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New Education Policy: Reinventing Higher Education?
The draft New Education Policy offers challenges disguised as opportunit ies and progressive thinking, especially in terms of autonomy, the deeply troubling role of the private sector HEI, regulatory...
Pramod K. Nayar on  Jul 27, 2019
Emerging Markets Perspectives on G-20 led Financial Reforms
The chapter examines progress as well as continuing concerns in G-20 led financial reforms, with particular emphasis on emerging markets (EMs). Although risks remain they are of a lower order of magni...
Ashima Goyal, Akhilesh Verma on  Apr 25, 2019
News, Noise and Indian Business Cycle
New Keynesian Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models with various specifications of technology, markup and interest rate shocks are estimated with Indian data using Kalman filter based p...
Ashima Goyal, Abhishek Kumar on  Apr 25, 2019
When do regulatory interventions work?
Previous studies find mixed results about how a fee on high order-to-trade (OTR) ratios impacts market quality. Using a natural experiment where such a fee was introduced twice for different reasons,...
Nidhi Aggarwal, Venkatesh Panchapagesan, Susan Thomas on  Apr 25, 2019
New Technology and Emerging Occupations: Evidence from Asia
This paper investigates the emergence of new occupations by comparing various classifications of occupations and predicting probabilities to access them given workers’ characteristics. Systematic comp...
Sameer Khatiwada, Mia Kim Maceda Veloso on  Apr 24, 2019
Adverse Selection and Credit Certificates: Evidence from a P2P Platform
Certificates are widely used as a signaling mechanism to mitigate adverse selection when information is asymmetric. To reduce information asymmetry between lenders and borrowers, Chinese peer-to-peer...
Maggie Rong Hu, Xiaoyang Li, Yang Shi on  Apr 24, 2019
Big Data-Based Peer-to-Peer Lending Fintech: Surveillance System through Utilization of Google Play Review
Peer-to-peer lending (P2PL) FinTech is growing rapidly in Indonesia. With its flexibility and simplicity, P2PL reduces the gap in financing that cannot be fulfilled by banks. However, the rapid develo...
Nika Pranata, Alan Ray Farandy on  Apr 23, 2019
Macroprudential Policy in Asian Economies
This paper analyzes the conduct and effects of macroprudential policy in 11 Asian economies. Of these, India, the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea frequently used loan-to-value ra...
Soyoung Kim on  Apr 23, 2019
Public Expenditure on Old-Age Income Support in India: Largesse for a Few, Illusory for Most
Extant studies deciphering public expenditure on old-age income support in India carry limitations on (a) system expanse, (b) corresponding data collation, and therefore (c) depth of resource conscrip...
Mukesh Kumar Anand, Rahul Chakraborty on  Apr 02, 2019
Inter-Governmental Fiscal Transfers in the Presence of Revenue Uncertainty: The Case of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India
A comprehensive multistage Value Added Tax (VAT) system, viz., Goods and Services Tax (GST), is introduced in India since 1 July 2017. GST encompasses various taxes from Union and State indirect tax b...
Sacchidananda Mukherjee on  Apr 02, 2019
The Political Economy of Gender Budgeting: Empirical Evidence from India
Gender budgeting is a public policy innovation to transform the gender commitments into budgetary commitments. The political economy process of gender budgeting in India has encompassed four distinct...
Lekha Chakraborty, Veena Nayyar, Komal Jain on  Apr 02, 2019
Gender and Corporate Success: An Empirical Analysis of Gender-Based Corporate Performance on a Sample of Asian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
The paper will provide policy suggestions, such as establishment of credit guarantee funds for easing the female-owned SMEs’ access to finance in Asia. Implementation of supportive policies for female...
Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Naoyuki Yoshino, Lisa Fukuda on  Apr 01, 2019
Exchange Rate Movements and Fundamentals: Impact of Oil Prices and the People’s Republic of China’s Growth
This paper identifies five factors that can capture 95% of the variance across 39 US dollar exchange rates based on the principal component method. A time-varying parameter factor-augmented vector aut...
Hongyi Chen, Shuo Cao on  Apr 01, 2019
The Rise of the People’s Republic of China and its Competition Effects on Innovation in Japan
This paper empirically examines the “defensive innovation” hypothesis that firms with higher exposure to low-wage economy import competition intensively undertake more innovative activity by using a h...
Nobuaki Yamashita, Isamu Yamauchi on  Apr 01, 2019
Impact of Changes in Fiscal Federalism and Fourteenth Finance Commission Recommendations Scenarios on States Autonomy and Social Sector Priorities
This paper compares the additional gains from higher tax devolution in the post 14th FC period, with the additional burden due to the withdrawal of certain central schemes and the changes in the shar...
Amarnath H. K., Alka Singh on  Mar 30, 2019
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