In many developing countries, disparity in access to quality education between girls and boys adversely impacts the girls’ ability to build human and social capital, lowering their job opportunities and wage in labor markets.
27 Jan 2016 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers
Policy makers in the emerging Asia must strike the right balance between maximizing the net benefits from regional and global financial openness, and minimizing the potential costs of financial contagion and crisis.
01 Mar 2011 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers
The global financial crisis of 2008/09 has prompted a reassessment of financial regulation and supervision. Many note that regulatory changes in the global financial system inevitably slow financial innovation and economic growth. Will a wave of regulation and reform in the wake of the crisis also limit the ability of financial institutions to innovate? What are the likely implications for relatively underdeveloped emerging Asian economies?