Economic Research Publications

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Latest Publications

  • Serials02 Apr 2014

    Asian Development Review - Volume 23, Number 1

    In this issue: Development Lessons for Asia from Non-Asian Countries; Asia's Current Account Surplus: Savings Glut or Investment Drought?; Asia's Race to Capture Post-MFA Markets: A Snapshot of Labor Standards, Compliance, and Impacts on Competitiveness...
  • A Small Macroeconometric Model of the People's Republic of China

    This paper describes a quarterly macroeconometric model of the economy of People's Republic of China. The model comprises household consumption, investment, government, trade, production, prices, money, and employment blocks. The equilibrium-correction...
  • Basic Statistics 2006

    The Basic Statistics 2006 report contains the statistical indicators for 43 economies in the Asia and the Pacific Region. The publication covers the indicators of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) such as population numbers, proportion of population...
  • Books02 Apr 2014

    Asian Development Outlook 2006: Routes for Asia's Trades

    The Asian Development Outlook 2006 is the 18th edition of the annual comprehensive economic report on the developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank.
  • Central Asia's Economy: Mapping Future Prospects to 2015

    The growth performance of small, land-locked Central Asian economies has been among the world's fastest since the 1990s due to high-priced commodities (including oil and natural gas), strategic location, reasonable infrastructure, and human capital. The...
  • Reports02 Apr 2014

    Asia Bond Monitor - March 2006

    The Asia Bond Monitor (ABM) reviews recent developments in East Asian local currency bond markets along with the outlook, risks, and policy options. The ABM covers the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations member countries plus the People's Republic...
  • An Assessment of Cross-country Fiscal Consolidation

    This paper analyzes fiscal adjustment by reviewing the cross-country experience of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) or mature economies, and the emerging market economies during 1970-2002. We find that initial conditions,...
  • Trade Facilitation

    The issue of trade facilitation has been increasingly highlighted among business and trading communities as they would like to reduce the costs of international transactions of goods and services. Trade facilitation is a broad term: there are a number of...

  • Asia Bond Monitor

    The Asia Bond Monitor (ABM) reviews recent developments in East Asian local currency bond markets along with the outlook, risks, and policy options.

  • Asian Development Outlook

    The Asian Development Outlook, popularly known as the ADO, is a series of annual economic reports on the developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank.

  • Asian Development Review

    The Asian Development Review (ADR) is a professional journal for disseminating the results of economic and development research relevant to Asia and the Pacific.

  • Asian Economic Integration Monitor

    The Asian Economic Integration Monitor is a semiannual review of Asia's regional economic cooperation and integration.

  • Basic Statistics

    Basic Statistics is an annual publication providing updated data for 45 member economies of the Asian Development Bank for indicators on millennium development goals and other key social and economic indicators including land, population, national accounts, prices, money, balance of payments, reserves, external debt, and central government finance.

  • Economics Working Papers

    The series deals with key economic and development problems, particularly those facing the Asia and Pacific region; as well as conceptual, analytical, or methodological issues relating to project/program economic analysis, and statistical data and measurement.

  • e-Quarterly Research Bulletin

    The e-Quarterly Research Bulletin is a publication from the Economics Research and Regional Cooperation Department of the Asian Development Bank.

  • Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific

    The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific is the flagship annual statistical data book of the Asian Development Bank. It presents economic, financial, social, environmental, and Millennium Development Goals (MDG) indicators for regional members of ADB.

  • Regional Economic Integration Working Papers

    The ADB Working Paper Series on Regional Economic Integration focuses on topics relating to regional cooperation and integration in the areas of infrastructure and software, trade and investment, money and finance, and regional public goods.