Technical Reports - Cross Cutting Issues

Mid-Term Review of the Implementation of the IAI Work Plan II for Equitable Economic Development and Narrowing the Development Gap (2014)

Mid-Term Review of the Implementation of the IAI Work Plan II for Equitable Economic Development and Narrowing the Development Gap (2014)

Responding to the “The Phnom Penh Agenda 2012” which called for a comprehensive Mid-term Review (MTR) of the IAI Work Plan II, this study has been commissioned to stock-take the implementation of the IAI Work Plan II; map the Work Plan with other sub-regional, multilateral and trilateral development projects/programs; set out concrete and practical measures to expedite the implementation of Work Plan II; and recommend its future direction. The review was timely and important for the future direction of the IAI.

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Narrowing the Development Gap in ASEAN: Drivers and Policy Options (2013)

Due to improvements in conceptualising and measuring well-being, including through the use of multidimensional indicators, this book gives policy makers and scholars in development economics, development policy and Asian studies well-grounded insights into the nature of the development gaps within and between ASEAN countries as well as high-level policy advice on those interventions that can contribute to a narrowing of the development gap.

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First ASEAN Regulatory Reform Symposium, Makati City Philippines, July 2012

The symposium was undertaken as part of a large project focused on the potential to develop an ASEAN-level regulatory reform program. It follows the first ASEAN dialogue on regulatory reform, which was held in 2011 and focused on sharing member country experiences of reform initiatives. It was determined at the time of the initial dialogue that an important focus of this symposium should be on reform activity in the logistics and supply chain connectivity sector. This reflects, in large part, the strongly export-oriented nature of many ASEAN member countries’ economies.

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