Latest Publications

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2014 presents the latest key statistics on development issues concerning the economies of Asia and the Pacific to a wide audience, including policy makers, development practitioners, government officials, researchers, students, and the general public.

The Framework of Inclusive Growth Indicators 2014 is the fourth edition of the special supplement of the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific. The framework is composed of 35 indicators used as measures of income and nonincome outcomes of inclusive growth; the processes and inputs that are important to improve access to opportunities, social inclusion, social safety nets; and good governance and institutions.

This issue of the e-Quarterly Research Bulletin focuses on inequality in Asia and the Pacific and a theme chapter of Asian Development Outlook 2014 - fiscal policy for inclusive growth.



This paper provides a cross-country analysis of social protection programs in Southeast Asia.

This policy note focuses on reforms to increase labor productivity, health care services for an aging population, and measures to face the increasing dependency ratio.

This issue discusses how a regional inventory of polluted sites can lead to better information and higher awareness among policy makers and development partners about the scope of, and possible solutions to toxic waste problems.

This brief presents ADB experiences in supporting gender equality laws and policy reforms through its policy-based lending, project loans, and technical assistance grant projects.

The brief demonstrates how ADB has utilized different strategies through its lending and technical assistance programs and projects to support and build the the capacity of locally elected women to facilitate their improved and more effective participation in local governance structures.

This brief presents ADB experiences on supporting civil registration and formal identity for women through its lending operations in Cambodia, Nepal and Pakistan. 

This brief presents ADB experiences through its lending operations to create enabling environments for women to express their voice and agency in community level decision making.