ADBI News Releases
ADBI Dean Sonobe Assesses Asia’s Pandemic Recovery PrioritiesADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe discussed imperatives for enabling COVID-19 pandemic recovery in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific and new ADBI research to boost related policy efforts in a video message.
ADBI-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Renew Sanitation PartnershipADBI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have signed a new three-year partnership agreement to support further enhancements in urban sanitation and human waste management in Asia and the Pacific.
New ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe Assumes OfficeRenowned scholar in development economics, Tetsushi Sonobe, joined the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) as Dean and CEO on 1 April 2020. Dean Sonobe will lead ADBI, the Tokyo-based think tank of the Asian Development Bank, for a three-year term.
New Infrastructure Financing Guide for COVID-19 Affected EconomiesA newly published set of policy proposals details ways to ensure infrastructure growth that drives economic and social development while overcoming limitations in public funding, against the backdrop of increasing demands on government revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New ADBI E-Learning Energy Economics Course Spotlights Uncertainty LessonsA new tuition-free, certificate-issuing ADBI E-Learning course on current energy sector challenges and policy imperatives is now available.
Against the backdrop of the novel coronavirus situation and elevated financial market concerns, this ADBI E-Learning course taught by ADBI Research Fellow John Beirne explores financial globalization development and systemic risk exposure, the drivers of capital flows in crisis and non-crisis periods, and the role of the global financial cycle. Read more.
ADBI Dean Naoyuki Yoshino said think tanks are increasingly important to next generation policy development in the region during a panel in Tokyo marking the launch of the latest Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. Read more.
Dean Naoyuki Yoshino will lead a delegation of ADBI experts at the T20 Saudi Arabia 2020 Inception Conference in Riyadh on 19-20 January. The focus will be on equipping G20 Leaders to boost policy innovation, building on recommendations developed via the T20 Japan process led by ADBI during Japan’s 2019 G20 presidency. Read more.
Experts led by ADB President Takehiko Nakao and ADBI Dean Naoyuki Yoshino set the stage for policy innovation in 2020 with their assessment of Asian fintech development, its inclusion potential, and the changing policy calculus for financial supervision, financial education, and consumer protection at the ADBI Annual Conference. See photos. Read more.