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Infrastructure and trade in Asia

Author: Douglas H Brooks; Jayant Menon; Asian Development Bank Institute.
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysis of infrastructure's role in facilitating international trade and consequently regional economic integration is still rudimentary. This book explores relevant concepts, measurement issues, aspects of the implementation of trade-related infrastructure facilities and their impacts on poverty, trade, investment and macroeconomic balances.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Infrastructure and trade in Asia.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2008
(OCoLC)219573451
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas H Brooks; Jayant Menon; Asian Development Bank Institute.
ISBN: 9781848442733 1848442734 1281780200 9781281780201
OCLC Number: 323160996
Notes: "A joint publication of the Asian Development Bank Institute and Edward Elgar Publishing."
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 240 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Infrastructure and trade in Asia : an overview / Douglas H. Brooks and Jayant Menon --
A framework for considering infrastructure for regional co-operation / John Weiss --
Trade facilitation : what, why, how, where and when? / Philippa Dee, Christopher Findlay and Richard Pomfret --
Regional co-operation, governance, soft infrastructure and trading costs / Haider A. Khan --
Empirical estimates of trade costs for Asia / Prabir De --
Roads and poverty : a general equilibrium analysis for Lao PDR / Jayant Menon and Peter Warr --
Road infrastructure and regional economic integration : evidence from the Mekong / Christopher Edmonds and Manabu Fujimura --
Meeting the MDG water target in Asia : the role of regional co-operation / P.B. Anand --
Infrastructure financing : impacts on macroeconomic balances / Douglas H. Brooks and Fan Zhai.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas H. Brooks, Jayant Menon.

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Issues relating infrastructure, both hard and soft, to trade facilitation and trade costs are defined and examined, and the role of infrastructure in regional cooperation to enhance intraregional  Read more...

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`. . . this is a timely and useful collection of regional studies.' -- Ben Shepherd, Asian Pacific Economic Literature

 
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