Our empirical evidence indicates that PRC corporate bond credit spreads are significantly related to both micro and macro risk factors.
The government can speed up the process of structural economic transformation in Tajikistan by addressing several constraints and establishing a business-friendly environment.
Recent empirical analysis of the nexus between productivity growth and wage inequality in several Asian economies provides new, policy-relevant evidence.
A case study in Viet Nam demonstrates how technological improvements in the survey world help improve data quality and consequently development impact.
SMEs should participate in global value chains to reverse the deceleration trend of labor productivity in Asia and the Pacific.
A recent ADB study suggests that some of the success of Bangladesh's ready-made garment sector over the past 25 years is unlikely to provide the same type of benefits to the economy going forward.
To benefit sustainably from its garment export performance, Bangladesh should shift its production capabilities to cater to the higher value-added category of clothing demand.
The solution goes far beyond providing new homes for urban dwellers, and requires a rapid expansion of the entire urban infrastructure.
Nighttime luminosity is a good source of data for countries lacking reliable statistics in developing Asia.
A tightening cycle in US monetary policy is typically bad news for emerging Asian economies.