Matthias Helble

Asian Development Bank

Philippines

ADBI

Kasumigaseki Building 8F

3-2-5, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo, 100-6008

Japan

ADBI

Senior Economist, Co-chair Research Department

Kasumigaseki Building 8F

3-2-5, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo, 100-6008

Japan

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Ideas:
“  I am currently working on: - Food environment: Trade in (un)healthy food - Tourism recovery - Trade policy challenges amid COVID-19 - Behavioral shifts due to the pandemic  ”

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Housing Policies in Singapore

ADBI Working Paper 559
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
Sock Yong Phang and Matthias Helble
Singapore Management University - School of Economics and Asian Development Bank
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Singapore, housing policies, homeownership, targeted housing grants

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Aid for Trade Facilitation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5064
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthias Helble, Catherine L. Mann and John S. Wilson
Asian Development Bank, Brandeis University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Transparency, Trade Costs, and Regional Integration in the Asia Pacific

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4401
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthias Helble, Ben Shepherd and John S. Wilson
Asian Development Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Economic Theory & Research, Free Trade, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Trade Policy

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Heterogeneous Quality Firms and Trade Costs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4550
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthias Helble and Toshihiro Okubo
Asian Development Bank and University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI)
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Economic Theory &Research, Markets and Market Access, Common Carriers Industry, Free Trade, Transport and Trade Logistics

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More Trade for Better Health? - International Trade and Tariffs on Health Products

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Matthias Helble
Asian Development Bank
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public health, tariffs, trade, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, medical technology

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Trade in Health Products: Reducing Trade Barriers for Better Health

ADBI Working Paper No. 643
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Apr 2017
Matthias Helble and Ben Shepherd
Asian Development Bank and Developing Trade Consultants Ltd
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Trade, Trade Barriers, Health Products, Pharmaceuticals, Tariffs, Non-Tariff Measures, Trade Liberalization, WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, Vaccine, Insulin

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From Global Factory to Global Mall: East Asia's Changing Trade Composition

ADBI Working Paper 496
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
Matthias Helble and Boon-Loong Ngiang
Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute
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Global supply chains, trade composition, East Asia, Factory Asia, Global Factory, Global Mall

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Urbanization and Inequality in Hypertension Diagnosis and Medication in Indonesia

ADBI Working Paper 556
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Feb 2016
Matthias Helble and Toshiaki Aizawa
Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute
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hypertension, health care, health services, Indonesia, urbanization

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Housing Policies for Asia: A Theoretical Analysis by Use of a Demand and Supply Model

ADBI Working Paper 526
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Jun 2015
Naoyuki Yoshino, Matthias Helble and Toshiaki Aizawa
Asian Development Bank Institute, Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute
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housing policies, demand and supply model, stock-flow housing model

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A Short-Run Analysis of Exchange Rates and International Trade with an Application to Australia, New Zealand, and Japan

ADBI Working Paper 471
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Jose Anson, Mauro Boffa and Matthias Helble
Universal Postal Union, University of Geneva and Asian Development Bank
Downloads 66 (399,786)
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price stickiness, international arbitrage, international trade, exchange rates

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The Pacific's Connectivity and Its Trade Implications

ADBI Working Paper 499
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Sep 2014
Matthias Helble
Asian Development Bank
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trade integration, connectivity, transportation, trade costs

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Socioeconomic Inequity in Excessive Weight in Indonesia

ADBI Working Paper 572
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 May 2016
Toshiaki Aizawa and Matthias Helble
Asian Development Bank Institute and Asian Development Bank
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obesity prevalence, socioeconomic disparity, Indonesian Family Life Survey

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Consumer Arbitrage in Cross-Border E-Commerce

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2018/17
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Jose Anson, Mauro Boffa and Matthias Helble
Universal Postal Union, European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) and Asian Development Bank
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Online trade, Arbitrage, Exchange rate pass-through

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A Comparison of Global Governance Across Sectors: Global Health, Trade, and Multilateral Development Finance

ADBI Working Paper 806
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2018
Matthias Helble, Zulfiqar Ali and Jera Lego
Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank Institute and Asian Development Bank Institute
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global development, global governance, global health, global trade, multilateral development banks, public–private partnerships, regional cooperation

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International Trade and Determinants of Price Differentials of Insulin Medicine

ADBI Working Paper 551
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Dec 2015
Matthias Helble and Toshiaki Aizawa
Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute
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Insulin trade, price differentials, pharmaceuticals trade

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Determinants of Tenure Choice in Japan: What Makes You a Homeowner?

ADBI Working Paper 625
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
Toshiaki Aizawa and Matthias Helble
Asian Development Bank Institute and Asian Development Bank
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home-ownership, housing tenure, tenure choice in Japan, Japanese home-owner

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Health and Home Ownership: Findings for the Case of Japan

ADBI Working Paper 525
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 May 2015
Toshiaki Aizawa and Matthias Helble
Asian Development Bank Institute and Asian Development Bank
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health, home ownership, housing conditions, grossman model, medical expenditures

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Hard Pegs Versus Intermediate Currency Arrangements in the Pacific

ADBI Working Paper 524
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 May 2015
Matthias Helble, Ahmad Danu Prasetyo and Naoyuki Yoshino
Asian Development Bank, Bandung Institute of Technology - School of Business and Management and Asian Development Bank Institute
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exchange rate policy, economic integration, economic development, microstates

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Sectoral and Skill Contributions to Labor Productivity in Asia

ADBI Working Paper 929
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Matthias Helble, Long Q. Trinh and Trang T Le
Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank Institute and Asian Development Bank Institute
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labor productivity, manufacturing, services, skills

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Shifting Towards a Consumer-Centered Economy and the Implications for International Trade

ADBI Working Paper 812, February 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Matthias Helble
Asian Development Bank
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international trade, trade costs, production networks, consumer, customization

21.

Is God Good for Trade?

Kyklos, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 385-413, August 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
Matthias Helble
Asian Development Bank
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Transparency and Regional Integration in the Asia Pacific

World Economy, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 479-508, March 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Matthias Helble, Ben Shepherd and John S. Wilson
Asian Development Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Time, Uncertainty and Trade Flows

The World Economy, Vol. 43, Issue 9, pp. 2375-2392, 2020
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Oct 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Universal Postal Union, Asian Development Bank and Developing Trade Consultants Ltd
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international trade, logistics, postal delivery, trade time, uncertainty

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Consumer Arbitrage in Cross‐Border E‐Commerce

Review of International Economics, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 1234-1251, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
José Anson, Mauro Boffa and Matthias Helble
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), Universal Postal Union and Asian Development Bank
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Exchange Rate Policy in the Pacific: An Evaluation of Currency Basket Regimes

Asian‐Pacific Economic Literature, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 3-20, 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 May 2017
Naoyuki Yoshino, Matthias Helble and Ahmad Danu Prasetyo
Asian Development Bank Institute, Asian Development Bank and Bandung Institute of Technology - School of Business and Management
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