The East Asian Bureau of Economic Research is a forum for high-quality economic research focussing on issues facing the economies of East Asia. It comprises representatives from Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia.
The rapid development of the East Asian economies, the growth of intra-regional trade, financial and other economic interaction, and East Asia's new role in the global economy all underline the need for access to a vastly increased range of quality economic analysis on East Asia. Such analysis from both inside and outside government is essential to assist policymakers in responding to, and anticipating, issues confronting the East Asian economy.
Quality economic analysis is essential to assist policymakers in responding to new issues as they arise. The EABER will provide research support for policymakers, improve links between researchers throughout the region, and create venues where researchers and policymakers can come together to discuss issues vital to economic development in East Asia.
EABER is guided by a steering committee with expertise in the factors influencing East Asian economies and the region at large.
Programs and Institutes
A number of major programs and institutes of economic research have made a significant contribution to the understanding of economic developments and their implications for policy over the last few decades. The Future Financial Arrangements in East Asia project, and the current Advancing Economic Integration in East Asia project, have contributed to this understanding over the past few years, and have developed links between policymakers and academics in the region.
The East Asian Bureau of Economic Research involves co-operation among key research institutes in Asia, including:
- The Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, Australia
- The Economic Institute of Cambodia, Cambodia
- The China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, China
- The Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong, China
- The Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia
- The SMERU Research Institute, Indonesia
- The Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan
- The Malaysian Institute for Economic Research, Malaysia
- The Philippines Institute for Development Studies, the Philippines
- The Wee Kim Wee Centre, Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Singapore Centre for Applied and Policy Economics, Singapore
- The Korean Institute for Economic Policy, South Korea
- The Fiscal Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Thailand
- The Central Institute for Economic Management, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam
- The Energy Research Institute (ERI), National Development and Reform Commission, China
- The Japan Institute of Energy Economics (IEE), Japan
- The Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI), South Korea
- The Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China
- The Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP),China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China
- The School of Finance, Renmin University of China, China
- Australia-Japan Research Centre, Australian National University, Australia
- Asia Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, Japan
- Dhurakij Pundit Universtiy Research Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Professor Peter Drysdale
Dr. Shiro Armstrong