Matthias Helble joined the Research Department of ADBI in August 2013. His research interests include international trade, health, environment, and urban economics.
This brief explores how introducing vaccine passes could support cross-border travel and help revive the tourism sector.
This brief discusses the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine procurement and distribution in Asia and the Pacific along with challenges and policy implications toward delivering safe, effective, and affordable vaccines to all.
This brief explores how governments could help revitalize the important tourism sector in Asia and the Pacific amid the challenges of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Tech startups rely on an array of financing sources, and venture capital is not a common source.
Attracting foreign direct investment can help Cambodia to increase overall productivity and boost growth.
Economic development has progressed rapidly in Asia in recent decades, moving many people out of subsistence agriculture into more productive jobs in manufacturing and services.
Increased imports from the People's Republic of China (PRC) from 2000 to 2014 led to a fall in income inequality in provinces and districts in Viet Nam.
In technology-intensive and human capital resource-intensive sectors, a decline in tariff rates lead to a decline in labor share.
The success of countries and firms will depend on how well they are able to integrate consumer information into the process of value addition.
A greater number of actors from multiple fields are participating in global governance, making it representative of the 21st century world order and increasing the possibility of mobilizing more resources to promote development.
This book explains how rapid digitalization during COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of digital services trade in Asia and the Pacific, and provides analysis on the opportunities, challenges, and associated risks.
This book sets out concrete policy options for promoting wellness among all Asians.
This book examines Mongolia’s recent economic development and outlines reforms that would help the country take advantage of its many opportunities.
Asia’s economic success over the past four decades has been built on a strategy of export promotion coupled with trade opening.
Shocks stemming from the global financial crisis have had wide-reaching effects on macroeconomic financial stability in emerging Asia.
The services economy is on the rise all around the world, and services now comprise the largest share of economic activity and employment in almost every country.
Postal networks do much to improve people’s access to bank accounts in a digitally connected 21st century.
High rates of overweight and obesity in Asia and the Pacific seriously threaten people’s health and undermine the region’s prosperity.
This book presents several country studies and explains how infrastructure investment can increase output, taxes, trade, and firm productivity.