Nanak Kakwani uses social welfare functions incorporating judgments about social tension to analyse levels and trends of various types of such tension in Brazil.
Buavanh Vilavong presents his PhD research on factors contributing to export success in Laos.
Eva Vivalt explores biases in the way policymakers, researchers, and others update in response to newly generated evidence, and tests ways to mitigate observed biases.
Bonus skills: examining the effect of an unconditional cash transfer on child human capital formation
Stephanie Schurer investigates the impact of the Australian Baby Bonus on child human capital development.
Peter Drysdale discusses how Asia can protect its strategic economic and political interests in the face of policy uncertainty brought on by the Trump administration.
Christopher Hoy presents his research on how the media has affected perceptions of inequality in Indonesia.
The debate about the sources of growth in East Asia after a quarter of a century: much ado about nothing
Jesus Felipe reviews what the profession has learned during the last 25 years about East Asia’s growth using growth accounting exercises and estimations of production functions.