Data and Research
In the Spotlight
Improving the quality of education can substantially increase growth prospects for developing Asian countries, says latest ADB flagship report.
Softer growth prospects for the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India, and a slow recovery in the major industrial economies, will combine to push growth in developing Asia for 2015 and 2016 below previous projections, says the ADO Update 2015.
As long as the People's Republic of China continues to pursue market reforms it will remain the largest contributor to global economic growth, says ADB's Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei.
Economic research and statistical work contributes to knowledge generation in ADB and help strengthen its institutional priorities and effectiveness of country operations. By augmenting the stock of knowledge of developing member countries and the region and disseminating it, ADB's capability to provide informed policy advice and undertake capacity building is enhanced.