Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal, vol. 25, No. 1, June 2018
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal is published twice a year by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. It aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
In this issue:
What impedes structural transformation in Asia?
External sector liberalization, financial development and income in South Asia
Guna Raj Bhatta
The impact of foreign direct investment on income inequality: a panel Autogressive Distributed Lag approach for the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation developing economies
Kalaichelvi Ravinthirakumaran and Navaratnam Ravinthirakumaran
Envisioning tax policy for accelerated development in India
M. Govinda Rao and Sudhanshu Kumar
Contract farming, agriculture productivity and poverty reduction: evidence from tea estates in Viet Nam
Anh Tru Nguyen, Janet Dzator and Andrew Nadolny