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Asia-Pacific Contemporary Finance and Development

by William A. Barnett and Bruno S. Sergi Emerald Publishing Limited
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This volume of The International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics explores and investigates contemporary challenges and issues facing the Asia-Pacific economies. For researchers and students of economics and finance, this volume is a fascinating exploration of emerging topics in one the fastest growing economies in the world.

1. Asia Pacific, TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and US; the Network Perspective; Hakeem Muhammad Mohsin and Ken-ichi Suzuki

2. Short-Term Cross-Currency Basis Swap and Japanese Government Bond Markets under Non-Traditional Monetary Policy; Takayasu Ito

3. The Impacts of Working Capital Policy on Firm's Performances: An Empirical Study on Thai Listed Companies in Production Sector; Chosita Pestonji and Sareeya Wichitsathian

4. Local amenities and geographic disparity in population and industry distribution in Korea; Junhong Im and Sung Hyo Hong

5. Modeling of Critical Success Factors of Thai Retailers: Interpretive Structural Modeling (ISM) approach; Supachart Iamratanakul

6. Strategic Risk Management in the Chinese Property and Casualty Insurance Industry; Yayun Yan and Sampan Nettayanun

7. Economic Consequences of Insider-ownership: An Emerging Market Perspective; Hassaan Tariq, Faisal Shahzad, Asim Anwar, and Ijaz Ur Rehman

8. Central Asia and China: Financial Development Through Cooperation with Russia; Bruno S. Sergi, Elena Popkova, Natalia Vovchenko, and Marina Ponomareva

9. The Impact of Risk-taking on Firm Volatility; See-Nie Lee

10. What Determines Sukuk Issuance Type in Indonesia?; Datien Eriska Utami, Irwan Trinugroho, and Bruno S. Sergi

11. Does method of corporate diversification matter to firm performance?; Ling-Foon Chan, Bany-Ariffin An, and Annual Bin Md Nasir

12. Corporate Political Activity and Financial Performance: A Corporate Social Responsibility Perspective; Woon Leong Lin, Murali Sambasivan, Jo Ann Ho, and Siong Hook Law

13. Consumption Propensity and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from China; Mingzhi Hu, Jiaqi Liu, and Xue Wang

14. Explaining Systemic Risk in Latin American banking industry over 2002-2015; Carlo Bellavite Pellegrini, Laura Pellegrini, and Emiliano Sironi

William A. Barnett is the Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics at the University of Kansas, Director of the Center for Financial Stability in New York City, Founder and First President of the Society for Economic Measurement, and Editor of the Cambridge University Press journal, Macroeconomic Dynamics.
Bruno S. Sergi is an instructor at Harvard University on the economics of emerging markets and the political economy of Russia and China, as well as the Scientific Director of Harvard's IQSS Lab for Entrepreneurship and Development (LEAD) and an Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard.