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This study examines lessons for small and medium-sized enterprises from the 2008-2009 global financial crisis and Europe’s sovereign debt troubles.

This issue of the e-Quarterly Research Bulletin focuses on the interconnectedness of the financial system, yen trade spillover, invisible trade barriers, and cash holding by Asian firms.

This paper presents a long-term forecast for Asian regional growth, highlighting the roles of factor productivity and policies that can facilitate private sector support for sustained and inclusive regional growth.

This report describes the ASEAN+3 Multi-Currency Bond Issuance Framework proposal in greater detail. The proposal in this report aims to obtain the consent of the policy bodies and regulatory authorities in participating markets.

Using export data from the People's Republic of China, the paper demonstrates that vertical specialization allows firms to more easily circumvent antidumping measures by relocating their manufacturing to another country.

Facilitating the movement of goods and people through transport and trade corridors in Central Asia provides the region's countries with tools to build solid and sustainable economic growth.

This report, consisting of three parts, is the result of Phase 2 studies of ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum (Sub-Forum 2) and enhances the findings of Phase 1. Part 1 provides an overview of ASEAN+3 bond markets and their infrastructure. Part 2 reports on the bond market-related issues of economies in the region. Part 3 contains diagrams of ASEAN+3 bond market infrastructures, domestic bond transaction flows, and cross-border bond transaction flows.

The 12th Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Ministerial Conference was held on 23-24 October 2013 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

This training manual is a pioneering attempt to bridge the gap between policy and practice of eco-industrial clusters by helping equip decision makers with knowledge of how to translate relevant aspects of research into an everyday working context.

This edition of the Pacific Economic Monitor updates 2013 and 2014 GDP growth and inflation projections for ADB's Pacific developing member countries. The theme of the policy brief included in this issue is the economics of climate change in the Pacific.