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Asian Development Review - Volume 29, Number 1

Publication | May 2012
Asian Development Review - Volume 29, Number 1

This issue features creating good employment opportunities for the rural sector, winners and losers of multinational firm entry into developing countries, a case of rural–urban migration and employment quality.

It also has the first coverage of the proceedings of the ADB Forum on the Use of Capital Controls held in July 2011. Among the topics discussed are the tools used to manage capital flows and an empirical evidence on the efficacy of capital controls.

"The last issue again proves the journal to be a timely forum for current and important policy issues."

- Fredrik Sjoholm, Professor of Economics, Lund University, Sweden

About the Asian Development Review

The Asian Development Review is a professional journal for disseminating the results of economic and development research carried out by ADB staff and resource persons. It 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 

  • Creating Good Employment Opportunities for the Rural Sector - Andrew Foster
  • Winners and Losers of Multinational Firm Entry into Developing Countries: Evidence from the Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China - Avraham Ebenstein
  • Rural-Urban Migration and Employment Quality: A Case Study From Thailand - Mulubrhan Amare, Lena Hohfeld, Somchai Jitsuchon, and Hermann Waibel
  • Managing Capital Flows: What Tools to Use? - Jonathan D. Ostry
  • Empirical Evidence on the Efficacy of Capital Controls: A Summary Evaluation - Michael M. Hutchison
  • Panel Presentations of Michael M. Hutchison, Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Eli Remolona, Masahiro Kawai, and Jonathan D. Ostry
  • Concluding Remarks
  • References