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  • Cambodia. Industrial development policy 2014-2024, first draft as of 11 March 2014

    This draft industrial development policy is intended to become a new growth strategy that promotes development to reach higher income and fully realised potential, especially...

  • Doing business 2015. Going beyond efficiency

    This report is the 12th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. The report presents quantitative...

  • Submission to the US State Dept on US reporting requirements on responsible investment in Burma (Myanmar)

    A submission by the Institute for Human Rights and Business regarding the US Government’s Reporting Requirements on Responsible Investment in Burma. IHRB warmly welcomes the...

  • Conference report: Burma/Myanmar. Business and human rights: Setting standards for responsible business

    This report provides proceedings of the Burma/Myanmar, Business and Human Rights conference, held 7-9 November, 2012. The report summarises the key issues discussed, including...

  • Dialogue, opportunities and risks in business-to-community and business-to-business relationships in Myanmar/Burma

    A report of two multi-stakeholder workshops on responsible investment in Myanmar. The first workshop focused on developing good practice in business-community relations; and key...

  • Re-examining the role of transport infrastructure in trade, regional growth and governance: Comparing the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and Central Eastern Europe (CEE)

    This article explores the role of transport infrastructures in regional economic growth by comparing Central Eastern Europe (supported by the European Union structural and...

  • Cambodia enters the WTO: Lessons learned for least developed countries

    Outlines Cambodia’s entry to the World Trade Organisation and the lessons for other least developed countries. The Government of Cambodia applied for accession to the World...

  • Industrial policy reform in Myanmar

    A paper about industrial policy reform in Myanmar. The author explores what a successful industrialization strategy for Myanmar would entail. They first outline the current...

  • Funding economic development: A comparative study of financial sector reform in Vietnam and China

    A study analysing financial sector development in Vietnam and China within the framework of financial sector reforms introduced in the two countries. The study will assess the...

  • Unplugging institutional bottlenecks to restore growth

    A policy discussion paper assessing some of the key public policy challenges confronting Vietnam today. This document was written for the fourth annual Vietnam Executive...

  • Narrowing the development divide in ASEAN: The role of policy

    This paper examines the extent to which economic convergence within ASEAN is occurring, the factors that are driving it and the role of policy. Theory is provided to examine the...

  • Greater Mekong Subregion: regional investment framework implementation plan (2014-2018)

    The Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Investment Framework Implementation Plan (RIF-IP), 2014-2018 identifies a robust pipeline of 92 high priority projects from among the more...

  • Civil society organisations and the extractives industries in Myanmar, a brief overview

    A brief about civil society organisations and the extractives industries in Myanmar. The brief begins by providing a typology of civil society organisations and describing the...

  • Population aging and aggregate consumption in developing Asia

    This paper examines the effect of old-age dependency ratio on the share of consumption in gross domestic product. The authors compare this relationship in Asian economies...

  • Asia in the ageing century: Part I – population trends

    This research brief is the first in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century. This briefing sets the demographic context. With a focus on the countries of...

  • Labor migration in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, synthesis report, phase I November 2006

    Migration has been occurring in the GMS for centuries, largely in an informal and unregulated fashion. The GMS Labor Migration program, launched in June 2005 by the World Bank,...

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