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Asian Development Bank Institute - Bank Negara Malaysia Joint Conference on 'Macroeconomic and Financial Stability in Asian Emerging Markets'

This conference, under the ambit of a project of the Brookings Institution Global Economy and Development Program, was jointly organised by the Asian Development Bank Institute and Bank Negara Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur on 4 August 2010. The objective of the event was to engage high-level policymakers, academics and practitioners in discussions on the effective design of regulatory and policy frameworks that will promote financial system development and stability in emerging market economies, with focus on Asian emerging markets.

The following is a list of papers and presentations written for the conference. All the documents are in Portable Document File (PDF) format. In order to read the documents, you will need Adobe™ Acrobat™ Reader™, which is downloadable for free from the Adobe™ Web Site. [Go there]


Conference Agenda [PDF 139K]

Luncheon Keynote Address: Stability Policy in Asia - Quo Vadis?
Dato' Muhammad bin Ibrahim


Session I: Macro-Prudential Regulation for Emerging Markets

Interest Rate-Oriented Monetary Policy Framework and Financial Procyclicality
Kyungsoo Kim [PDF 598K]

Macro-prudential Approach to Regulation - Scope and Issues
Shyamala Gopinath [PDF 447K]

Macro-Prudential Approaches to Banking Regulation: Perspectives of Selected Asian Central Banks
Reza Siregar [PDF 815K]


Session II: Macroeconomic Frameworks to Support Financial Stability

Managing Capital Flows: Experience, Challenges and Policy Implications
Masahiro Kawai [PDF 108K]


Session III: Financial Deepening and Regional Financial Integration

The Development of SME Credit Information Database to promote SME Lending
Naoyuki Yoshino [PDF 1.5M]

Financial Deepening in East Asia: What Have We Learned?
Raymond Atje [PDF 571K]

Perspectives on Financial Development: A Framework and Its Application To Domestic Capital Markets in EM Asia
Mangal Goswami [PDF 636K]

Financial Inclusion: Financial Deepening at the Bottom of the Pyramid
Sukudhew Singh [PDF 3.1M]


Panel Discussion: Regional and International Coordination of Regulatory Practices

Regional and International Coordination of Regulatory Practices
Aditya Narain [PDF 2.7M]


Disclaimer: The views expressed in the papers and presentations are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Bank Negara Malaysia, the Asian Development Bank Institute, the Asian Development Bank and their respective Boards of Directors or Governments they represent. Bank Negara Malaysia and the Asian Development Bank Institute do not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in the papers and presentations and accept no responsibility for any consequences of their use. Terms used in the papers and presentations may not necessarily be consistent with the official terms of Bank Negara Malaysia and the Asian Development Bank Institute. Any reproduction in whole or in part of the papers or presentations on any medium requires the prior written consent of the authors concerned.

The collection of papers and presentations is also available on the Asian Development Bank Institute website (

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