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.
Food Insecurity in Asia: Why Institutions Matter
Useful for anyone who is interested in food security of individual Asian nations and Asia as a whole, including officials of national governments and international bodies, researchers, and university students.
Aging and Inequality: The Perspective of Labor Income Share
Income inequality increases with population aging due to a shrinking labor force.
Pollution and Road Infrastructure in Cities of the People’s Republic of China
While wider roads or more lanes can reduce vehicle emissions and help people be more mobile and efficient, longer roads can increase emissions, although not in a statistically significant way.
The Direct and Indirect Effects of Infrastructure on Firm Productivity: Evidence from Manufacturing in the People’s Republic of China
Building infrastructure benefits the People’s Republic of China directly, by encouraging firms to be productive, and indirectly, by concentrating economic activities.
Which Dimension of Income Distribution Drives Crime? Evidence from the People’s Republic of China
Income polarization rather than income inequality explains crime rates in the People’s Republic of China.
Structure Change and Urban Inequality in the People’s Republic of China
Developments in the service industry helped decrease urban inequality in the People's Republic of China.
Structural Transformation, Growth, and Inequality: Evidence from Viet Nam
Viet Nam is growing rapidly, but not very inclusively.
Accelerating Urbanization Explained: The Role of Information
Information and communication technology speeds up urbanization.
Technical Progress and the Share of Labor Income
Most technical progress in the People's Republic of China has been capital biased, leading to greater inequality.