With increased fiscal decentralization in many Asian economies, this new book is essential reading for policy makers and academics in the areas of economic development, public finance, and fiscal policy, as well as for officials from development agencies, multilateral banks, and NGOs. For orders, contact Edward Elgar.
Experts discussed how Japan and India can partner to overcome challenges, at a conference organized by ADBI and the Policy Research Institute (PRI) on 31 October in Tokyo. They discussed growth, investment, and trade challenges, and recommended ways to improve India’s labor skills, promote entrepreneurship, and reap the benefits of India’s demographic dividend. ADBI Dean Naoyuki Yoshino, PRI President Toshinori Doi, and the National Council of Applied Economic Research Director General Shekhar Shah gave the opening remarks.
Asia's Developing Future features the latest ADBI research on financial crises, health, housing, inclusiveness, infrastructure, SMEs, trade, and many more. Speakers include Bank of Japan Governor and former ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda, and Nobel laureate M. Yunus.
On 25–26 October in Thimphu, ADBI and the Institute for Policy, Advocacy and Governance (IPAG) held a workshop on cross-border power trading and energy connectivity. ADB’s Bhutan country director, Kanopan Lao-Araya welcomed over 40 officials and experts from seven South Asian countries, who discussed regional energy trading and the prospect of energy cooperation and energy market integration in South Asia.
- Seminar: Affirmative Action Policy, Growth, and Inequality: Evidence from Malaysia
- ADBI 20th Annual Conference: Managing Private and Local Government Debt
- Distinguished Speaker Seminar: Aggregate Expected Investment Growth and Stock Market Returns
- Conference on Globalization, Development, and Economic and Financial Stability
Central and Local Government Relations in Asia: Achieving Fiscal Sustainability
This book’s insights are essential for policy makers in Asia and academics and researchers in the areas of economic development, public finance, and fiscal policy as well as development aid officials, multilateral banks, and NGOs.
Japan’s Lost Decade: Lessons for Asian Economies
ADB Institute’s new book examines Japan’s long-term recession since the 1990s’ economic bubble burst and offers lessons for Asian and other economies.