ADBI Research | Asian Development Bank

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ADBI Research

ADBI conducts high-level research on issues with strategic implications for development thinking and policy making in Asia and the Pacific.

Research activities include hosting presentations by distinguished experts, organizing regional and international seminars and conferences to contribute to the development policy debate, and publishing books and papers that help to identify effective development strategies and improve the capacity for sound development in the region. 

Selected topics are based on ADB’s priority sectors and themes, an annual needs survey, and inputs from regional policy makers and partners.

Research Staff

Peter J. Morgan, Senior Consulting Economist, Co-chair

Joined the Asian Development Bank Institute as a senior consultant for research in December 2008. View profile.

Matthias Helble, Senior Economist, Co-chair

Joined the Research Department of ADBI in August 2013. His research interests include international trade, health, environment, and urban economics. View profile.

Naoko Nemoto

Joined the Asian Development Bank Institute as a financial economist in May 2016.

Bihong Huang, Research Fellow

Joined the Asian Development Bank Institute as a research fellow in February 2016. View profile.

Saumik Paul, Research Economist

Saumik Paul, Research Economist

Joined the Asian Development Bank Institute as a research economist in December 2017. View profile.