Singapore’s carbon tax is designed to maximize green investments while minimizing negative effects on the overall economy.
Shu’s research interests include financial services and institution, investments, and empirical asset pricing. She works in the teams that works that produce Asian Development Outlook and Asia Bond Monitor. Prior to joining ADB, Shu was an Associate Professor of Finance at Fudan University in the People’s Republic of China.
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Major news events, as well as monetary policy uncertainties in the United States, have a significant impact on Asian currencies, but not in the way that some might expect.
An aging population can have a dramatic impact on a country’s economy but Japan has shown that innovative approaches and policies can help mitigate the effects
Research shows bigger local bond markets help countries strengthen their financial systems and their economies.
Amid uncertainty over the evolution of the PRC-US trade dispute, markets in the region are taking a wait-and-see stance.
Widely accepted definitions and standards of greenness will help green bond markets grow and become more accurately priced.
The region's strong fundamentals limit the risk of foreign exchange volatility.
The Fed’s rate hike won’t have much impact in emerging Asia, at least in the short term.
To withstand external shocks and sustain growth, middle-income countries need to get the basics right on manufacturing, currency management, and education.