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ABAC (2006) “Driving forward a prosperous and harmonized APEC community.” ABAC Report to APEC Economic Leaders, Hanoi, Viet Nam.

Alfaro, Laura, Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, and Vadym Volosovych (2005) “Why doesn’t capital flow from rich to poor countries? An empirical investigation”. NBER Working Paper No. 11901,

Anaman, Kwabena, A. (2004). “Determinants of economic growth in Brunei Darussalam”. Journal of Asian Economics 15(4): 777-796.

APEC Secretariat (2005) “APEC at a glance”

APEC Secretariat (2006) “2006 APEC economic policy report”

APEC (2007) “Achievements and Benefits”

APEC (2007) “Key Milestones”

APEC (2004) “Leaders’ Agenda to Implement Structural Reform (LAISR)”

APEC (2005) “APEC Work Plan on LAISR Towards 2010 (LAISR 2010)

APEC, OECD (2005) “APEC-OECD Integrated Checklist on Regulatory Reform”

Aziz, Jahangir (2006) “Rebalancing China’s economy: What does growth theory tell us?” IMF Working Paper No 06/291, December.

Baldwin, Robert E (2003) “Openness and growth: What’s the empirical relationship?” NBER Working Paper W9578, March.

Barro, Robert J and Xavier Sala-i-Martin (1995) “Economic Growth” (New York: McGraw-Hill).

Barro, Robert J (1991) “Economic growth in a cross section of countries.” The Quarterly Journal of Economics 106(2): 204-443.

Barro, Robert J and Xavier Sala-i-Martin (1997) “Technological diffusion, convergence, and growth,” Journal of Economic Growth 2(1): 1-26.

Baumol, William J (1986) “Productivity growth, convergence, and welfare: What the long-run data show.The American Economic Review76(5): 1072-1085.

Bird, Richard M. (2004) “Administrative dimensions of tax reform”.

Caballero, Ricardo J, Emmanuel Farhi and Pierre-Oliver Gourinchas (2006) “An equilibrium model of ‘global imbalances’ and low interest rates.” MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-02, January.

Caselli, Francesco and James Feyrer (2005) “The marginal product of capital.” Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper 735, August.

Chantasasawat, Busakorn, K.C. Fung, Hitomi Iizaka and Alan Siu (2004) "Foreign direct investment in China and East Asia." Stanford Center for International Development Working Paper 233, November.

Chinn, Menzie D, and Hiro Ito (2005) "Current account balances, financial development and institutions: Assaying the world ‘savings glut." NBER Working Paper 11761, November.

Dee, Philippa (2005) “East Asian trade strategies and their impact on future growth.” Presentation to CSIS/ANU Conference, Bogor, 1-2 August.

Deshingkar, Priya (2006) “Internal migration, poverty and development in Asia”, Asia2015 conference, March 2006.

De Long, J Bradford (1988) “Productivity growth, convergence, and welfare: Comment.”The American Economic Review 78(5): 1138-1154.

Eichengreen, Barry (2006) “Global imbalances: The blind men and the elephant.” Issues in Economic Policy 1: 1-25.

Engelbrecht, Hans-Jürgen and Kelsen Brent (1999) “Economic growth and convergence amongst the APEC economies 1965-1990.” Asian Economic Journal 13(1): 1-17.

Environmental Resources Management (2004) Contracting Out Utilities Regulatory Functions. (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Resources Management for the World Bank).

Eslake, Saul (2006) “Patterns in investment flows.” Presentation to conference organised by Australian APEC Study Centre, Monash University, 12 December.

Frankel, Jeffery A and David Romer (1999) “Does trade cause growth?” The American Economic Review 89(3): 379-399.

Garcia-Herrero, Alicia, and Daniel Santabárbera (2007) “Does China have an impact on foreign direct investment to Latin America?” in Javier Santiso ed The Visible Hand of China in Latin America. (Paris: OECD publishing): 133-159.

Gill, Indermit S and Homi Kharas (2007) “Back in the fast lane.” Finance and Development 44(1).

Greenaway, David, and Richard Kneller (2007) “Firm heterogeneity, exporting and foreign direct investment.” The Economic Journal 117(517): 134-161.

Greenaway, David, Joakim Gullstrand, and Richard Kneller (2005) “Exporting may not always boost firm productivity”, Review of World Economics 141(4): 561-582.

Grossman, Gene, M., and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (2006) “The rising of offshoring: It’s not wine for cloth anymore”, Paper presented for Symposium on “The new economic geography: Effects and policy implications”, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Jacksonhole, Wyoming, 24-26 August 2006.

Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal (2007) “Index of Economic Freedom.”

International Monetary Fund (2005) “Global imbalances: A saving and investment perspective.” World Economic Outlook, September.

IMD Business School (2007) “World Competitiveness Yearbook.”

Kaufmann, Daniel, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi (2005) “Governance matters IV: Governance indicators for 1996-2004.” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No 3630, May.

Keller, Wolfgang (2004) “International technology diffusion.” Journal of Economic Literature 42(3): 752-782.

Kennedy, Mike and Torsten Sløk (2005) “Are structural reforms the answer to global current account imbalances?” OECD Economic Studies 41 (2): 47-73.

Kramer, Charles (2006) “Asia’s investment decline.” Finance and Development 43(2), June.

Lall, Sanjaya and John Weiss (2007) “China and Latin America: Trade competition, 1990-2002.” in Javier Santiso ed The Visible Hand of China in Latin America. (Paris: OECD publishing): 85-107.

Lucas, Robert E (1990) "Why doesn't capital flow from rich to poor countries?" American Economic Review 80: 92-96.

New Zealand Treasury (2007) “New Zealand Treasury Statement of Intent 2007-2010”

New Zealand Treasury (2004) “New Zealand economic growth: An analysis of performance and policy.”

Nordas, Hildegunn, Sébastien Miroudot and Przemyslaw Kowalski (2006). “Dynamic games from trade”. OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 43. OECD.

OECD (2007) “The interaction amongst trade, investment and competition policies”, Working Party of the Trade Committee.

Oxley, Alan (2006) “Time to sideline APEC’s trade mission.” Presentation to preliminary conference for APEC 2007, Melbourne, 11-12 December.

Parker, David (2006) “Sharpening APEC’s economic focus.” Presentation to preliminary conference for APEC 2007. Melbourne, 11-12 December.

Rhee, Whee, Bruce Ross-Larson and Garry Pursell (1986) “Korea’s competitive edge: Managing the entry into world markets.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 35(1): 205-211.

Rodrik, Dani (2003) “Growth strategies.” NBER Working Paper No 10050, October.

Rose, Jim and Wayne Stevens (2004) “Global connectedness and external bilateral economic linkages – Which countries?” Treasury Working Paper 04/09, June.

Saggi, Kamal (2002) “Trade, foreign direct investment, and international technology.” World Bank Research Observer 17(2): 191-235.

Scollay, Robert (2004) “Preliminary assessment of the proposal for a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP): An issues paper for the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC)”.

Sinn, Hans-Werner (2007) “The welfare state and the forces of globalization.” NBER Working Paper No 12946, March.

Solow, Robert M (1956) “A contribution to the theory of economic growth.” The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 70(1): 65-94.

Swan, Trevor (1956) “Economic growth and capital accumulation.” Economic Record, 32(2): 334-61.

Taylor, Alan M (1995) “Growth and convergence in the Asia-Pacific region: On the role of openness, trade and migration.” NBER Working Paper No 5276, September.

United Nations (2007) “United Nations Statistical Database.”

Wagner, Joachim (2007) “Exports and productivity: A survey of the evidence from firm level data.” The World Economy, 30 (1): 60-82.

World Bank (2007) “10 years after the crisis, special focus: Sustainable development in East Asia’s urban fringe.” East Asia and Pacific Update.

World Bank (2007) “Ease of Doi ng Business Database.”

World Bank (2005) “World development report: A better investment climate for everyone.”

World Bank (2007) “World Development Indicators Database.”,,contentMDK:21298138~pagePK:64133150~piPK:64133175~theSitePK:239419,00.html

Zebregs, Harm (2004) “Intraregional trade in emerging Asia.” IMF Policy Discussion Paper 04/1, April.

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