Asian Development Review: Volume 40, Number 1

Publication | March 2023

Articles in this issue address topics that include the economics of investing in COVID-19 vaccines, and the impacts of finance and of population aging on Asia’s economic growth.

Studies using data from Thailand explore how income uncertainty and borrowing constraints affect children’s education in rural areas and look at how policies have influenced the pace of economic development. Among other topics explored are the factors that affect decisions by women in Bangladesh to engage in home-based work, and the impacts of formal registration on firms in Cambodia.

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This paper discusses the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and the lessons drawn from the experience of the Accelerated Health Technology Group on the economics of investing in vaccines.

This paper features a meta-analysis of the effects of financial development and liberalization on macroeconomic growth in Asia.

This paper projects the impact of population aging on developing Asia’s growth between 2021 and 2050.

This paper shows that the rising wealth of Bangladeshi households is associated with the rising number of women choosing to work from home.

This paper examines the nexus of income and multidimensional life satisfaction in the oil- and gas-rich Belait district of Brunei Darussalam.

This paper sheds light on formalization benefits by using a nationally representative panel data set of formal and informal firms in Cambodia.

This study examines the inequalities in the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic for a 15-month period.

This paper investigates the root cause of the relative labor productivity slowdown in Thailand and why the country faces delay in its structural transformation and level of development.

This paper investigates the effects of income shocks and borrowing constraints on household demand for education in rural Thailand from 2013 to 2017.

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