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Kawai, Masahiro


  • 05 Oct 2015 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper explores the long-term challenges for trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  • 20 May 2015 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper summarizes and evaluates the progress of regional financial cooperation, particularly the ERPD, the CMI and its subsequent multilateralization (CMIM), and the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).

  • 31 Dec 2014 | Books

    This book addresses how a regional architecture in Asia can induce a supply of regional public goods that can complement and strengthen the distribution of global public goods in the global economic architecture.

  • 30 May 2014 | Papers and Briefs

    Kawai and Pontines find that the US dollar continues to be the dominant anchor currency in the region, while the RMB has taken on increasing importance in the currency baskets of many East Asian economies in recent years.

  • 28 Feb 2014 | Papers and Briefs

    Despite the rising importance of the RMB, it has not eclipsed the US dollar as the dominant anchor currency in East Asia.

  • 12 Feb 2014 | Papers and Briefs

    The paper argues that there is a mediating role for regional-level institutions of financial regulation between national regulators in Asia and global-level institutions such as the IMF.

  • 16 Aug 2013 | Papers and Briefs

    Identification of long-term issues of fiscal sustainability risk for emerging Asian economies and policy recommendations for reducing these risks to sustainability.

  • 29 Jul 2013 | Papers and Briefs

    Examination of the dimensions of 'Japanization'-including low trend growth, debt deleveraging, deflation, and massive increases in government debt - and an analysis of their possible causes.

  • 28 Aug 2012 | Papers and Briefs

    Review of the recent literature on systemic financial risk and a 'macroprudential' approach to surveillance and regulation including relevant lessons for central banks, especially those in Asia's emerging economies.

  • 22 Aug 2012 | Papers and Briefs

    Assessment of the scope of the challenges resulting from the Great East Japan Earthquake and suggestions for a long-term strategy for overcoming them and putting the Japanese economy on a stable growth path.