ADBI News Releases
Registration: Authors to Discuss Macroeconomic Stabilization in the Digital AgeRegistration is open for an Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) webinar to discuss insights from Macroeconomic Stabilization in the Digital Age, a new book that explores the challenges of accelerating digitalization for macroeconomic policy making.
ADBI Drives T20 Innovation for Advancing Global RecoveryADBI has championed the development of new evidence-based Think20 (T20) proposals to help Group of 20 (G20) leaders navigate COVID-19 challenges and advance sustainable and inclusive global recovery.
ADBI Survey: COVID-19 Tests Southeast Asia’s Safety NetsSupplementary income and coping strategies have helped to cushion steep household income declines in Southeast Asia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but further action is needed to bridge the region’s digital divide in education widened by the pandemic, according to the findings of a new ADBI households survey.
Francis Fukuyama, ADBI Dean Guide Post-Pandemic Infrastructure PolicymakingRenowned political scientist Francis Fukuyama of Stanford University and ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe assessed COVID-19’s implications for infrastructure policymaking and keys to navigating politically complex environments to achieve infrastructure breakthroughs vital to sustainable and inclusive recovery during an ADBI webinar.
Registration: Francis Fukuyama and ADBI Dean on Post-Pandemic Infrastructure PolicymakingThis Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) webinar will feature renowned political scientist Francis Fukuyama of Stanford University and ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe who will discuss the policymaking calculus for advancing post-COVID-19 infrastructure growth as a sustainable and inclusive recovery driver in politically charged environments.
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.