Many workers will be displaced and many businesses will close as a result of the slowdown caused by COVID-19. Providing support to those affected gives them a fighting chance.
A high level of external debt is linked with decreased economic growth but there are policy options that can help economies keep growing.
Southeast Asian economies are starting to feel the pinch of trade tensions, recession fears and other global trends.
Viet Nam is a particularly good case to measure the impact on income inequality of rising trade with the People's Republic of China.
Research shows bigger local bond markets help countries strengthen their financial systems and their economies.
Faced with a slowing global economy, central banks are diversifying their asset management strategies to enhance returns on foreign reserves.
Time will tell whether Asia-Pacific’s increasing trend toward regional integration extend further into labor markets.
Asian policy makers should be worried if they see a sustained surge in corporate borrowing.
Parental characteristics are not the sole determining factor of one’s future mobility prospects in Asia and the Pacific.
Production value chains in Asia and beyond will be severely affected by the US-PRC trade tensions.