Academic journal article Asian Development Review

Editorial

Academic journal article Asian Development Review

Editorial

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The Asian Development Review (ADR) has been an important part of the history of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and of its mission of reducing poverty across Asia and the Pacific since 1983. ADB and the ADB Institute (ADBI) are now undertaking a major effort to raise the profile of the ADPv, with the aim of making it one of the best international journals focusing on Asian economic development. We plan to make the ADR a major source of knowledge on development issues in Asia and a contributor to better policy making in the region.

To raise the ADR's profile, we have (1) enhanced existing editorial processes and the journal's organizational structure; (2) revamped the composition of the editorial board, including adding an honorary board; (3) organized and hosted conferences to augment academic research articles; and (4) entered into a partnership with the MIT Press as our new publisher. We intend to make every effort to attract internationally renowned scholars to submit articles for publication.

The papers in this issue span a wide range of topics related to economic and social development in Asia. The role of globalization in Asian economic development is very important, and the paper by Srinivasan examines the impacts of real and financial global integration of major Asian economies since the 1980s. At the microeconomic level, Sawada et al. use natural and artefactual experiments to analyze the determinants of collective action and free ridership in Sri Lankan villages. …

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