The 2018 Budget Speech: Malaysia

Budget speech by Finance Minister of Malaysia.

Institution: Ministry of Finance Malaysia

Section: Budget Reports/Speeches

by Minister of Finance Malaysia | On 27 Oct 2018

Risk Management Innovation for Philippine Banking

This Policy Note revisits the risk management policy of BSP as a guide in strengthening the competitiveness of Philippine banks. It also recommends measures to further refine the banking system in the...

Institution: Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS)

Section: Policy Papers/Policy Briefs

by Roberto Miguel S. Roque | On 06 Jun 2018

Financial Inclusion, Regulation, Financial Literacy, and Financial Education in Tajikistan

This paper provides an analysis of financial inclusion, literacy, and education issues in the Republic of Tajikistan. It discusses the recent progress in financial inclusion and the sector’s response...

Institution: Asian Development Bank Institute

Section: Working Papers

by Roman Mogilevskii | On 05 Jun 2018

People’s Inquest into Thoothukudi Firings

A coalition of civil society organisations in Tamil Nadu titled, ‘Coordinating Committee for People’s Inquest into Thoothukudi Police Firing’ organised a People’s Inquest (PI) on June 2-3, 2018 at Tho...

Institution: Environment Justice Matters (EJM)

Section: Reports

by Environment Justice Matters (EJM) | On 01 Jun 2018

National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence

This strategy document is premised on the proposition that India, given its strengths and characteristics, has the potential to position itself among leaders on the global AI map – with a unique bran...


Section: Reports

by Niti Aayog GOI | On 01 Jun 2018

Economic Policy for Artificial Intelligence

Recent progress in artificial intelligence (AI) – a general purpose technology affecting many industries - has been focused on advances in machine learning, which recast as a quality adjusted drop in...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Ajay K. Agrawal | On 01 Jun 2018

Market Integration, Demand and the Growth of Firms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India

In many developing countries, the average firm is small, does not grow and has low productivity. Lack of market integration and limited information on non-local products often leave consumers unaware...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Robert T. Jensen | On 01 Jun 2018

The Morbidity Cost of Air Pollution: Evidence from Consumer Spending in China

This paper provides knowledge the first analysis of the morbidity cost of PM2.5 for the entire population of a developing country. To address potential endogeneity in pollution exposure, it constructs...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Panle Jia Barwick | On 01 Jun 2018

Cash Holdings and Tax Evaded Incomes in India – A Discussion

The paper makes an analysis of cash holdings in India and attempts to test its association with tax effort and government spending. The finding arrived is that the ratio of Cash holding to Nominal GDP...

Institution: Centre for Development Studies (CDS)

Section: Working Papers

by R. Mohan | On 01 Jun 2018

Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-Cognitive Characteristics in Rural China

This paper evaluates the parental response to non-cognitive variation across siblings in rural Gansu province, China, employing a household fixed effects specification; the non-cognitive measures of i...

Institution: Institute for the Study of Labour(IZA)

Section: Discussion Papers

by Jessica Leight | On 01 Jun 2018