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Asian Economic Policy Review (Vol. 11 Issue 2)

Connectivity and Infrastructure

2016-07/26, Published

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Summary of this issue

 The issue examined a wide range of connectivity and integration issues in developing Asia. Those include the accomplishments to date; the economic impacts of improved connectivity; the challenges to achieving more efficient connectivity; and the type of infrastructure (soft and hard) to improve connectivity and promote deeper economic integration.

Articles in this issue

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Editors’ Overview
 Hal HILL (Australian National University)
 Takatoshi ITO (Columbia University)
 Kazumasa IWATA (Japan Center for Economic Research)
 Colin MCKENZIE (Keio University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)


Connectivity in East Asia
 Douglas H. BROOKS (Australian APEC Study Centre)

China’s Transport Infrastructure Investment: Past, Present, and Future
 Yu QIN (National University of Singapore)

Improving Connectivity in Indonesia: The Challenges of Better Infrastructure, Better Regulations, and Better Coordination
 Henry SANDEE (World Bank)

Philippine Infrastructure and Connectivity: Challenges and Reforms
 Gilberto M. LLANTO (Philippine Institute for Development Studies)

Infrastructure and Connectivity in India: Getting the Basics Right
 Purva SINGH (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations)
 Rajat KATHURIA (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations)

Economic Impacts of Improved Connectivity for ASEAN: An Application of the Geographical Simulation Model
 Ikumo ISONO (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)
 Satoru KUMAGAI (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Takatoshi Ito: Professor, Columbia University
Kazumasa Iwata: President, Japan Center for Economic Research
Shujiro Urata: Professor, Waseda University

Managing Editor
Colin McKenzie: Professor, Keio University and Sciences Po

Founding Editor
Akira Kojima: Advisor, Japan Center for Economic Research

Associate Editors
Mohamed Ariff (Malaysia): Professor, International Center for Education in Islamic Finance
Muhammad Chatib Basri (Indonesia): Senior Lecturer, University of Indonesia
Hal Hill (Australia): Professor, Australian National University
Yiping Huang (China): Professor, Peking University
Jong-Wha Lee (Korea): Proffessor, Korea University
Marcus Noland (USA): Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Euston Quah (Singapore): Professor, Nanyang Technological University
Chalongphob Sussangkarn (Thailand): Distinguished Fellow, Thailand Development Research Institute
Akihiko Tanaka (Japan): Professor, The University of Tokyo