Webinar on “Medium-Term Economic Planning in Thailand and Malaysia – A Comparative Analysis”


In this webinar, Dr Patcharawan shared her research on the effectiveness of five-year development plan formulation and implementation in Thailand and Malaysia using insights from organization theory.



Webinar on “Managing and Mismanaging the Pandemic in Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam: Approaches and Consequences”


In this webinar, Dr Arief Ramayandi, Dr Siwage Dharma Negara, Ms Sheena Valenzuela, Prof Ronald U. Mendoza and Dr Nguyen Thang examines the pandemic responses in countries around the region, with a spotlight on Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, three of the most populous countries in ASEAN.



Webinar on “COVID-19 Horizontal and Vertical Policy Coordination: Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand”


In this webinar,  Dr Yanuar Nugroho, Ms Sofie Syarief, Ms Tricia Yeoh and Dr Punchada Sirivunnabood surveyed and analysed the coordination aspects of COVID-19 responses.



Webinar on “COVID-19 Economic Stimulus in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand: Country Experiences and Lessons Learned”


In this webinar, Dr Melati Nungsari, Mr Terence Ho and Dr Archanun Kohpaiboon explored Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand’s economic policy responses to COVID-19.



Webinar on “Nikkei – ISEAS Forum Part 1: Exploring Digital Trade and Initiatives in Southeast Asia”


The first webinar of the Nikkei – ISEAS Forum on August 24 explored the conceptual framework for understanding and measuring digital trade as well as characterizing the impact of digital technologies on cross border trade.



Webinar on “The Impacts of Financial Inclusion: From a global review of reviews, what can we know about Southeast Asia?”


In this webinar, Dr Philip Mader presents his findings in a first-of-its-kind study in international development, a systematic Review of Reviews of the impacts of financial inclusion in low- and middle-income countries.



Webinar on “Consumer Finance and Credit Risk in Vietnam: Shifting Uncertainty to Family and Social Networks”


In the last webinar of the series, Dr Nicolas Lainez, Mr Trinh Phan Khanh and Ms Bui Thi Thu Doai discuss how consumer finance draws on family and social networks to reduce the uncertainty inherent to credit transactions in Vietnam, a country where 60 per cent of the population is un(der)banked and lacks credit history.



Webinar on “Frontier Finance: The role of microfinance in debt and violence in post-conflict Timor-Leste”


In this webinar, Dr Melissa Johnston discussed what can the study of microfinance in post-conflict contexts tell us about its use in a post-covid environment.



Webinar on “Filling the voids left by the Formal Sector: Informal Borrowings by Poor Households in Northern Mountainous Vietnam”


In the thirteenth webinar of the webinar series on Financial Transformation, Dr Pham Bao Duong shared his study of 400 poor households in Thai Nguyen province, Vietnam, in order to examine the current accessibility, loan purposes, the different types of and effects of informal credits on poor households.



Webinar on “Ongoing Challenges of COVID-19 for ASEAN: Quantitative Analyses and Policy Responses”


In this webinar, Dr Kensuke Tanaka presented key findings of the 2021 edition of the OECD Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India and discuss the importance of reallocating resources to digitalisation in response to the Covid-19 pandemic