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  • ADB’s Open Access Website Now Online

    ADB has made all its economic and development research on Asia and the Pacific available under open access, a principle that promotes unrestricted online access to scholarly research so that it can be more widely distributed and used. The ADB Open Access Repository (OAR) will eventually include the complete current and back catalog of ADB research—well over 5,000 publications—dating back to 1966, the year ADB was established. Visit the OAR today.

  • Asian Development Outlook 2014 Supplement: Growth Hesitates in Developing Asia

    The growth outlook for developing Asia and the Pacific remains steady, even though momentum slowed in the second half of 2014, but the declining oil prices represent a golden opportunity for many beneficial reforms, ADB says in a new report.

  • Technologies to Support Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Asia

    Asia and the Pacific is expected to be hit hard by the impacts of climate change, with seven of the top ten vulnerable countries in the world being in the region. Showcasing technologies that can be used to address such impacts across the six sectors of agriculture, coastal resources, human health, transportation, water resources, and disaster risk management, this publication presents solutions that may serve to demystify the technologies surrounding adaptation options.

  • Asia Bond Monitor – November 2014

    Emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets are resilient but a faster-than-expected US interest rate hike and a stronger dollar could pose problems. ADB's Asia Bond Monitor reviews recent developments in East Asian local currency bond markets along with the outlook, risks, and policy options. This latest Asia Bond Monitor includes a special section on the AsianBondsOnline Bond Market Liquidity Survey.

  • Asian Economic Integration Monitor – November 2014

    Slowing demand from advanced economies accentuates the need for Asia to rebalance its sources of growth more toward domestic and regional demand. Cross-border trade flows and investment bolstered Asia’s economic integration. Developing Asia’s resilient growth is partly due to stronger domestic and regional demand, although it varies across subregions.

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