Thailand’s export-oriented automotive industry is an economic success story due to the country's port and infrastructure investments, exchange rate depreciation after the Asian financial crisis, and two key government policies.
Available data show that the distribution of private household expenditures has become more unequal in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, though absolute poverty incidence has halved.
By showing that manufacturing investment can be successful, the development of special economic zones in Cambodia may indirectly promote foreign direct investment outside the zones.
This paper tests whether the marginal benefits from expanding public education and health services in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic are more pro-poor than the average incidence suggests.
This paper examines how the Lao PDR’s export-led growth can be channeled into directions that deliver the greatest benefit to the Lao people.
This study analyzes the effects on poverty incidence and other economic variables resulting from government expenditures associated with natural resource revenues using the Nam Theun II hydroelectric power project.
This paper analyzes the economic impacts of the Second Mekong International Bridge linking Mukdahan Province in Thailand with Savannakhet Province in the Lao People's Democratic Republic using a general equilibrium model.