Asian Development Review: Volume 30, Number 2

Publication | September 2013
Asian Development Review: Volume 30, Number 2

The Asian Development Review (ADR) is a professional journal for disseminating the results of economic and development research relevant to Asia and the Pacific.

In this issue of the ADR, a wide range of topics related to economic and social development in the region are discussed. These include demographic dividends issues, state employment and human capital investments in Viet Nam households, foreign firms and indigenous technology in the People's Republic of China, household assets and income shocks in Pakistan's rural economic development, inequality of human opportunities, and the effect of political connection on firm value.

Internationally renowned scholars are welcome to submit articles for publication. Papers are intended for economists and social scientists in government, the private sector, academia, and international organizations. ADR is published twice a year, in March and September, by MIT Press under the editorship of ADBI Dean Masahiro Kawai.


  • Demographic Dividends Revisited
  • Princelings and Paupers State Employment and the Distribution of Human Capital Investments Among Households in Viet Nam
  • Foreign Firms and Indigenous Technology Development in the People's Republic of China
  • Dynamics of Household Assets and Income Shocks in the Long-run Process of Economic Development: The Case of Rural Pakistan
  • Inequality of Human Opportunities in Developing Asia
  • Political Connection and Firm Value