Asian Development Review Series

The Asian Development Review is a professional journal that presents expertise and analysis on economics, social development, poverty and other issues in Asia and the Pacific.

  • March 2017

    Asian Development Review: Volume 34, Number 1

    Topics discussed in this issue of the Asian Development Review include growth convergence paths in Asia and the middle-income trap, impacts of minimum wage on employment and earnings for men and women in India, working conditions in developing economies, total factor productivity growth in manufacturing and services, the effect of undervaluation on economic growth in the presence of borrowing constraints, the movement of migrants between Southeast Asian economies, and determinants of household energy choices in Timor-Leste.
  • September 2016

    Asian Development Review: Volume 33, Number 2

    Asia’s future growth prospects are key to the evolution of the world economy. By the middle of this decade, Asia’s contribution to the world’s gross domestic product growth had surpassed 60%.
  • April 2016

    Asian Development Review: Volume 33, Number 1

    Topics discussed in this issue of the Asian Development Review include export performance of asian economies in ict-enabled services; foreign direct investment and terms of trade in south asia; preferential agreements on trade in services; monetary policy in the people's republic of china; dynamic effects of changes in the exchange rate system; international trade and risk sharing in the global rice market, and typhoon aid and development.
  • September 2015

    Asian Development Review: Volume 32, Number 2

    Topics discussed in this issue of the Asian Development Review include the behavior of investment and output dynamics in explaining growth cycles in India; the importance of SMEs in Asia; rate of return to formal education in Thailand; determinants of participation in nonfarm activities; an investigation of the importation of consumption goods by emerging Asia; volatility of capital flows in emerging East Asia; factors contributing to sustaining democratic institutions, and Asia's untapped regional integration potential.
  • March 2015

    Asian Development Review: Volume 32, Number 1

    What are the economic, social and policy issues confronting the People's Republic of China as it moves towards a lower but more sustainable and inclusive growth path?
  • September 2014

    Asian Development Review: Volume 31, Number 2

    Discusses the trade implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, foreign direct investment in the People’s Republic of China, global production sharing in Thai manufacturing, and Afghanistan’s social and security spending.
  • March 2014

    Asian Development Review: Volume 31, Number 1

    Experts conduct an analysis of poverty in India, analyze the effects of foreign investment in Viet Nam, examine inequality in the People's Republic of China, and look into monetary policy shocks, inclusive growth and globalization.
  • 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.
  • March 2013

    Asian Development Review: Volume 30, Number 1

    Covers the link between globalization and economic development, the relocation of low-skill manufacturing jobs, overseas direct investment flows, economic policy reforms, and the advance of the renminbi as an international currency.
  • December 2012

    Asian Development Review - Volume 29, Number 2

    Widespread liberalization in the 1980s and 1990s enabled the freer movement of capital across international borders. Alongside large and often volatile movements in capital flows, risks to macro stability and the health of the financial system have led many countries to reconsider the wisdom of continuing to allow unimpeded flows of capital.

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