Pacific Economic Review
© Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd
Edited By: Kenneth S. Chan and Yin-Wong Cheung
Impact Factor: 0.722
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 184/333 (Economics)
Online ISSN: 1468-0106
Recently Published Issues
Read the top Pacific Economic Review articles online:
Renminbising China's Foreign Assets
Yin-Wong Cheung, Guonan Ma and Robert N. McCauley
Empirics of China's outward direct investment
Yin-Wong Cheung and Xingwang Qian
Cross-Country Causes and Consequences of the 2008 Crisis: International Linkages and American Exposure
Andrew K. Rose and Mark M. Spiegel
Rising Wages: Has China Lost Its Global Labor Advantage?
Dennis Tao Yang, Vivian Weijia Chen and Ryan Monarch
New estimation of China's exchange rate regime
Jeffrey A. Frankel
News and announcements
2013 Best Paper Award
Congratulations to the winning authors Andrew K. Rose and Mark M. Spiegel for their paper Cross-Country Causes and Consequences of the 2008 Crisis: International Linkages and American Exposure.
About the Best Paper Award
All published papers are eligible for the annual Best Paper Award, funded by the Hong Kong Economic Association. Each year, the Editorial Board will select the best paper, based on scholarship and citations, published in the two years preceding the award selection period. The winner receives US$1,000. For more information on submission policies, please read the author guidelines.
Pacific Economic Review plans to publish a special issue under the theme Taxation and Macroeconomics. The guest editor of this special issue is Professor Yong Wang (City University of Hong Kong). Papers on taxation issues and their implications for macroeconomics, trade, and welfare are particularly welcome. Interested authors should send their submissions by email, with the subject title of "Pacific Economic Review: Special Issue on Taxation and Macroeconomics",to:
Editorial Assistant, Pacific Economic Review
Submitted papers must be original academic work that have not been published or under review anywhere. Please submit two separate pdf files: one with the title page that includes the title, authors' names and affiliations, abstract, corresponding address/emails, etc.; and the other with only the title and abstract. The deadline for submission is January 15, 2014.
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The latest special issue of Pacific Economic Review looks at capital movements, fragmentation, and market quality. You can read the whole issue online now or jump directly to individual articles:
Bubble Diagrams in Trade Theory
Ronald W. Jones
International Capital Flow, Vanishing Industries and Two-sided Wage Inequality
Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar
Factor Growth and Foreign Investment under Product Market Imperfection in the Harris–Todaro Economy
Eden S. H. Yu and Jai-Young Choi
Learning by Doing and Fragmentation
Eric W. Bond and Yan Ma
Offshoring Prompts High Quality Labour Markets
Emission Taxes and Border Tax Adjustments for Oligopolistic Industries
Morihiro Yomogida and Nori Tarui
The degree of synchronization of Asian business cycles with the rest of the world has garnered much attention with the continent's increased trade integration over recent decades. However, the empirical evidence on Asian synchronization with the rest of the world has been mixed, with some papers finding that Asian nations are becoming more regionally integrated and less integrated with nations outside of Asia. The relatively robust recovery of Asian nations following the global financial crisis has only reinforced opinions that Asian synchronization with the rest of the world is not guaranteed.
The papers in this issue examine the topic of Asian business cycle synchronization from four different angles. You can read the latest research into this fascinating topic online now:
Asia's Decoupling: Fact, Fairytale or Forecast?
Lillie Lam and James Yetman
Is Asia Decoupling from the United States (Again)?
Sylvain Leduc and Mark M. Spiegel
From the Global to the National Cycle: An Intricate Liaison
M. Ayhan Kose, Prakash Loungani and Marco E. Terrones
Capital Market Openness and Output Volatility
Kwang-Myoung Hwang, Donghyun Park and Kwanho Shin
Other special sections
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