ADBI News Releases
ADBI Retains World’s Number One Government Affiliated Think Tank RankingThe Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) has been named the world’s best “government affiliated think tank” for a second consecutive year, according to the newly released 2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report from the University of Pennsylvania Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.
New Book Highlights Central Asian SMEs’ Timely Trade PotentialA new ADBI Press book details policy imperatives for igniting small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) trade driven growth, poverty reduction, and food security in Central Asia crucial to the region’s COVID-19 recovery prospects.
New Book Champions Fairer Land Use for More Inclusive Asian GrowthA new ADBI Press book examines land procurement challenges and policy solutions critical to meeting Asia and the Pacific’s growing demand for quality infrastructure that can support inclusive post-pandemic growth.
2020 ADBI Annual Conference: Experts Chart a Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery PathExperts led by renowned economist and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan and Asian Development Bank President Masatsugu Asakawa assessed COVID-19’s impacts and policy implications in Asia and the Pacific during the opening of the three-day 2020 Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Annual Conference on 1 December.
Registration: 2020 ADBI Annual Conference—The Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Policy ImplicationsRegistration is open for the virtual 2020 Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Annual Conference that will explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and its policy implications, with a focus on Asia and the Pacific.
ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe addressed the Think20 (T20) Italy 2021 Inception Conference by detailing ADBI’s plans for advancing timely and impactful global policy research, in conjunction with Italy’s G20 presidency. As part of this effort, ADBI is developing T20 policy briefs for consideration by G20 Leaders ahead of their 30-31 October summit. Read more.
ADBI, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance—University of Cambridge Judge Business School, and Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research & Education in Singapore have signed a research agreement to promote digital financial innovation and knowledge-sharing in Asia and the Pacific. Read more.
Video is now available of the 2020 ADBI Annual Conference remarks of Asian Development Bank President Masatsugu Asakawa describing priorities to rebuild for a lasting recovery, and renowned economist and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, on dealing with corporate distress, repair, and reallocation. Read more.
The annual conference will feature remarks from renowned economist and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, on dealing with COVID-19 induced corporate distress, and Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa who will discuss ADB’s policy response to COVID-19 and priorities going forward. Read more.
Climate change could significantly impact sovereign risk and fiscal sustainability in Southeast Asia and other highly climate vulnerable areas, according to a new report by SOAS University of London, ADBI, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, and 427. Climate Change and Sovereign Risk also offers recommendations for addressing this challenge. Read more.