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.

  • 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

    TheAsian 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
  • June 2011

    Asian Development Review - Volume 28, Number 1

    In this issue: Taking Institutions Seriously: Rethinking the Political Economy of Development in the Philippines; Effects of Taxation on Migration: Some Evidence for the ASEAN and APEC Economies; National IQ and National Productivity: The Hive Mind Across Asia; Market Integration in the People's Republic of China; Collective Action, Political Parties, and Pro-Development Public Policy; Infrastructure and Growth in Developing Asia.
  • December 2010

    Asian Development Review - Volume 27, Number 2

    In this issue: Closing Development Gaps: Challenges and Policy Options; Human Capital Development; Asian Regional Income, Growth, and Distribution to 2030; The Growth Locomotive of the People's Republic of China: Macro and Terms-of-Trade Impacts on Neighboring Countries; Asia's Post-Global Financial Crisis Adjustment: A Model-Based Dynamic Scenario Analysis.
  • June 2010

    Asian Development Review - Volume 27, Number 1

    In this issue: A Multi-Country Analysis of Achievements and Inequalities in Economic Growth and Standards of Living; Workers' Earnings in the Philippines: Comparing Self-Employment with Wage Employment; Performance and Sustainability of Self-Help Groups in India: A Gender Perspective; Regional Economic Impacts of Large Projects: A General Equilibrium Application to Cross-Border Infrastructure; Infrastructure and Trade Facilitation in Asian APEC; Can Trade with the People's Republic of China Be an Engine of Growth for Developing Asia?

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