Journal of Southeast Asian Economies

Publication covering economics.

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 1, April

Analysing International Trade Data in a Small Open Economy
The Case of Singapore I. Introduction Considerable attention has been paid in the literature on the issues of direction, composition and linkages in international trade flows, at both the bilateral and multilateral levels. However, little attention...
A Regional Outlook for ASEAN Business
I am deeply grateful to the ASEAN Business Forum for inviting me to join you at this luncheon on the occasion of the meeting of ABF's Board of Governors. I thank in particular Mrs. Jannie Tay, your president-our president, as I am proud to serve as...
A Regional Outlook for ASEAN Business
I am deeply grateful to the ASEAN Business Forum for inviting me to join you at this luncheon on the occasion of the meeting of ABF's Board of Governors. I thank in particular Mrs. Jannie Tay, your president-our president, as I am proud to serve as honorary...
ASEAN after the Financial Crisis
Links between Foreign Direct Investment and Regulatory Change I. Introduction Foreign direct investment (FDI) was revealed by the Asian crisis to be a relatively stable form of capital compared to foreign portfolio investment and short-term foreign...
ASEAN and the Andean Community: Cooperating in the New Millennium
Presentation of H. E. Rodolfo C. Severino, Secretary-General Of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, At the 1st Symposium on ASEAN-Andean Cooperation in the New Millennium Bangkok, 8 May 2000 The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and...
ASEAN and the Andean Community: Cooperating in the New Millennium
Presentation of H. E. Rodolfo C. Severino, Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the 1st Symposium on ASEAN-Andean Cooperation in the New Millennium Bangkok, 8 May 2000 The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the...
Asean Chronology 1999
Date Event Place JULY 1999 1-2 Senior Officials Meeting on Energy Bangkok (SOME) 3 17th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Bangkok Meeting...
A Siamese Tragedy
A Siamese Tragedy. By Walden Bello, Shea Cunningham and Li Kheng Poh. London: Zed Books, 1998. 256 pp. Sub-titled "Development and Disintegration in Modern Thailand", A Siamese Tragedy depicts various disappointments and adverse side-effects in Thailand's...
Building Knowledge Societies: ASEAN in the Information Age
Keynote Address by H. E. Mr. Rodolfo C. Severino, Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the ASEAN Regional Workshop on Building Knowledge Societies Kuala Lumpur, 26 January 2000 There are, at this time, few things more...
Building Knowledge Societies: ASEAN in the Information Age
There are, at this time, few things more urgent or more important for ASEAN - or for any nation or region - than building "knowledge societies." ASEAN's leaders have recognized this. In the plan of action that they adopted in Hanoi in December 1998,...
Cointegration and Granger Causality Tests of Stock Price and Exchange Rate Interactions in Malaysia
I. Introduction Recent high exchange rate fluctuations in the sphere of growing trade and financial liberalization have attracted a great deal of interest from both economists and policy-makers. Of particular interest has been the question of domestic...
Competitiveness of the Singapore Economy: A Strategic Perspective
Competitiveness of the Singapore Economy: A Strategic Perspective. Edited by Toh Mun Heng and Tan Kong Yam. Singapore: Singapore University Press and World Scientific, 1998. Pp. 354. Singapore has come a long way in an economic sense to attain one of...
Developing the Greater Mekong Sub-Region: The ASEAN Context
Statement of Mr. Rodolfo C. Severino, Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the Greater Mekong Sub-region Business Workshops Bangkok, 10 February 2000 Efforts to develop the Mekong Sub-region far antedate ASEAN. The...
French and Japanese Economic Relations with Vietnam since 1975
French and Japanese Economic Relations With Vietnam Since 1975. By Heinrich Dahm. Surrey, UK: Curzon Press, 1999. Pp. 193. This book provides an evaluation of the strategies employed by France and Japan in conducting economic relations with Vietnam over...
Learning Behaviour and Co-Operation of Small High Technology Firms in the ASEAN Region
Some Evidence from the Singapore-Johor Agglomeration I. Introduction During recent decades there has been a renewed interest in understanding innovation and learning in regional agglomerations. Learning has become one of the most popular concepts...
Money, Output and Causality the Case of Singapore
I. Introduction A well-known area of debate in economics literature has been the precise relationship between money and income. This article addresses and tests for any empirical relationship between money and income in Singapore. Other things being...
Productivity in the Indonesian Automotive Industry
I. Introduction There is a long tradition of government intervention in Indonesia's industrialization and economic development. A state-led development strategy has been pursued since independence, partly as a result of a general mistrust of market...
Recent Publications
Arndt, H. W. and Hal Hill, eds. Southeast Asia Economic Crisis: Origins, Lessons and the Way Forward. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1999. The Asia Competitiveness Report, 1999. Geneva: World Economic Forum, 1999. Aviel, JoAnn...
Singapore: Towards a Developed Status
Singapore: Towards a Developed Status. Edited by Linda Low. Singapore: Centre for Advanced Studies, National University of Singapore and Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. 401. Singapore: Towards a Developed Status is an ambitious book. It focuses on...