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Institutions, public and private sector partnership, and the development of strategic industry in OmanKorea Development Institute, 2009Oman’s national development strategy envisages the development of a dynamic private sector that will undertake a leading role in the nation’s development.DocumentKorea Development Institute, 2013Omani economy, which heavily depends on depletable, mineral resources, is facing the challenge of making itself more diversified and sustainable. To achieve this goal, securing fiscal stability, improving the strategic budget resource allocation, and ensuring efficiency of individual public expenditure projects and programs are of central importance (Chatper 1).Document
Evidence and gaps in evidence on the principle political economy constraints and opportunities to successful investment in inclusive agribusiness in AsiaEvidence on Demand, 2016This report pays particular reference to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan. The purpose is to inform a more detailed call down piece of work for DFID to scope the potential establishment of one or more investment platforms through which it would deploy investment capital in order to catalyse private investment in south and central Asia.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003The Philippine government pursued major structural economic reforms in the last one and a half decades. One of the sectors where reforms were vigorously pursued is the foreign trade, in which policies of tariff reduction, simplification of tariff structure, and “tariffication” of quantitative restrictions were implemented.Document
Analysis of trade reforms, income inequality and poverty using microsimulation approach: the case of the PhilippinesPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003This paper uses a CGE mircosimulation approach to analyze the effects of tariff reduction on poverty and income inequality. The approach relaxes the representative household assumption in the traditional CGE modeling by replacing household groups with individual households.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003The 1997 Asian financial crisis highlighted the danger of firms’ heavy reliance on bank financing and led to the conclusion that Asian countries should develop capital markets as alternative sources of financing.Document
Analyzing the impact of Philippine tariff reform on unemployment, distribution and poverty using CGE-microsimulation approachPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003Tariff reduction leads to higher imports and exports. Although domestic production for the local market declines, the overall production improves. These are due to the substitution and scale effects of tariff reduction.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003One result of the 1997 East Asian financial crisis was greater awareness of the need for closer financial and monetary cooperation. This paper makes an inventory of the institutional developments in this area in East Asia, with emphasis on Southeast Asia. The major issues that must resolve include:DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005This study confines on the relevance of Islamic economy to global trade, investment and industry in Muslim Filipino areas. It is useful, valuable and a reference material in the formulation of economic policies, plan and strategies. Islam encourages legitimate economic activities. It condemns usury, hoarding, business monopoly and speculative business and believes in free trade.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005This paper provides an overall picture of the Philippine business cycles covering the period 1981 to 2003 by characterizing them in terms of volatility, co-movement and persistence. As a trend-cycle decomposition technique, the most frequently used Hodrick Prescott filter was applied.