Asian Development Review: Volume 31, Number 2

Publication | September 2014

This issue covers the trade implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Asian countries, global production sharing and wage premiums in Thai manufacturing, and the trade-off between development and security spending in Afghanistan.

Other topics discussed include policy divergence in the context of the trilemma and its effect on the probability of crises, wage differentials, and worker quality in Malaysian manufacturing; productivity spillovers from foreign direct investment in the People's Republic of China (PRC), and the determinants and effects on firms of outward direct investment from the PRC.

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  • Trade Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for ASEAN and Other Asian Countries - Alan V. Deardorff
  • The More Divergent, the Better? Lessons on Trilemma Policies and Crises for Asia -Joshua Aizenman and Hiro Ito
  • Wage Differentials between Foreign Multinationals and Local Plants and Worker Quality in Malaysian Manufacturing - Eric D. Ramstetter
  • Productivity Spillovers from FDI in the People’s Republic of China: A Nuanced View - Cheryl Xiaoning Long, Galina Hale, and Hirotaka Miura
  • The Dragon Is Flying West: Micro-level Evidence of Chinese Outward Direct Investment - Wenjie Chen and Heiwai Tang
  • Global Production Sharing and Wage Premiums: Evidence from the Thai Manufacturing Sector - Archanun Kohpaiboon and Juthathip Jongwanich
  • Afghanistan: Balancing Social and Security Spending in the Context of a Shrinking Resource Envelope - Aqib Aslam, Enrico Berkes, Martin Fukac, Jeta Menkulasi, and Axel Schimmelpfennig

Additional Details

  • Economics
  • Finance sector development
  • Industry and trade
  • Afghanistan
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • JRN146698-3
  • 0116-1105 (print)
  • 1996-7241 (electronic)


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