Greater trade openness can benefit women in developing economies.
Constructing a Bias-Free Trade Governance Indicator: Revealing the Biases of Existing Survey Indicators
Trade Governance Indicator (TGI) has the potential to improve economic analysis of trade and beyond. By avoiding the endogeneity problem, the true impact of governance on trade can be assessed using TGI.
This issue has ADB Distinguished Speakers Program on poverty and redistribution in emerging economies, South–South foreign direct investment and development in East Asia, and volatility forecasting in Asian stock markets.
This paper presents key trends, broad commonalities as well as differences within Asia on the role and modes of engagement between regional institutions, labor and civic groups.