014

    Asian Development Review: Volume 31, Number 2

    Discusses the trade implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, foreign direct investment in the People’s Republic of China, global production sharing in Thai manufacturing, and Afghanistan’s social and security spending.
  • March 2014

    Asian Development Review: Volume 31, Number 1

    Experts conduct an analysis of poverty in India, analyze the effects of foreign investment in Viet Nam, examine inequality in the People's Republic of China, and look into monetary policy shocks, inclusive growth and globalization.
  • September 2013

    Asian Development Review: Volume 30, Number 2

    The Asian Development Review (ADR) is a professional journal for disseminating the results of economic and development research relevant to Asia and the Pacific.
  • March 2013

    Asian Development Review: Volume 30, Number 1

    Covers the link between globalization and economic development, the relocation of low-skill manufacturing jobs, overseas direct investment flows, economic policy reforms, and the advance of the renminbi as an international currency.
  • December 2012

    Asian Development Review - Volume 29, Number 2

    Widespread liberalization in the 1980s and 1990s enabled the freer movement of capital across international borders. Alongside large and often volatile movements in capital flows, risks to macro stability and the health of the financial system have led many countries to reconsider the wisdom of continuing to allow unimpeded flows of capital.
  • May 2012

    Asian Development Review - Volume 29, Number 1

    'The last issue again proves the journal to be a timely forum for current and important policy issues.' - Fredrik Sjoholm, Professor of Economics, Lund University, Sweden In this issue: Creating Good Employment Opportunities for the Rural Sector; Winners and Losers of Multinational Firm Entry into Developing Countries: Evidence from the Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China; Rural-Urban Migration and Employment Quality: A Case Study From Thailand; ADB Forum on the Use of Capital Controls.
  • December 2011

    Asian Development Review - Volume 28, Number 2

    'The Asian Development Review stresses policy and operational relevance of development issues rather than the technical aspects of economics and other social sciences' - Hal Hill, H.W. Arndt Professor of Southeast Asian Economies, Australian National University

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