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Asian Economic Policy Review (Volume 12 Issue 1)

Labor, Health and Education in Asia – Analysis of Micro Data

2017-01/24, Published

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About AEPR
Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER) launched an English journal entitled Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR) in June 2006. The journal is published twice a year through John Wiley & Sons. Visit the journal website (Wiley Online Library) for more information.

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Summary of this issue

 The issue comprises papers and comments that address a wide range of labor, health and education-related issue in Asia. The papers focus on analyzing the impact of the policies and regulations on the decision-making of individuals, households and firms, and, thereby, on the education performance and labor market outcomes in Asia.

Articles in this issue

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Editors’ Overview
 Takatoshi ITO (Columbia University)
 Kazumasa IWATA (Japan Center for Economic Research)
 Colin MCKENZIE (Keio University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)
 Jong-Wha LEE (Korea University)

Disasters, Household Decisions, and Insurance Mechanisms: A Review of Evidence and a Case Study from a Developing Country in Asia
 Yasuyuki SAWADA (University of Tokyo)

The Labor Contract Law, Macro Conditions, Self‐Selection, and Labor Market Outcomes for Migrants in China
 Xin MENG (Australian National University)

Labor Regulations, Employment and Wages: Evidence from India’s Apparel Sectora
 Rana HASAN (Asian Development Bank)
 Nidhi KAPOOR (Asian Development Bank)
 Ashinsh MEHTA (University of California, Santa Barbara)
 Asha SUNDARAM (University of Auckland)

Availability of Long‐term Care Facilities and Middle‐aged People’s Labor Supply in Japan
 Ayako KONDO (University of Tokyo)

The Effect of Parental Absence on Child Development in Rural China
 Jia WU (Jinan University)
 Junsen ZHANG (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Returns to Education and Skills in the Labor Market: Evidence from Japan and Korea
 Jong-Wha LEE (Korea University)
 Dainn WIE (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))

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): Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research, and 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): Professor, 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