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Jong-Wha Lee

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)


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  • 01 Sep 2010 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Economic Growth in Asia: Determinants and Prospects

    This paper finds that developing Asia'e economic growth over the past 3 decades was due to robust growth in capital accumulation, while the contributions of education and total factor productivity remain relatively limited.

  • 01 Sep 2010 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Human Capital Accumulation in Emerging Asia, 1970-2030

    To sustain the region's human development in the next 20 years, Asian economies must invest in increasing enrollment rates at the secondary and tertiary levels and in improving educational quality.

  • 01 Jul 2010 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Closing Development Gaps: Challenges and Policy

    To close significant income and nonincome development gaps around the world, governments must go beyond policies that simply increase economic growth. They have to include policies that close nonincome development gaps directly.

  • 01 Feb 2010 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    The Ties that Bind Asia, Europe, and United States

    This paper investigates changes in Asia’s regional and global trade linkages and their influence on macroeconomic relationships among Asia, Europe, and the United States.

  • 01 Sep 2009 | Papers and Briefs | Regional Economic Integration Working Papers

    Developing Indicators for Regional Economic Integration and Cooperation

    This paper presents indicators and develop new ones to find that regional interdependence in trade, investment, financial flows, tourism, and other social and political variables have increased significantly among East Asian economies.

  • 01 Jun 2009 | Papers and Briefs | Regional Economic Integration Working Papers

    Emerging Asia: Decoupling or Recoupling

    Real economic interdependence between emerging Asia and industrial countries increased significantly in the post-crisis period, suggesting recoupling rather than decoupling.

  • 01 Jun 2009 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    The Optimal Structure of Technology Adoption and Creation: Basic Research vs. Development in the Presence of Distance to Frontier

    This paper explains the observation that a country in which the level of technology approaches the technology frontier tends to rely more on technology creation than adoption, and to invest more in basic research than in development.

  • 01 Apr 2009 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Crises in Asia: Historical Perspectives and Implications

    The paper analyzes the stylized features of historical crisis episodes for 21 developing Asian economies over 1961–2007.

  • 01 Mar 2009 | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Technological Change, Human Capital Structure, and Multiple Growth Paths

    This paper explores the effects of technology change on growth rates of human capital and income. New technologies with more uncertain characteristics may adversely affect human capital accumulation and income growth.

  • 01 Jan 2009 | Papers and Briefs | Regional Economic Integration Working Papers

    Does Trade Integration Contribute to Peace?

    This paper finds that an increase in bilateral trade interdependence and global trade openness significantly promotes peace. It also suggests that the effect of trade openness varies depending on the geographical proximity of countries.

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