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Asian Development Review - Volume 27, Number 1

Publication | June 2010
Asian Development Review - Volume 27, Number 1

This issue analyzes achievements and inequalities in economic growth and living standards, the use of a general equilibrium framework to estimate the economic effects of infrastructure, and trade facilitation among Asian APEC members.

It also discusses workers' earnings in the Philippines, performance and sustainability of self-help groups in India from a gender perspective, and trading with the People's Republic of China as an engine of growth fro developing Asia.

About the Asian Development Review

The Asian Development Review is the professional journal of ADB that aims to disseminate the results of economic and development research carried out by ADB staff and external scholars. The Review seeks high-quality papers with relevance to policy issues and operational matters done in an empirically rigorous way. Articles are intended for readership among economists and social scientists in government, private sector, academia, and international organizations.

Contents 

  • A Multi-Country Analysis of Achievements and Inequalities in Economic Growth and Standards of Living - Hyun H. Son
  • Workers' Earnings in the Philippines: Comparing Self-Employment with Wage Employment - Rana Hasan and Karl Robert L. Jandoc
  • Performance and Sustainability of Self-Help Groups in India: A Gender Perspective - Purina Chandra Parida and Anushree Sinha
  • Regional Economic Impacts of Large Projects: A General Equilibrium Application to Cross-Border Infrastructure - Peter Warr, Jayant Menon, and Arief Anshory Yusuf
  • Infrastructure and Trade Facilitation in Asian APEC - Douglas H. Brooks and Susan F. Stone
  • Can Trade with the People's Republic of China Be an Engine of Growth for Developing Asia? - Donghyun Park and Kwanho Shin