Asian Development Review - Volume 30, Number 2

Publication | September 2013

This issue covers topics on state employment and human capital investments in Viet Nam, foreign firms and indigenous technology in the People's Republic of China, rural household assets and income shocks in Pakistan, among others.

It also discusses a wide range of topics related to economic and social development in the region, demographic dividends issues, inequality of human opportunities in developing Asia, and the effect of political connection on firm value.

About the Asian Development Review

The Asian Development Review is a professional journal for disseminating the results of economic and development research relevant to Asia and the Pacific. The Review is published twice a year, in March and September, by MIT Press.


  • Demographic Dividends Revisited - Jeff rey G. Williamson
  • Princelings and Paupers State Employment and the Distribution of Human Capital Investments Among Households in Viet Nam - Ian Coxhead and Diep Phan
  • Foreign Firms and Indigenous Technology Development in the People's Republic of China - Fredrik Sjöholm and Nannan Lundin
  • Dynamics of Household Assets and Income Shocks in the Long-run Process of Economic Development: The Case of Rural Pakistan - Takashi Kurosaki
  • Inequality of Human Opportunities in Developing Asia - Hyun H. Son
  • Political Connection and Firm Value - James S. Ang, David K. Ding, and Tiong Yang Thong

Additional Details

  • Economics
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Pakistan
  • Singapore
  • Viet Nam
  • 178
  • JRN 135934-3
  • 0116-1105 (Print)
  • 1996-7241 (Web)


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