Human Capital and Income Inequality
Educational expansion is crucial for reducing educational inequality and thus income inequality.
Twenty Years after the Financial Crisis in the Republic of Korea
After the 1997 Asian financial crisis, the Republic of Korea introduced a stronger financial system to reduce the impact of future financial crises.
The Republic of Korea’s Economic Growth and Catch-Up: Implications for the People’s Republic of China
The Republic of Korea needs to reform its service sector to ensure more balanced and sustained growth.
A Model of Gender Inequality and Economic Growth
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.
Impact of Gender Inequality on the Republic of Korea’s Long-Term Economic Growth: An Application of the Theoretical Model of Gender Inequality and Economic Growth
This paper presents a theoretical model that can analyze the impact of gender inequality on long-term economic growth.
Technological Change, Skill Demand, and Wage Inequality in Indonesia
This paper examines the empirical implications of technological changes for skill demand and wage inequality in Indonesia.
Financial Integration in Emerging Asia: Challenges and Prospects
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.
When are Capital Controls Effective? Evidence from Malaysia and Thailand
This study examines the effectiveness of capital controls in Malaysia and Thailand over the period 2000–2010.
Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia
This book is an essential reference on the controversy and consensus on economic integration, and how it will influence individual Asian countries, the region as a whole, and the world, for decades to come.
How Effective are Capital Controls in Asia?
This paper examines the effects of capital account restrictions on capital flows in nine emerging Asian economies.