restricted access   Volume 33, Number 2, August 2016

Table of Contents

Special Focus: “(De)centralization in Southeast Asia”

Edited by Edmund J. Malesky and Francis E. Hutchinson


Varieties of Disappointment: Why Has Decentralization Not Delivered on Its Promises in Southeast Asia?

pp. 125-138

Indonesia’s Decentralization Experiment: Motivations, Successes, and Unintended Consequences

pp. 139-156

The Causes and Effects of the Local Government Code in the Philippines: Locked in a Status Quo of Weakly Decentralized Authority?

pp. 157-171

Decentralization in Thailand

pp. 172-187

Vietnam: Decentralization Amidst Fragmentation

pp. 188-208

Decentralization Reforms in Cambodia

pp. 209-223

Decentralization in Myanmar: A Nascent and Evolving Process

pp. 224-241

Research Note

Things Have Changed: Returns to Education in Thailand

pp. 242-257

Book Reviews

ASEAN, PRC and India: The Great Transformation by Asian Development Bank Institute (review)

pp. 258-260

Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics ed. by Ian Coxhead (review)

pp. 260-262

Economic Integration in East Asia: Production Networks and Small and Medium Enterprises by Charles Harvie, Dionisius Narjoko, Sothea Oum (review)

pp. 262-263

The Foundation of the ASEAN Economic Community: An Institutional and Legal Profile by Stefano Inama, Edmund W. Sim (review)

pp. 263-265

Rules of Origin in ASEAN: A Way Forward by Stefano Inama, Edmund W. Sim (review)

pp. 265-267

From Community to Compliance? The Evolution of Monitoring Obligations in ASEAN by Simon Chesterman (review)

pp. 267-268

A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms by Rattana Lao (review)

pp. 269-270

Innovation Networks and the New Asian Regionalism: A Knowledge Platform on Economic Productivity by Hans-Peter Brunner (review)

pp. 270-272