Global Shocks and the New Global and Regional Financial Architecture: Asian Perspectives
This book addresses how Asia’s regional financial architecture can be strengthened and meshed with those of the International Monetary Fund and the Financial Stability Board to effectively deal with economic and financial shocks.
Heterogeneous Effects of Migration on Child Welfare: Empirical Evidence from Viet Nam
Migration of other family members does not affect a child’s decision to attend school directly, but indirectly through an increase in time spent at work.
Slowdown in the People’s Republic of China: Structural Factors and the Implications for Asia
This book analyzes the causes of the recent slowdown in the PRC and assesses the growth potential of the PRC economy, the conditions under which that potential growth could be realized, and the implications for other Asian economies.
Financial Literacy in Japan: Determinants and Impacts
Educational level, income, age, and occupational status determine financial literacy.
Central and Local Government Relations in Asia: Achieving Fiscal Sustainability
This book’s insights are essential for policy makers in Asia and academics and researchers in the areas of economic development, public finance, and fiscal policy as well as development aid officials, multilateral banks, and NGOs.
Financial Inclusion, Regulation, and Education: Asian Perspectives
This book looks at how low-income households and small firms access financial services in Asia.
Determinants and Impacts of Financial Literacy in Cambodia and Viet Nam
In Cambodia and Viet Nam, the more financially literate and educated people are, the more they save.
Costs and Potential Funding of Expanded Public Pension Coverage in Asia
Many Asian economies are facing rapidly aging populations, which will dramatically raise pension and other old-age-related spending.
Fiscal Decentralization and Local Budget Deficits in Viet Nam: An Empirical Analysis
The more dependent on government transfers a province is, the higher the likelihood that it will go into deficit.
Frameworks for Central–Local Government Relations and Fiscal Sustainability
Asian economies must tackle several issues to enable fiscal decentralization that improves citizens’ welfare.