REGISTRATION: 2022 ADBI Annual Conference on Fostering Resilient Supply Chains Amid Uncertainty
Registration is open for the virtual 2022 ADBI Annual Conference on 28-30 November that will examine prospects for building supply chain resilience amid growing uncertainty and the implications for inclusive recovery in Asia’s trade-reliant developing economies. The conference will feature insights from World Customs Organization Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya, 2022 World Food Prize Laureate Cynthia Rosenzweig of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa, and other senior officials and researchers. It will spotlight research-based measures for reinvigorating trade and transportation after COVID-19, mitigating financial and climate risks, and tackling supply chain disruptions affecting food and energy security.
Call for T7 Policy Brief Abstracts to Promote Global Action During G7 Japan 2023
Think7 (T7), the Group of 7’s (G7) think tank engagement group led by ADBI as part of Japan’s 2023 G7 presidency, is seeking policy brief abstracts from experts worldwide – including both G7 and non-G7 countries – describing research-based solutions to unfolding global challenges. T7 Japan task force co-chairs will publish 16 policy briefs for consideration by the G7 and partners, under the T7 Japan theme Addressing Global Crises, Reigniting Sustainable Development. More than 16 abstracts can be selected and may be developed into joint policy briefs in some cases. Topics of interest are associated with the 4 T7 Japan task forces: 1) Development and Economic Prosperity; 2) Wellbeing, Environmental Sustainability, and Just Transition; 3) Science and Digitalization for a Better Future; and 4) Peace, Security, and Global Governance. The deadline for abstract submissions is 9 January 2023. See more details.
REGISTRATION: ADBI 25th Anniversary Celebration: Strategies for Developing Asia’s Future
Registration is open for the online ADBI 25th anniversary celebration on 1 December. It will feature Bank of Japan Governor and former ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda, Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa, and other senior speakers who will highlight ADBI’s knowledge contribution and policy proposals to help ADB developing member countries thrive amid socioeconomic transition and achieve sustainability. The event will also feature presentations by the winners of the ADBI 25th Anniversary Essay Contest, showcasing these young scholars’ new ideas on economic development policy. View the agenda
ADB-ADBI Highlight Competition Policy Design for Asian Development
Scholars and competition officials presented new research papers on competition policy design for economic development in Asia at an ADB-ADBI workshop in Tokyo on 17-18 November. They stressed the importance of competition policy that complements development policies to promote underlying sources of productivity growth, such as innovation, investment coordination, and specialization. Topics covered included competition law, COVID-19 impacts on industry dynamics, the structure, conduct, and performance of competition agencies, and industry-specific characteristics of competition policy. The papers will be included in a book to be published in 2023.
- COP27, climate change mitigation, and a just transition for developing Asia
- Redesigning social protection programs beyond the COVID-19 pandemic
- Bringing lawyers back to the table for FIDIC contracts and dispute boards
- Sustainable urban development in India: Emerging issues and the way forward
- Fintech’s pandemic-related boost to financial inclusion, MSME resilience, and women’s empowerment in Asia
- Land value capture mechanism provides opportunity for sustainable urbanization in developing Asia
- Servitization of digital technologies to advance health inclusion in developing countries
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Climate Change Mitigation: Policies and Lessons for Asia
Far-reaching efforts are needed to reduce Asia's emissions and realize a 1.5°C temperature drop required to fight climate change and associated threats to sustainable development.
Strengthening Active Labor Market Policies to Drive an Inclusive Recovery in Asia
Active labor market policies can enhance the income-generating potential of the unemployed or underemployed and accelerate inclusive recovery after the pandemic.
Policy Messages for Planning and Implementing High-Speed Rail in Asia
High-speed rail’s capacity to accelerate regional development is driven by the non-linear, dynamic, technical, and social interactions in a high-speed rail system.
- Climate Change Mitigation: Policies and Lessons for Asia
- Strengthening Active Labor Market Policies to Drive an Inclusive Recovery in Asia
- APEC Executive Director Rebecca Sta Maria on ADBI’s 25th Anniversary
- Francis Fukuyama of Stanford University on ADBI’s 25th Anniversary
- Tsinghua University’s Chong-En Bai on ADBI’s 25th Anniversary
- Finance Solutions for Achieving City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation
- Policy Messages for Planning and Implementing High-Speed Rail in Asia
- Developing Asia’s climate change mitigation outlook
- APEC’s Rebecca Sta Maria on regional cooperation to revive supply chains
- Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer on closing the digital rural and agricultural development divide
- How 2022 G20 president and 2023 ASEAN chair Indonesia could shape energy transition cooperation
- What Asia tells us about government’s role in fueling private renewable energy investment
- How the G20’s succession of developing country presidencies could help re-shape the global economy