Webinar on “Exploring Differences in Rural Household Debt between Thailand and Vietnam: Economic Environment versus Household Characteristics”

 

In the eighth session of the webinar series on Financial Transformation, Credit Markets and Household Debt in Southeast Asia, Dr Bezawit Beyene Chichaibelu and Prof Hermann Waibel presented their paper on the subject of the differences in rural household debt between Thailand and Vietnam.

 

 

Webinar on “The Prospects and Dangers of Algorithmic Credit Scoring in Vietnam: Regulating a Legal Blindspot”

 

In the seventh session of the webinar series on “Financial Transformation, Credit Markets and Household Debt in Southeast Asia”, Dr Nicolas Lainez presents on the prospects and dangers of algorithmic credit scoring in Vietnam.

 

 

Webinar on “ Understanding People’s Use of Digital Lending in Indonesia”

 

In this webinar, Dr Johan Irni Rahmayan and Mr Manggi Taruna Habir examine a range of relevant issues related to the use of fintech and financial capability in Indonesia, with focuses on household debt sourced from online loans.

 

 

Webinar on “The Vulnerability of Jobs to COVID-19: The Case of Malaysia”

 

In this webinar, a panel of speakers from World Bank, Ms Alyssa Farha Jasmin, Dr Amanina Abdur Rahman and Mr Achim Daniel Schmillen present their study on job vulnerability in Malaysia, using detailed data on employment patterns and on the possibility to work from home and without physical proximity to estimate the extent and distribution of jobs most vulnerable to COVID-19. 

 

 

Webinar on “Savings and Credit in Rural Lao PDR: With a Focus on the Village-level Savings Groups”

 

In the fifth instalment in the Webinar Series on “Financial Transformation, Credit Markets and Household Debt in Southeast Asia“, Prof Koichi Fujita, Prof Akihiko Ohno, Dr Chansathith Chaleunsinh and Prof Hans Dieter Seibel shared on the status of savings and credit in rural Lao.

 

 

Webinar on “Indonesia’s Decentralisation Reforms 20 Years On: Part 3”

 

Taking the upcoming 20 year anniversary of Indonesia’s reform process as a reference point, this project seeks to explore the effect of the country’s decentralisation reforms over the past two decades. This webinar is the last of a series of three and focuses on inequality, poverty and education sector performance at the subnational level.

 

 

Webinar on “Does a New Informal Credit Arrangement Improve Poor’s Welfare? The Case of Debit Card Pawning in the Philippines”

 

In this webinar from the webinar series Financial Transformation, Credit Markets and Household Debt in Southeast Asia, Dr Kei Kajisa, Dr Ed Lucio, and Discussant Dr Nina Anchugina examined the new credit arrangement in the Philippines’ informal finance sector: an emerging credit arrangement called “ATM sangla”.

 

 

Webinar on “Indonesia’s Decentralisation Reforms 20 Years On: Part 2”

 

In this webinar, Dr Yanuar Nugroho, Dr Sujarwoto, Dr Wilmar Salim and Ms Uly Faoziyah explore the effects of Indonesia’s decentralisation reforms over the past two decades. They examined state capacity and infrastructure development at the subnational level.

 

 

Webinar on “The Future of the Automotive Sector in Selected APEC Economies: Case of Thailand and Malaysia”

 

This webinar aims to examine the impact of these changes on the auto sector in selected APEC economies, namely Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

 

 

Webinar on “Indonesia’s Decentralisation Reforms 20 Years On: Part 1”

 

This webinar is the first of a series of three and focuses on competitiveness and fiscal autonomy at the subnational level of Indonesia.