This brief analyzes the potential economic impact of the new coronavirus outbreak on developing Asian economies across various scenarios.
This paper examines the economic dimensions of building back better (BBB) after disaster events and proposes four criteria for effectiveness: safety, speed, inclusiveness, and long-term economic potential.
This paper estimates the growth impact of disasters, with a focus on developing Asia and its subregions.
This report assesses the accuracy of the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) growth and inflation forecasts for 43 Asian economies from 2007 to 2016.
The size of the state-owned enterprise contingent liability in relation to the People’s Republic of China’s gross domestic product appears to be manageable if dealt with decisively and bar a continuation of the past.
This paper assesses the practical implementation for distributed ledger (or blockchain) technology in improving the process of financing, deploying, tracking, and evaluating development finance assistance in key sectors.
This paper assesses the financial fragility of the Chinese economy by looking at risk factors in the corporate nonfinancial sector.
Contingent claims analysis applied to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, and Thailand shows no particular vulnerability to sovereign debt distress during recent years.
This paper explores the analytical tools available for gauging fiscal sustainability under uncertainty to help national authorities in managing and mitigating fiscal vulnerability in Asia.
The paper updates debt sustainability analysis (DSA) for developing Asia, conducted in 2011. With the benefit of hindsight, the accuracy of the earlier debt ratio forecasts and underlying macroeconomic assumptions is assessed.