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APEC Fintech E-payment Readiness Index: Ecosystem Assessment and Status Report
The APEC Fintech E-Payment Readiness Index report assesses the level of readiness of the 21 APEC economies to engage in, adopt and reap the broad range of benefits that e-payments enable.
Beyond Enrolments: The Determinants of Primary School Attendance in Melanesia
This paper addresses the determinants of school attendance using unique household survey data for two Melanesian economies rarely reported in the international literature: Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Current issues in Asia Pacific Foreign Direct Investment
This book aims to stimulate thought and discussion on a number of important issues relating to foreign direct investment (FDI).
Remittances and Financial Institutions: Is there a causal linkage?
Remittance inflows from developed to developing countries provide liquidity for domestic financial institutions, which aids in the development process.
Handle with care: Fragile states and the determinants of fragility
The international community has grave concerns over the capacity of so-called ‘fragile states’ to effectively deliver services to their people due to their weak policy and institutional environment.
Are Poor People Less Happy?
Measures of happiness are increasingly being used to inform development policy.
The rise of the machines: Capital imports and real manufacturing wages in 57 nations
Do inflows of capital imports result in increased wage inequality? This study revisits this question with data from 57 nations.