Side Event

Asian Development Bank (ADB)–International Economic Association (IEA) Innovative Policy Research

Friday, 5 May 2023, 10:00 am - 11:30 am (Asia/Seoul)
Songdo Convensia, Room 308-309


Launched by ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa at the IEA World Congress in Bali in 2021, the ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award promotes the application of innovative empirical research in economics to support evidence-based policies for addressing key development challenges in Asia and the Pacific. The session will present research findings from the three winners of the 2023 ADB–IEA Innovative Policy Research Award.

The award-winning papers were selected from more than 100 papers covering a wide range of economic topics:

  • Taxing Property in Developing Countries: Theory and Evidence from Mexico by Anne Brockmeyer (Institute for Fiscal Studies), Manuel Alejandro Estefan Davila (University of Notre Dame), Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato (Duke University & NBER); and Karina Ramírez Arras (Secretaría de Hacienda).
  • Anticipatory Cash Transfers in Climate Disaster Response by Ashley Pople (University of Oxford), Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford), Ruth Hill (Centre for Disaster Protection), and Ben Brunckhorst (Centre for Disaster Protection).
  • Does Technology-based Teachers’ Monitoring Increase Learning Outcomes? Evidence from Public Schools in Pakistan by Inayat Ullah (National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Pakistan), Booyuel Kim (Seoul National University, Republic of Korea), and Hee-Seung Yang (Yonsei University, Republic of Korea).