Under the AMRO Research Collaboration Program, AMRO is seeking to engage individual consultants and experts or consulting entities to drive and implement the following Research Project.

Archive Project on Asian Financial Crisis and Development of Regional Financial Cooperation since 1997

1. Project Name: Archive Project on Asian Financial Crisis and Development of Regional Financial Cooperation since 1997

2. Project Type: Research Collaboration Program

3. Source of Funding: AMRO Trust Fund

4. Project Outline: This project aim to archive historical records and memories related Asian Financial Crisis, Lehman Shock and Development of Regional Financial Cooperation in ASEAN+ 3 region including promotion of CMIM since 1997. The project would compose two components namely:

– History Book Project: Compilation of History Development of Regional Financial Cooperation since Asian Financial Crisis in 1997
The history book project is to record knowledge and experience as views from academicians, experts and ASEAN+3 financial authorities during Asian Financial Crisis late since 1997 and Lehman Shock 2007 and 2008, and development of regional financial cooperation including CMIM development since late 90’s.
Main Author: (to be selected)

Writers: Witness of Asian Financial Crisis and Development of Regional Financial Cooperation in ASEAN+3 since 1997 who are prominent scholars, experts and senior officials of ASEAN+3 financial Authorities (to be selected).

– Electric Library Project: Establishment Electric Library related Regional Financial Cooperation in ASEAN +3 on AMRO’s web-site
• The electric library project is to present booklet and publication related Asian Financial Crisis and Lehman Shock, and Development Regional Financial Cooperation in ASEAN+3 region on AMRO’s web-site.

5. Number of Consultant Positions:
• Two for History Book Project (July 2019 – Dec 2020)
• One for Electric Library Project (July 2019 – Dec 2020)

6. Description and expected outputs of the Projects:
(History Book Project)
• Two consultants will closely work with main author and writers for writing and editing the history book
• The consultants will collect data and information related regional financial cooperation based on request author and writers.
• The consultants will organize workshops and seminars to share draft papers and receive feedback and comments from ASEAN+3 authorities, relevant experts and academicians.
• Compile all chapters and reference based on request author and writers and prepare publication with AMRO’s staff.

(Electric Library Project)
• One consultant will conduct the electric library project with outside experts and AMRO’s staff.
• The consultant will design electric library on AMRO web-site.
• The consultant will seek appropriate publication, booklet and research papers related Asian Financial Crisis and Regional Financial Cooperation in ASEAN +3
• The consultant propose selection process and criteria for the electric library.
• The consultant will coordinate with AMRO’s IT staff and IT vendors.

7. Requirement for Consultants:
(History Book Project)
• Possess good knowledge and in depth understanding of regional financial cooperation in ASEAN+3.
• Able to establish and maintain good relations with author, writers, ASEAN+3 authorities, concerned external experts and AMRO staff
• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

(Electric Library Project)
• Have good knowledge and in depth information technology and skill of electric library and web-site
• Possess understanding of journal, research papers, publication regarding regional financial cooperation in ASEAN+3
• Able to establish and maintain good relations with concerned external experts and AMRO staff
• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

8. Responsible staff in AMRO: Mr. Kazuo KOBAYASHI, TA Specialist (kazuo.kobayashi@amro-asia.org)

9. Project Schedule:
• 23 May, 2019: Advertise for consultants on AMRO’s web-site
• 30 June 2019 : Closing date of advertisement
• 31 July 2019: Finalize contract and commence consulting service
• Sep or Oct 2019 : Hold kick off meeting and Brain Storming session with ASEAN+3 members
• Nov or Dec, 2019: Discussion between the author/writers and senior ASEAN+3 members
• March- May 2020 : Interim report discussion with AMRO’s Advisory Panel members and ASEAN+3 members
• Dec 2020: Book Lunch and open web-site

Interested consultants or experts should send in:

a) An updated CV
b) Brief description of past consulting experience, including notable achievements
c) A concrete proposal for the project (up to 3 pages)
d) Declaration of (no) conflict of interest (please send a disclosure statement whether there is any actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this Project)

Posting date: 23 May 2019
Closing date: 30 June 2019

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Please send all applications and/or enquiries to: amro_consultant@amro-asia.org