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.
The Impact of Monetary and Tax Policy on Income Inequality in Japan
Japan's tax policy reduced income inequality but the Bank of Japan's monetary policy significantly increased income inequality.
Empirical Analysis of Factors Influencing Price of Solar Modules
Governments must expand channels for renewable energy funding and R&D expenditures toward renewable energy technology.
Volatility Linkages between Energy and Food Prices: Case of Selected Asian Countries
Oil price is the major component explaining fluctuations in food prices.
Impact of World Oil Prices on an Energy Exporting Economy Including Monetary Policy
Oil price fluctuations have a significant impact on the oil-exporting country’s real gross domestic product, consumer price index inflation rate, interest rate, and exchange rate.
The Implications of Ultra-Low and Negative Interest Rates for Asia
Asia has been uniquely affected by low and negative global interest rates. This volume explores these effects—from foreign direct investment and portfolio investment, to exchange rate effects, credit availability, and more.
Financing Infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific: Capturing Impacts and New Sources
This book presents several country studies and explains how infrastructure investment can increase output, taxes, trade, and firm productivity.
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.
Japan’s Lost Decade: Lessons for Asian Economies
ADB Institute’s new book examines Japan’s long-term recession since the 1990s’ economic bubble burst and offers lessons for Asian and other economies.