In the absence of an effective credit scoring system, any voluntary information disclosure without verification could impair investment choices.
Countries in Asia would benefit from a scientific approach to policy design that improves the quality of environmental governance, in addition to the continuous commitment of resources.
Lending to female borrowers is associated with better loan performance.
Policy makers and stakeholders much assess the risks that environmental degradation and climate change pose for the stability of the financial system.
Regulators should be mindful of P2P lending risks, while seeking to capitalize on the benefits to SMEs.
Cities featuring greater openness tend to have lower industrial wastewater emissions but higher sulfur dioxide emissions.
The People's Republic of China (PRC) and Japan are at the heart of two trade communities in Asia.
E-commerce fuels entrepreneurship in the People’s Republic of China, especially in the rural areas.
RASKIN, a rice program launched in 1998 to provide food security to poor families, has resulted in better health outcomes for tens of thousands of children in Indonesia.
A sharp slowdown in the property sector of the People's Republic of China (PRC) could have a domino effect on the world economy, especially in emerging markets.