Publications

8 Apr 2004
Flagship publications and book series

Globalization has been a complex and uneven process. Several
countries in the Asia-Pacific region have reaped substantial
benefits, but many others, particularly the least developed, have
been left behind. The fundamental vision of the United Nations
Millennium Declaration is that better management of globalization
is central to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This
study examines the state of globalization and regional cooperation
in the Asia-Pacifc region, focusing on four areas that are the

8 Mar 2004
Journals

The Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) is published twice a year by the Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The primary objective of the APDJ is to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, information and data on all aspects of economic and social development issues and concerns facing the region and to stimulate policy debate and assist in the formulation of policy.

5 Jan 2004
Journals

Bulletin on Asia-Pacific Perspectives 2004/2005: Asia-Pacific Economies: Living with High Oil Prices?
I. Global and regional economic developments: implications and prospects for the ESCAP region (Shahid Ahmed, ESCAP secretariat)
II. China’s economic rise: implications for East Asian growth and integration (John Wong)
III. South-East Asia and East Asian community: the nucleus of binding glues (Djisman S. Simandjuntak)
IV. Business process outsourcing: impact and implications (Biswajit Nag)

1 Jan 2004
Flagship publications and book series

This review describes the environment within which the transport sector is developing and principal challenges that this environment poses to governments, the transport industry and society at large. It traces the development of roads, railways, shipping, ports, inland waterways and air transport industries and infrastructure in the region. Consideration is given to changing delivery mechanisms across all transport sectors and urban transport issues.

 
15 Dec 2003
Journals

The Water Resources Journal is an annual review journal of the ESCAP secretariat. Published continuously since September 1949, the Journal aims to provide useful information on water resources for national agencies and development programmes in Asian and Pacific countries. It contains news of current developments of regional interest, accounts of national experience applicable elsewhere in the Asian and Pacific region and technical articles reprinted from various sources around the world.

 
1 Dec 2003
Books

Managing Globalization in Selected Countries with Economies in TransitionPrimary tabsView

17 Nov 2003
Journals

Bulletin on Asia-Pacific Perspectives 2002/03: Asia-Pacific Economies: Sustaining Growth Amidst Uncertainities (ST/ESCAP/2219)
- Global and regional economic developments: implications and prospects for the ESCAP region (Shahid Ahmed, ESCAP secretariat)
- Social protection in the "new" economy (Linda Low)
- A note on unemployment in the wake of the Asian economic crisis and some responses (Development Policy Analysis Section, ESCAP secretariat)
- A perspective on good governance (N.V. Lam, ESCAP secretariat)

1 Oct 2003
Journals

This issue contains articles on policy aspects of Private Sector Participation/ Public-Private Partnerships development in China, India and Malaysia. The article on China discusses the current status and experiences of private sector participation in road development schemes in China. The article on Indian initiatives reviews government policies for the maritime, air, road and railway sub-sectors. The last article discusses various measures taken by the Government of Malaysia to liberalize the haulage industry.

8 Sep 2003
Journals

The Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) is published twice a year by the Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The primary objective of the APDJ is to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, information and data on all aspects of economic and social development issues and concerns facing the region and to stimulate policy debate and assist in the formulation of policy.

1 Aug 2003
Journals

This issue focuses on institutional development for Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) promotion in the region. It provides an overview of Private Sector Participation (PSP)/PPP units and special legal instruments in the region. It contains an overview of private sector participation in the transport sector and compares regional and global trends and issues.

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