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ASEAN's Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA) Strategy Leu, Guanyi Provides diversification to explain the sequence of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA) development in which the Southeast Asian states have been collectively involved. Discusses the factors contributing to ASEAN's PTA policies and their consequent partnership selection by examining three major PTAs such as the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), and the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agree ...Continue Reading English 87282
ASEAN's Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA) Strategy Leu, Guanyi Provides diversification to explain the sequence of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA) development in which the Southeast Asian states have been collectively involved. Discusses the factors contributing to ASEAN's PTA policies and their consequent partnership selection by examining three major PTAs such as the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), and the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agree ...Continue Reading English 87282
Japan and the Origins of ASEAN+6: An Agent-Structure Analysis Terada, Takashi Explores the reasons behind Japan's interest in the promotion of ASEAN+6 as an 'expanded East Asian' regional concept despite the existence of ASEAN+3 as an effective framework for regional cooperation. Reviews the background of new regional concept of ASEAN+6. Examines the causal factors behind Japan's advocacy of ASEAN+6, focusing on the effect of the changes in the regional structure on Japan. Presents the internal division of Japanese stat ...Continue Reading English 87278
Japan and the Origins of ASEAN+6: An Agent-Structure Analysis Terada, Takashi Explores the reasons behind Japan's interest in the promotion of ASEAN+6 as an 'expanded East Asian' regional concept despite the existence of ASEAN+3 as an effective framework for regional cooperation. Reviews the background of new regional concept of ASEAN+6. Examines the causal factors behind Japan's advocacy of ASEAN+6, focusing on the effect of the changes in the regional structure on Japan. Presents the internal division of Japanese stat ...Continue Reading English 87278
Japan and the Origins of ASEAN+6: An Agent-Structure Analysis Terada, Takashi Explores the reasons behind Japan's interest in the promotion of ASEAN+6 as an 'expanded East Asian' regional concept despite the existence of ASEAN+3 as an effective framework for regional cooperation. Reviews the background of new regional concept of ASEAN+6. Examines the causal factors behind Japan's advocacy of ASEAN+6, focusing on the effect of the changes in the regional structure on Japan. Presents the internal division of Japanese stat ...Continue Reading English 87278
A Two-level-games Analysis of AFTA Agreements: What Caused ASEAN States to Move towards Economic Integration? Chiou, Yi-hung Investigate the conditions under which ASEAN states are more likely to pursue regional economic integration, namely, a series of ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) agreements/protocols. Examines the influences of domestic politics, political elites' preferences, economic performance, and external impacts by adopting Putnam's two-level-games model. Reviews literature to analyze why existing theoretical approaches fail to explain the AFTA. Studies five ...Continue Reading English 87277
A Two-level-games Analysis of AFTA Agreements: What Caused ASEAN States to Move towards Economic Integration? Chiou, Yi-hung Investigate the conditions under which ASEAN states are more likely to pursue regional economic integration, namely, a series of ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) agreements/protocols. Examines the influences of domestic politics, political elites' preferences, economic performance, and external impacts by adopting Putnam's two-level-games model. Reviews literature to analyze why existing theoretical approaches fail to explain the AFTA. Studies five ...Continue Reading English 87277
A Two-level-games Analysis of AFTA Agreements: What Caused ASEAN States to Move towards Economic Integration? Chiou, Yi-hung Investigate the conditions under which ASEAN states are more likely to pursue regional economic integration, namely, a series of ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) agreements/protocols. Examines the influences of domestic politics, political elites' preferences, economic performance, and external impacts by adopting Putnam's two-level-games model. Reviews literature to analyze why existing theoretical approaches fail to explain the AFTA. Studies five ...Continue Reading English 87277
ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard: Country Reports and Assessments 2012-2013 Introduces background of the ASEAN corporate governance initiative and scorecard methodology. Discusses the process and the thinking that went into the development of the scorecard. Presents the country reports and the assessment of the ASEAN publicly listed companies (PLCs) in six participating ASEAN countries. Studies the assessment which covers five areas of the organization for economic co-operation and development principle of corporate g ...Continue Reading English 87274
Still in the Drivers Seat , But for How Long?: ASEAN's Capacity for Leadership in East-Asian International Relations Jones, Lee Evaluates the capacity of the ASEAN to moderate great-power relations in East Asia, especially in light of recent regional developments that have challenged ASEAN's traditional modus operandi and its corporate cohesion. Argues that the capacity emerges not from institutional arrangements but rather the social relationships that give rise to particular institutions. Explores the relationships among regional great powers. Presents the relationsh ...Continue Reading English 87273
Malaysia-US Relations 2000-2011 Sodhy, Pamela Analyzes the present relationship between Malaysia, one of ASEAN nations, and United States. Reviews Malaysia-US ties before 2000, dividing into three main periods: from the early period to Malaysia's independence in 1957 after independence to the end of the Cold War in 1990 and the post-Cold War period of the 1990s. Deals with bilateral relations during the first three years of the 21st century which mark the last years of the Mahathir Admini ...Continue Reading English 87269
Does AFTA Create More Trade for Thailand?: An Investigation of Some Key Trade Indicators Piriya Pholphirul Examines whether the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) creates trade for Thailand or actually diverts it away from the country. Analyzes various trade indicators such as the Export Similarity Index, the Intra-Industry Trade Index, and Revealed Comparative Advantage rank correlation. Studies the patterns of trade between Thailand and other members of ASEAN. Explains the reasons of future collaboration among member countries and supportive argume ...Continue Reading English 87266
Conference Report: The 26th Asia-Pacific Roundtable on Asian Security Governance and Order 28-30 May 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Asia-pacific Roundtable on Asian Security Governance and Order (26th : 2012 : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Reports the 26th Asia-Pacific Roundtable in 2012. Reviews Asian security which has gone through significant change over time. Discusses the involvement of big power countries and presents current regional security order involving the rise of China, the US and the implication of both for Sino-US relations. Considers the South China Sea issues as regional security which ASEAN takes role to find solution with China. Introduces roles of middle po ...Continue Reading English 87265
Indonesian Perceptions and Attitudes toward the ASEAN Community Benny, Guido Analyzes to what extent the Indonesian public understands and perceives the proposed regional community idea. Introduces methodology and samples based on surveys to assess Indonesian's public opinion in five major cities between June and December 2009. Discusses public awareness, understanding and perceived achievement of ASEAN. Presents public knowledge and perception about the formation process of the ASEAN Community. Discusses Indonesian p ...Continue Reading English 87254
Indonesian Perceptions and Attitudes toward the ASEAN Community Benny, Guido Analyzes to what extent the Indonesian public understands and perceives the proposed regional community idea. Introduces methodology and samples based on surveys to assess Indonesian's public opinion in five major cities between June and December 2009. Discusses public awareness, understanding and perceived achievement of ASEAN. Presents public knowledge and perception about the formation process of the ASEAN Community. Discusses Indonesian p ...Continue Reading English 87254
Indonesian Perceptions and Attitudes toward the ASEAN Community Benny, Guido Analyzes to what extent the Indonesian public understands and perceives the proposed regional community idea. Introduces methodology and samples based on surveys to assess Indonesian's public opinion in five major cities between June and December 2009. Discusses public awareness, understanding and perceived achievement of ASEAN. Presents public knowledge and perception about the formation process of the ASEAN Community. Discusses Indonesian p ...Continue Reading English 87254
Broadening the Investor Base for Local Currency Bonds in ASEAN+2 Countries Examines the expansion of the investor base for local currency bonds in ASEAN, the People's Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea. Gives an overview of the current state of local currency bond markets in ASEAN+2 (China and South Korea) economics in term of size, growth rates, liquidity, and development of the government yield curve. Studies the domestic institutional investor base in ASEAN+2 economies, with particular attention on banks, ...Continue Reading English 87245
ASEAN Economic Bulletin Consists of three research articles and two research notes concerning economy in ASEAN. Examines the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on wages paid by domestic private firms in Vietnam. Describes the export tax policy on crude palm oil (CPO) imposed by the Indonesian government and analyzes the effect of the export tax on Indonesian's CPO export competitiveness compared with Malaysia, the main competitor. Studies the existence of a cau ...Continue Reading English 87219
ASEAN Economic Bulletin Consists of three research articles and two research notes concerning economy in ASEAN. Examines the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on wages paid by domestic private firms in Vietnam. Describes the export tax policy on crude palm oil (CPO) imposed by the Indonesian government and analyzes the effect of the export tax on Indonesian's CPO export competitiveness compared with Malaysia, the main competitor. Studies the existence of a cau ...Continue Reading English 87219
ASEAN Economic Bulletin Consists of three research articles and two research notes concerning economy in ASEAN. Examines the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on wages paid by domestic private firms in Vietnam. Describes the export tax policy on crude palm oil (CPO) imposed by the Indonesian government and analyzes the effect of the export tax on Indonesian's CPO export competitiveness compared with Malaysia, the main competitor. Studies the existence of a cau ...Continue Reading English 87219